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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.

Dec 21, 2023

We’re sharing this month’s mailbag episode a bit early, but we have 3 great listener questions lined up for today’s show! Miyuki asks if Scott can explain more about tax harvesting and how to take advantage of a stock loss. Lauren asks about the tax consequences of withdrawing from the Roth side of her 401(k)...

Dec 14, 2023

From 24/7 TV channels dedicated to economic news to artificial intelligence, have the advancements in technology made you a financial guru or just more confused? Today, we’ll explore how technology is reshaping financial planning, for better and for worse.


Here’s some of what we discuss in this episode:

  • Google is...

Dec 7, 2023

In a world where technology has placed instant gratification at our fingertips, it can be hard to make financial sacrifices when the reward might not be seen until several years in the future. Today we’ll talk about some of the situations where you might be inclined to take the immediate benefit, when you should...

Nov 30, 2023

It’s the last week of the month, so you know what that means! We’re back with a new mailbag episode. We’ve got some great listener questions lined up for you today, so stick around to see what responses and strategies might apply to your situation and help improve your financial picture.


Here are the questions...

Nov 21, 2023

Are we on the brink of a retirement renaissance or stormy seas ahead? In this episode, we jump into the pressing issues of Social Security, taxes, and the stock market. Whether you're an eternal optimist or cautious pessimist, this episode will equip you with perspectives to plan your retirement years with confidence as...