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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 10, 2022

If you’re on Medicare or will be switching over to it soon, this episode will be extremely valuable for you. We’ve invited Christee from the team here to join the show to talk to us about this healthcare program.

We’ll go through all of the key aspects of Medicare today as well as tell you why consumers should be careful regarding the advertisements they see and hear.

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

  • What is AEP? (2:35)
  • Why should you be reviewing your Medicare plan? (3:39)
  • Do plans change from state to state? (5:40)
  • Explaining the difference between Medicare Supplements and Medicare Advantage (10:22)
  • Who might be a good fit for each plan? (20:21)
  • Do people have to get a prescription drug plan? (26:42)
  • What should consumers be cautious about with endorsements and advertisements? (28:55)
  • What does the review process look like for our clients? (32:39)
  • Best way to get in touch with Christee for Medicare assistance. (38:13)


If you would like to chat with Christee about Medicare, you can email her at


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