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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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Nov 11, 2021

Have you thought about giving back to make a positive impact on the lives of others?  Are you wanting to be involved in a charitable way?  Maybe you have the ability to give some of your time.  Maybe it's financial resources.  In today’s episode with Leslie Blake, Executive Director at Big Brothers Big Sisters, we discuss different ways you can volunteer, be involved, or contribute to help support and make a positive impact on the lives of others. 


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What we discuss on this episode: 

2:33 – What is Big Brothers Big Sisters?

6:15 – Helping others

9:00 – How to volunteer

14:52 – Scott’s experience

18:38 – Other ways to volunteer

27:30 – Helping financially

33:12 – Events

35:50 – Success stories

42:10 – Where they need help

48:05 – Connect with their team

49:40 – Surprise for Scott