Charles Schwab Announces @Schwab4RIAs – Twitter Channel Dedicated to Independent Investment Advisors

Monday, October 4, 2010 9:00 am PDT

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--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW):

     

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On Monday, October 4, Charles Schwab is launching @Schwab4RIAs, a new Twitter account dedicated to independent Registered Investment Advisors (RIAs) and those interested in learning more about RIAs or the RIA industry.

 

Followers of @Schwab4RIAs will receive news and insights relevant to RIAs, including practice management tips and resources, technology updates and best practices, industry insights, expert commentary, and information about Schwab’s events for advisors, including the upcoming IMPACT® 2010 to be held in Boston October 26-29.

 
Advisors, media and others interested in the RIA industry are invited to follow.
 

Through its Advisor Services division, Charles Schwab is the leading provider of custodial, operational and trading support for more than 6,000 RIAs.

   

 

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@Schwab4RIAs goes live on Twitter at 9 AM PST on Monday, October 4, 2010.

     

About Charles Schwab

The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) is a leading provider of financial services, with more than 300 offices and 7.9 million client brokerage accounts, 1.5 million corporate retirement plan participants, 824,000 banking accounts, and $1.4 trillion in client assets. Through its operating subsidiaries, the company provides a full range of securities brokerage, banking, money management and financial advisory services to individual investors and independent investment advisors. Its broker-dealer subsidiary, Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. (member SIPC, www.sipc.org), and affiliates offer a complete range of investment services and products including an extensive selection of mutual funds; financial planning and investment advice; retirement plan and equity compensation plan services; referrals to independent fee-based investment advisors; and custodial, operational and trading support for independent, fee-based investment advisors through its Advisor Services division. Its banking subsidiary, Charles Schwab Bank (member FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender), provides banking and mortgage services and products. More information is available at www.schwab.com and www.aboutschwab.com. (1010-6248)

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Lindsay Tiles, 415-667-0479
lindsay.tiles@schwab.com

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