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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.

Jan 26, 2023

Market volatility became the norm in 2022. Are we in for more of the same in 2023? In this episode, we’ll share some of the predictions being made by some big industry names for the upcoming year.

Here’s some of what you’ll learn in this episode:

  • Here are the expert predictions for 2023. (2:13)
  • What do I think...

Jan 19, 2023

In the first part of this two-part series, we detailed the changes coming to required minimum distributions and Roth accounts. In this episode, we’ll work our way through more of the planning items in SECURE Act 2.0, including spousal IRAs, qualified charitable distributions, catch-up contributions, emergency savings...

Jan 12, 2023

Another round of retirement changes are on the way after President Biden signed a spending bill in December 2022 that included the SECURE Act 2.0. Retirees and pre-retirees need to understand what this legislation means, how it might impact you, and what planning opportunities this could open up.


Here’s some of what...

Jan 5, 2023

It’s time to open up the mailbag again and answer some of your financial questions on the podcast, and we have a few really good ones to tackle today. Whether you’re in retirement or getting close, there will be some good information that we think you’ll relate to with your own financial planning.

So a few of the...