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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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Jul 15, 2021

On today’s episode, we’re sharing some things you need to have in place to retire before the age of 65. Here are five areas you need to have covered so you can transition to that next stage of your life.


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What we discuss on this episode: 

4:11 – Want to retire before 65?

5:14 – Have enough money

14:53 – Have a plan for health insurance

19:20 – Have a plan for non-retirement accounts

22:40 – Have a plan for Social Security

28:14 – Have a plan for your life

30:15 – Summary