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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.

Ask Scott your questions by calling 847-235-6989 or check out our podcast website at https://lifemoneyshow.com for more resources.

May 13, 2024

We're thrilled to welcome Lauren Jackson, an experienced attorney based in Illinois, to our podcast today! With over two decades of legal expertise, Lauren specializes in real estate, estate planning, and probate law. Today, she's here to demystify the world of estate planning and offer invaluable insights to our listeners.

Here’s some of what we discuss in this episode:

0:00 – Intro

6:25 – Why do we need estate planning documents?

10:15 – The importance of a healthcare power of attorney

28:44 – The importance of a power of attorney for property

46:50 – What does having a will in place do?

49:53 – How does the probate process work?

1:04:31 – The complexities of guardianship

 

Learn more about Lauren:

https://laurenjacksonlaw.com/

 

Want to get in touch?

Web: https://sierensfinancialgroup.com/

Email: office@sierensfinancialgroup.com

Phone: 847-235-6989

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