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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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Dec 2, 2021

When planning for financial independence, you still need to plan for things other than finances, like what you will do with your free time. We’re talking about the life side of retirement today. What are you doing with your time and your energy? Grab a pen and paper and answer these questions for yourself. 


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What we discuss on this episode: 

2:18 – How long will Scott work?

4:30 – Financial independence

7:33 – Fully retire or work part-time?

9:42 – Where do you want to live?

14:45 – Who will you be around?

16:45 – What activities will you do?

21:06 – How much and where will you travel?

23:33 – What do you want your legacy to be?

27:44 – How to make your dreams come true?