When it comes to independent advisors, we’re all in. Today, over half of the firms we serve have under $100 million in AUM with us. You're the future of this industry.

This is our commitment to you and to every client we serve:

Industry-leading custody services, with no AUM minimums, no custody fees – and no intention to raise them

Because we believe that every firm of every size deserves world-class support.

Best-in-class technology and open architecture, including a rapidly growing network of third-party providers

We give you freedom to choose technology that fits the way you want to work.

The best and the brightest service professionals in this industry

With deep experience helping firms just like yours, and a commitment to seeing the world through your eyes.

In-depth practice management consulting and insights for every firm on our platform

From our industry-leading RIA Benchmarking Study to cybersecurity resources and more, we help you grow and stay on the leading edge.

An account opening process that is digital and streamlined

We’re making conversion easy for you with a digital account opening process, so you can bring clients on board securely with just a few clicks.

Thank you

To the over 7,500 firms who’ve been with us on this journey, thank you. If you’re considering independence, maybe now is a good time to get to know us.

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Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions

What is the Pledge and why was it created?
Is it true that Schwab does not charge custody fees or require minimum AUMs?
Is Schwab committed to serving advisors with under $100 million in AUM?
What is Schwab's commitment to open APIs and third-party technology integrations?
Will advisors currently on TD Ameritrade's platform be required to 're-paper'?
How will Schwab fulfill its Pledge?

Schwab Advisor Services™ serves independent investment advisors and includes the custody, trading, and support services of Schwab. Independent investment advisors are not owned by, affiliated with, or supervised by Schwab.