Your LIfe, simplified 

Let’s face it, life is hectic. And while we all have dreams of simplifying our lives, it’s not easy. Our podcast is here to help. It focuses on topics that can help make your life easier…from finances and wealth planning, to your health, travel and organizing your life. It’s not just about holistic wealth advice…it’s a podcast about putting life in perspective and having a game plan. If you have topics you would like us to discuss, or questions you would like answered, please email


Travel Hacks to Simplify Your Life

Travel Hacks To Simplify Your Life (30:58)

Research indicates that people will spend more time planning a vacation than they do their retirement plan. Why not make it easier? In our podcast, Travel Hacks To Simplify Your Life, guest Shiraz Dalal, a commercial pilot and a travel consultant, shares with host Brian Leitner travel tips and hacks that everyone should be aware of when planning their next vacation. These tips can save you time, money and frustration when you’re trying to book travel, hotels and excursions. Sometimes getting started with the planning is the hardest part. Shiraz also discusses seasons you should travel, when to use a travel agent and when to “do it yourself.” 


Can Money Buy Happiness?

Can Money Buy Happiness? (22:57)

In our podcast, Can Money Buy Happiness?, host Brian Leitner and guest Dr. Elizabeth Dunn, a professor of psychology at the University of British Columbia, explore the research behind how you spend money and the impact that may have on your happiness. Dr. Dunn will give tips to “happier spending” as well as how to get the biggest happiness bang for each dollar you spend. If you have questions or topics you would like us to cover, please email


Simplifying Your Environment

Simplify Your Environment: Simplify Your Life (23:01)

Host Brian Leitner welcomes Kristen Christian and Lisa Foley, the owners of Bee Organized, to this week's podcast. Lisa and Kristen share tips on how being organized can not only help you simplify your life, but also bring peace-of-mind and a calmness to your family or yourself. They offer tips on:

  • How to determine if you need more organization in your life
  • How to take the first step
  • How to be successful in your goal to simplify or de-clutter
  • Things to think about if you're planning on leaving valuables to loved-ones
  • Points to ponder if you have a knack for holding on to lots of "things" if you are worried you will lose the memories

Everyone has a relationship with "stuff". Consider if it's a healthy relationship, or one that brings you down. Is it bringing you negative energy or positive? Often, people hold on to "stuff" because it represents a time in their life. This podcast addresses the psychological aspect of holding on to "things" and what it can do to your life when you "let go".

Your Life, Simplified Episode #2

The Tax Cuts & Jobs Act (TCJA) of 2017 (30:49)

At the end of 2017, President Trump approved the 2017 Tax Cuts & Jobs Act (TCJA). The new law includes some of the largest tax changes since 1986 in an effort to simplify the tax code. What does this mean for you and your 2018 filings? This podcast covers the biggest changes and their impact to tax payers, how you should take advantage of the changes, and what you need to be thinking about now when it comes to deductions. Topics covered include:

Your Life Simplified, Intro

Your Life, Simplified Introduction (2:23)

We developed the Your Life, Simplified podcast to share ideas and insights to help people live the best life they possibly can. As part of the podcast, we will interview people within the Mariner Wealth Advisors organization and others outside of the organization. We will discuss topics that will help you make more informed financial decisions and also topics that will help you improve your life in other ways.