Oct 1

Written by: Tech  
10/1/2010 11:40 AM

Live! From Bryn Mawr, Pa.: Tune into The Wealth Channel for a healthy dose of financial information.


That’s the brainchild of The American College, which provides education and training to professional advisors who help their clients’ achieve long-term financial security. This 83-year old institution of higher learning recently launched an online platform called TheWealthChannel.com that delivers unique insights from financial services thought leaders to the desktops of working professionals through the Internet.


Originating from the college’s state-of-the-art high definition production facilities, this video-on-demand portal provides advanced educational information on such diverse topics as retirement, estate planning, investments and insurance. With an audience of between 3,000 to 4,000 unique visitors each month and a library of over 400 originally produced interviews, The Wealth Channel has quickly emerged as a definitive online source of insight and knowledge into the creation of financial security.

A building buzz is catching on: TheWealthChannel.com appears on local Philadelphia area public television WYBE-TV (MiND-TV). In addition, Wealth Channel programming, including Wealth Today a daily magazine show can be found on YouTube. And recently, The American College entered into an agreement to distribute Wealth Channel content over Reuters Insider. This financial video news platform targets the 550,000 financial pros that utilize Thomson Reuters terminals. This distribution channel will allow The American College to share educational content directly with members of the financial community.

“The American College has always been a leading distance educator,” said Eric B. Gordon, assistant vice president for communications for American College and managing editor of The Wealth Channel. “In recent years, we’ve made a significant investment in technology as a way to deliver advanced financial education on a cost effective basis. This exciting new online platform is now expanding into other high profile digital and broadcast outlets. It’s another way to bring the financial services industry’s foremost educational content to working professionals and the public.”


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