BRYN MAWR, PA. - February 27, 2009 - The nation's first video on demand source of information for financial planners debuts this Monday. TheWealthChannel.com, powered by The American College, is designed to be the definitive online source of insight and knowledge into the creation of financial security through the growth, protection and distribution of savings and investments. This innovative and advanced source of information features:
- Insight into breaking news, public policy and financial events as they unfold.
- High impact on-demand and free streaming video.
- In-depth articles from the nation's leading financial services faculty and successful practitioners.
- Audio downloads and webcasts with industry thought-leaders.
Content includes coverage of the technical issues and practices pertinent to the practicing professional that are ignored by the financial services trade press and consumer media.
"With the launch of The Wealth Channel(TM), financial services industry professionals have a place where they can see and hear the perspectives of The American College's world renowned faculty and alumni through their desktop computers," said Larry Barton, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of The American College. "This source of advanced financial knowledge will not only serve the educational needs of today's active financial services professional, it will also help extend the brand of The American College as the nation's premier source of financial services knowledge."
The website offers user-friendly navigation that makes access to information fast and easy. Key topics of interest include:
- Financial Services Buzz
- Retirement and Estate Planning
- Wealth Accumulation
- Practice Management
- Philanthropy/Non Profit
Stories premiering this week include analysis of President Obama's budget, insight from top charitable giving officers into how non-profits are grappling with fewer donations and a provocative look at the credit crisis.
"Creating a user-friendly website was a top priority during the design process," said Ed McEvoy, Associate Vice President of Information Technology at The American College. "We hope that financial services professionals will visit TheWealthChannel.com on a weekly basis to get the latest information from The American College - information that can help give professionals an edge in today's competitive marketplace."
Persons interested in visiting The Wealth Channel(TM) can access the site directly at TheWealthChannel.com or can click on the tab at the top of The American College's homepage at TheAmericanCollege.edu
The American College is dedicated to leadership in innovative training and development that helps financial services companies and their employees succeed. As a non-profit educational institution holding the highest level of academic accreditation, The College has served as a valued business partner to banks, brokerage firms, insurance companies and others for over 82 years. The American College's faculty represents some of the financial services industry's foremost thought leaders. For more information, visit TheAmericanCollege.edu