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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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Sep 8, 2022

There are many things we know we’ll have to deal with in retirement, but we don’t know how to predict when or to what degree. How do you construct a plan that deals with the unpredictability of these different factors? We’ll help you determine how.


What we discuss in this episode: 

4:10 – Life expectancy

7:50 – Stock market returns

11:15 – Tax rates

15:51 – Inflation

18:46 – Unexpected expenses

21:23 – Mailbag: Want to save more


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