Ultimate Guide To Retirement Planning

Planning and saving for retirement feels overwhelming for most Americans. But it doesn’t have to be that way. At WealthChannel, we are on a mission to radically simplify the process of planning and saving for retirement, by giving investors the knowledge they need to either take control of the process or find a vetted fiduciary advisor who can help them along the way.

Retirement Guides

Planning and investing for retirement shouldn’t be complex and overwhelming. We have four free guides on retirement planning to help you navigate.

Retirement Planning, Made Simple

Retirement Planning, Made Simple

Retirement planning shouldn’t feel complicated and overwhelming. It boils down to just seven basic concepts: understand these, and you’ll be on track for a worry-free retirement.


Retirement Expenses, Made Simple

This guide covers everything you need to know about estimating your expenses in retirement, including both your necessary living expenses and desired expenses.

How To Estimate Your Retirement Expenses

In order to successfully plan for a worry-free retirement, you need to have a realistic picture of what you’ll want and need to spend money after you stop working.

How To Estimate Healthcare Expenses In Retirement

An easy-to-understand explainer of your expected healthcare expenses in retirement.


Retirement Income, Made Simple

Many Americans will actually have multiple sources of income in retirement. Once you understand what you’ll be spending money on, you can develop a plan to ensure you have enough money coming in the door to cover those expenses.

The 3 Sources Of Retirement Income

Retirement planning is essentially figuring out how to replace your paycheck in retirement.

How Social Security Works | Fact And Fiction

How Much Will You Get In Social Security?

Is Social Security Running Out?

Should You Take Early Social Security?

Will Your Social Security Be Taxed?

How Pensions Work


How Much Do You Need To Retire?

These articles will help you determine how much you need to accumulate in order to fund your anticipated retirement expenses.

How Retirement Accounts Work

What Is The 4% Rule?

What Is FIRE?

How Much Do You Need To Retire?

Retirement Tools

WealthChannel provides a number of free tools and calculators to help you quantify your retirement plans:

Retirement Expense Worksheet

This spreadsheet will assist in estimating your future retirement expenses. Download now >>


Retirement Calculator

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Additional Retirement Tools

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