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The Your Life, Your Money Podcast helps you thrive in life, wealth and retirement. The show is designed to navigate the complexities around money, building and securing wealth, and achieving financial independence. Scott Sierens, financial advisor at Sierens Financial Group, will provide thoughts, strategies, and ideas on each episode to help you make smart and sound financial decisions. The goal is to take complex financial subjects and make them simple and easy to understand so you can feel confident to take action, enjoy life, and eliminate financial stress and anxiety.

Scott, along with guests from across various industries, will cover topics such as tax savings strategies, investment and wealth management, IRAs, 401(k)s, retirement planning, income strategies, pensions, estate planning, social security, healthcare, and much more.

Retirement isn't an age or number. It's finding the balance between living life today and feeling financially confident about YOUR tomorrow.

Ask Scott your questions by calling 847-235-6989 or check out our podcast website at for more resources.

Jul 28, 2022

What does the transition into retirement look like? On today’s episode, Jim Manning will share his retirement story and the lessons he’s learned along the way.


What we discuss in this episode: 

5:08 – What were you doing prior to retirement?

8:31 – Were you working a lot?

9:24 – What age did you...

Jul 21, 2022

There’s no better time than the present to remind ourselves of some good investing fundamentals and themes that we see in the market. Right now, your emotions might be high due to the market being down, but we’ll explain how to handle the rollercoaster ride.

Today we're sharing 10 market tips from Bob Farrell, who...

Jul 14, 2022

Most people realize that it’s usually best to have an estate-planning attorney helping them with their estate plan, but it’s also important for the financial advisor to be part of that conversation. On this episode, we’ll explore the role an advisor plays in the estate and legacy planning process and uncover some...

Jul 7, 2022

On this episode, we’ll pick sides of some important financial debates. From paying off your mortgage early to life insurance and more, we’ll share our opinions on these hot financial topics.


What we discuss in this episode: 

3:12 – Mortgage

6:18 – Life insurance

10:24 – Taxes

14:38 – Mutual funds

16:51 –...