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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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Mar 28, 2024

Many of us have experiences that we regret. How can we avoid these feelings in our retirement years? In today’s episode, Scott shares common retiree regrets and practical strategies to sidestep them.


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

0:00 – Intro

7:13 – Waiting too long to retire

9:01 – Not having goals and a purpose in retirement

13:06 – Losing touch with family

15:16 – Not enjoying more while you’re younger

21:20 – Not taking your health seriously earlier in life

23:39 – Not planning for long-term care

26:11 – Listener question about spending in retirement


7 Biggest Regrets of Retirees


10 Retirees Share Their Biggest Regrets

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