Schwab hosts and is involved in a number of thought-provoking events throughout the year. These events provide valuable networking opportunities, relevant industry insights, and hands-on educational opportunities.
Schwab’s premier conference for independent investment advisors.
National Summit—Spring 2018
Retirement Business Services’ premier client event for recordkeepers and advisors, focused on industry perspectives, practice management topics, and operational management insights.
Online events designed to keep you up to date on current trends, industry insights, and commentary from Schwab experts.
Practice Management Trainings
Earn your Accredited Investment Fiduciary® (AIF®) designation and more.
Certified 401(k) Professional Designation
Select advisors are invited to attend The Retirement Advisor University (TRAU)1 at the UCLA Anderson School of Management Executive Education to earn this prestigious designation.
Half-day educational training programs that are geared toward helping independent advisors grow their corporate retirement plan business.
A unique, interactive environment for retirement professionals who actively sell, market, support, or service 401(k) plans.
Dedicated to helping plan advisors win business and evolve their service models.
Professional development conference for investment fiduciaries and financial services professionals.
Learn from an advisory board of currently active and top-producing advisors and other industry thought leaders.
We also attend many key events focused on the recordkeeping industry, such as randug and ASPPA™ Annual.
Best-in-Retirement Business Impact Award™ 2018
High achievers wanted. This annual award recognizes an independent investment advisor or recordkeeper for demonstrating leadership and excellence in the retirement plan industry. The award includes a $15,000 donation to a charity chosen by the winning firm.
Best-in-Retirement Business Impact Award™ 2018
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Onscreen logo and text: Fiduciary Investment Advisors. Best-in-Retirement Business IMPACT Award™. Fiduciary governance experts.
Mark Wetzel: We strive to provide superior investment advice and fiduciary guidance for our clients.
Karen Paulson: Leveraging technologies and practices with a proven track record of encouraging savings.
Mike Goss: It’s this client-centric approach that’s made us succeed.
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Katherine Marino: We created a governance calendar, so our clients have a clear expectation of what we will provide for them—and when.
Karen Paulson: It ensures we address relevant issues annually, while providing our clients with current best practices.
Ryan Gardner: It’s how we’re able to bring our expertise and knowledge to the savers and organizations that need it most.
Onscreen text: Meeting participants where they are
Mike Goss: We strive to locate superior technology solutions…
Ryan Gardner: Like our client portal and electronic education materials…
Mark Wetzel: Helping participants understand how to spend in retirement so they don’t outlive their money.
Onscreen text: Support for our people, support for our communities
Karen Paulson: We support professional development through mentoring and training.
Mark Wetzel: It’s why we’re consistently recognized as one of the industry’s best places to work.
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As a Schwab client, you can access a range of powerful investment research and monitoring tools and prospecting opportunities that can help you bring additional value and expertise to your clients.
Schwab’s integrated fi360® Toolkit1
Integrated with Schwab’s platform, this industry-leading, web-based software streamlines plan management to help you manage the fiduciary process.
Mutual fund search tool
See our mutual fund search tool to quickly research and filter more than 13,000 mutual funds, including a variety of no-load, no-transaction-fee funds.3 You can find it on the Schwab Retirement Center website.
Available on the Schwab Retirement Center website, this robust tool enables clients to easily search for retirement plan sales opportunities. A database of more than 1.6 million benefit plans, it features flexible filters that allow you to easily focus searches on your target market, gain valuable insight into a plan’s reported fees, view the number of participants in and total value of a company’s plan, and much more.
In addition to our events and tools, we have a robust online resource library offering white papers, research studies, and industry perspectives. Here’s a small sampling of what you’ll find:
- Schwab Self-Directed Brokerage Account Indicators™ Report
- Schwab Bank’s Commitment to Protecting Your Retirement Plan and IRA Assets
See our Resources page