Running and operating a Schwab Independent Franchise Branch is an exciting opportunity designed for outstanding individuals. This innovative franchising program pairs the strength of experienced, driven, and service-oriented financial services professionals with the powerful reputation, nationwide network, and investor-first philosophy of Schwab.
If you identify with the following attributes, you may be an ideal person for this unique opportunity.
10+ years in financial services, including experience as a financial advisor
Established reputation, credibility, and strong network of contacts in your community
The following professional licenses (currently hold or are able to successfully obtain within
defined time frames):
Series 7; 63, 65, or 66; and 9/10
Life/Health and Annuity insurance licenses
A proven track record for client acquisition and development
A skill for developing relationships and proactively engaging with members of your community
The desire to scale your business significantly over the long term
Become the trusted face—and voice—of Schwab in your community
Serve as the “trusted advisor,” guiding clients to appropriate Schwab resources and advice
Seize the opportunity to focus on developing and growing client relationships
Interest in establishing a franchise in your community that’s not currently served by a Schwab branch
Target community has a large number of affluent households
Strong connection to your community, enabling you to identify and capitalize on existing networks and relationships within the market
Ability to see through the client’s eyes and have an appreciation for the aspirations and motivations underlying their financial goals
Strong desire for one-on-one client development and personal service
Passion for helping individuals “own their tomorrow” in line with Schwab’s investor-first philosophy
Seek to run and operate a business while leveraging the strength of Schwab’s brand, expertise, and resources
An initial franchisee fee of $25,000–50,000 plus additional capital to invest in establishing your business
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