Schwab Advisor Services

Schwab Advisor Services


Business head: Bernie Clark

No. clients: 7100

AUC: $1,136,500

In the News

Technology isn't easy for big companies. Just ask Disney

November 19, 2019 - Last week saw the official launch of Disney+, the new video streaming service from Disney that's challenging technology companies like Netflix and Amazon. By the numbers, it was an overwhelming success, with 10 million people signing up on the first day....

Bernie Clark: Zero commissions give advisers more opportunity to win clients

November 15, 2019 - Schwab Advisor Services' EVP said the industry needs to continue to revive itself and get younger.

Charles Schwab to get more aggressive around lending, income

November 5, 2019 - Discount broker Charles Schwab Corp. is becoming more aggressive around the lending and income services it offers to financial advisers and their clients, with plans to roll out services in these areas in the near future, according to company executives....

How Brett Shaver Achieved Professional and Personal Independence

November 4, 2019 - As a senior research analyst at one of the nation's largest institutional investment firms, Brett Shaver managed fundamental analysis for key sectors within the firm's large-cap equity strategies. He loved the intellectual aspects of his job, but felt...

Schwab platform gives advisers easier access to alternative investments

October 24, 2019 - Schwab Advisor Services has a new platform to provide independent registered investment advisers easier access to alternative investments. The Alternative Investment Marketplace features third-party sponsors offering a menu of private equity, hedge funds...

How independence helps Andrea Broughton meet the complex needs of affluent clients

September 16, 2019 - Andrea Broughton's route to independence as a Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) was fairly unique. Her previous employer essentially walked away from its financial planning business, effectively handing it over to the firm's advisors. With the support...

Hey, Google, check my TD Ameritrade portfolio

September 4, 2019 - TD Ameritrade is expanding the ways retail investors can access its brokerage platform using voice commands. TD clients can now use any device with Google Assistant — whether it's a television, smart speakers, Android phone or smartwatch — to get...

Competition among TAMPs heats up

August 31, 2019 - "Poor man want to be rich; Rich man want to be king. And a king ain't satisfied, till he rules everything." Those words from Bruce Springsteen's 1978 single "Badlands" resonate with Jud Bergman, chairman and CEO of Envestnet, as he considers the landscape...

Forget millennials, fintechs have eyes for Gen Z

August 27, 2019 - Want to feel old? The oldest members of Gen Z, the name marketers cooked up for a consumer demographic younger than millennials, have graduated college, are entering the workforce and are ready to invest. Or they would be if they weren't buried in student...

The road to independence: Attracting and retaining clients

August 19, 2019 - After 15 years with one wirehouse and five years at another, Don Garman wrote a seven-figure check to release himself from an employment contract so he could start his own Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) firm, Mirador Capital Partners, in Pleasanton,...

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