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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.

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Aug 25, 2022

The Inflation Reduction Act recently passed both houses of Congress and made a lot of headlines for what it’s supposed to accomplish. On today’s show, we’re talking about the bill and how it may or may not serve you, what it means from a tax standpoint and whether it will actually reduce inflation.


What we...

Aug 18, 2022

Many rules of thumb are great to follow to help with your finances, but some rules are outdated and don’t align with current economic conditions. We’ll explain which rules to follow and which to leave behind.


What we discuss in this episode: 

4:01 – 75% rule

6:33 – Retirement spending smile

8:50 – Understand...

Aug 11, 2022

Everyone feels great about their investments when the market is growing and remaining strong, but how do you feel when things start to get choppy? Those fluctuations in the market can identify the people that aren’t truly comfortable with their portfolio risk because fear could push them to sell quickly.

Here are some...

Aug 4, 2022

Are savings bonds making a comeback? This conservative investment option has found new life this year thanks to an interest rate that’s approaching 10%. Should you be moving money into these government-issued iBonds as soon as possible? We’ll give you all the details on these bonds and make sure you’re aware...