Military Times EDGE Magazine Names Charles Schwab a "Best for Vets" Employer for Third Straight Year

Thursday, May 3, 2012 7:00 am PDT

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SAN FRANCISCO

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SCHW
"We’re proud to share this recognition from EDGE Magazine with the other companies that have made commitment to hiring veterans a core priority."

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For the third year, Charles Schwab & Co. Inc., has been recognized as a "Best for Vets" employer by Military Times EDGE Magazine.

"Schwab values the experience, focus and dedication that military veterans bring to their work. Like the military, Schwab focuses on teamwork and working in ways that bring our values to life as we support those we serve and help them to pursue their goals," said Jay Allen, Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.’s executive vice president of human resources. "We’re proud to share this recognition from EDGE Magazine with the other companies that have made commitment to hiring veterans a core priority."

Military Times EDGE surveyed more than 1,000 major companies and top government contractors with a detailed questionnaire about their recruiting and hiring policies, social recognition for veterans and pay and benefits for reservists and recognized a list of 40 organizations they believe are the “Best for Vets.”

The complete list of the Best for Vets: Employers 2011 winners can be viewed here.

About Charles Schwab

The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE: SCHW) is a leading provider of financial services, with more than 300 offices and 8.6 million active brokerage accounts, 1.52 million corporate retirement plan participants, 801,000 banking accounts, and $1.83 trillion in client assets as of March 31, 2012. 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 Schwab Advisor Services. Its banking subsidiary, Charles Schwab Bank (member FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender), provides banking and mortgage services and products. Brokerage products offered by Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. are not insured by the FDIC, are not deposits or obligations of Charles Schwab Bank, and are subject to investment risk, including the possible loss of principal invested. More information is available at www.schwab.com and www.aboutschwab.com. (0512-3072)

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Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.
Sarah Bulgatz, 415-667-0328
Sarah.bulgatz@schwab.com

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