46 episodes

To build a $1 million portfolio and enjoy a worry-free retirement, you need to understand just 7 basic concepts. 
WealthChannel Academy is your guide to simple and effective retirement planning, without the hype.

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To build a $1 million portfolio and enjoy a worry-free retirement, you need to understand just 7 basic concepts. 
WealthChannel Academy is your guide to simple and effective retirement planning, without the hype.

    Is Social Security Going Bankrupt?

    Is Social Security Going Bankrupt?

    Tens of millions of Americans rely on Social Security checks for a substantial portion of their retirement income. Yet the outlook for this program is uncertain, due to shifting U.S. demographics. Is it true that Social Security is running out of cash? And what happens if it does?  

    • 10 min
    Should You Take Early Social Security?

    Should You Take Early Social Security?

    One of the most important financial decisions of your life happens in your early 60s, when you need to decide when to start receiving Social Security benefit payments. You have lots of options, and the difference between them could add up to hundreds of thousands of dollars.

    • 10 min
    How Much Will You Get In Social Security?

    How Much Will You Get In Social Security?

    Social Security is a key component of a retirement plan for virtually every American. And yet there's a lot of confusion and bad information out there about how this benefit payment actually works -- and what you can do to maximize it.

    • 10 min
    The 3 Sources Of Retirement Income

    The 3 Sources Of Retirement Income

    Planning for retirement can feel impossible if you're not sure what exactly you're working towards. This episode will induce a couple of "aha moments" as a look at retirement from a different perspective dramatically simplifies the objective.

    • 9 min
    How To Estimate Healthcare Expenses In Retirement

    How To Estimate Healthcare Expenses In Retirement

    One of the first steps in planning for a worry-free retirement is figuring out your "endgame" -- what you'll be spending money on after you stop working. A big component of many retirement budgets is healthcare, so it's important to be realistic about what your health insurance and out-of-pocket costs will be.

    • 18 min
    How To Estimate Your Retirement Expenses

    How To Estimate Your Retirement Expenses

    The first step towards a worry-free retirement: figuring out what you'd like to spend each year once you're done working. This can be a simple and straightforward process, as long as investors avoid a couple of common mistakes.

    • 7 min

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