Take Your Business Where You Want To

Whether you’re considering the RIA model or you have a well-established RIA practice, we’re here to help you build the future you want. You’ll get the dynamic support of our insights and experience, drawn from years of serving advisors just like you. We believe in the power of small business and are here to help you realize your vision—there’s no better time than now.

Take your business where you want it to go. For more than two decades, we’ve helped advisors of all types and sizes transition to the independent model.

Making the move to the RIA model is easier than you might think. With Schwab, you’ll have a dedicated team of professionals who can help you build a seamless transition plan tailored to your needs.

We provide you with tools and resources to help you:

  • Build a business plan
  • Evaluate potential costs and profitability
  • Identify optimal technology systems for your firm’s size

We can also connect you to third-party firms for help with office setup, marketing, and human resources.

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You'll have access to a broad range of products, backed by research and insights to help you make informed investment decisions.

Choose from a broad range of investment products to best serve your business and your clients, including:

  • An expansive array of mutual funds, exchange traded funds (ETFs), and managed account options
  • Alternative investments

You can also outsource investment management by selecting from a variety of third-party turnkey providers (TAMPs) to support your firm.

Small businesses face unique challenges in seeking sustained, profitable growth. We offer powerful solutions and ongoing support to help you manage those challenges and plan for the future.

Schwab's team of dedicated professionals can provide guidance and resources to help you identify value for your clients, cultivate referrals, and tap into centers of influence while positioning your business for long-term success.

Gain the flexibility to choose the technology solutions that work for you—and work together.  We’ll help you decide what technology you need and provide guidance about the best solutions for your firm. Whether your business needs requires technology from Schwab, a third party, or both, you’ll have the innovative resources you need to support your office:

Our flexible technology solutions, resources and experienced support can make it easier for you to deliver  exceptional, consistent service—so you can focus on building your business.

Juggling multiple roles within your firm can give you less time to focus on important tasks. With Schwab, you can rely on leading technology to help you run your office more efficiently—allowing yourself more time for the things that brought you into the business in the first place.

It's impractical for a small business to invest in more technology than you need. What's most important is getting the right systems for the way you run your business, with the ability to scale and upgrade as your business grows.

Whether your business needs requires technology from Schwab, a third party, or both, you'll have access to the innovative resources you need to support your office.

When you're ready to take that next step, we're here to help you secure the future you want.

When it comes time for a transition, we're here to guide you every step of the way—whether it's merging your company, helping with another firm, or passing on your business to the next generation of leaders. It’s your firm, your dedication, your decision and your rewards.



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Schwab Intelligent Integration ("SII") is an integrated technology strategy. Solutions leveraging SII will be offered by Performance Technologies, Inc., (“PTI”) a subsidiary of The Charles Schwab Corporation and an affiliate of Schwab, or by participating providers in the Schwab OpenView Gateway program.