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Industry Awards

National Business Awards

National Workplace Awards

Regional Workplace Awards

Military Workplace Awards

Seeing challenges “Through Clients’ Eyes” is the North Star that guides everything we do. Any recognition and awards we receive mean that we’re making a difference by helping improve peoples’ lives. And for that, we are extremely humble and proud. 

Industry Awards

Customer satisfaction is our measuring stick. That’s why we push ourselves to give you an ever-improving experience with our products, our services, and our people. And being recognized as the best at what we do by our clients and industry means we’re on the right track.


Industry Awards

  • Investor's Business Daily

    2024 Best Online Brokers Recognition

    12 Year Winner: Rated a Best Online Broker

    IBD recognizes the top four brokers in 20 key performance categories that surveyed investors deemed important.

    The Third-party accolade was given on January 25, 2024, and is for a 15-month timeframe. The criteria, evaluation, and ranking were determined by Investor’s Business Daily in conjunction with its research partner, TechnoMetrica Market Intelligence. https://www.investors.com/best-online-brokers-2024/ Schwab paid a licensing fee to York Graphic Services, LLC. for use of the award and logos.

  • J.D. Power

    Highest in Investor Satisfaction with DIY Self-Directed Services

    Ameritrade, now part of Charles Schwab, ranked Highest in Investor Satisfaction with DIY Self-Directed Services in the J.D. Power 2024 U.S. Self-Directed Investor Satisfaction Study. 

    TD Ameritrade, Inc. ("Ameritrade") Member SIPC, a subsidiary of The Charles Schwab Corporation (“Charles Schwab”), received the highest score in the do-it-yourself segment of the J.D. Power 2024 U.S. Self-Directed Investor Satisfaction Study of investors’ satisfaction with self-directed investment firms. It is independently conducted, and the participating firms do not pay to participate. Use of study results in promotional materials is subject to a license fee. Visit jdpower.com/awards for more details.

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    Stockbrokers.com

    2024 Broker Industry Award

    Schwab ranked #1 in the following categories of StockBrokers.com’s annual rankings: Trader App (thinkorswim), Desktop Stock Trading Platform (thinkorswim), Bond Research, Research, High Net Worth Investors.

    StockBrokers.com Annual Awards 2024 was given on January 23, 2024. The criteria, evaluation, and ranking were determined by StockBrokers.com. Companies were assessed in StockBrokers.com’s 8 Primary Categories: Commissions & Fees, Investment Options, Platforms & Tools, Research, Mobile Trading, Education, Ease of Use, and Overall. See 2024 Annual Awards page for more information.

  • Fortune Most Admired Company 2023 logo
    Fortune

    World’s Most Admired Companies™ 2023

    Awarded by Fortune®.

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    J. D. Power

    Highest in Investor Satisfaction with Full-Service Brokerage Firms

    Charles Schwab earned the highest ranking in overall customer satisfaction in the J.D. Power 2023 U.S. Full-Service Investor Satisfaction Study.

    Charles Schwab received the highest score in the J.D. Power 2023 U.S. Full-Service Investor Satisfaction Study, which measures investor satisfaction with full-service investment firms. Visit jdpower.com/awards for more details. The J.D. Power 2023 U.S. Full-Service Investor Satisfaction Study is independently conducted, and the participating firms do not pay to participate. Use of study results in promotional materials is subject to a license fee.

National Business Awards

Improving the lives of our clients is the best recognition we can receive. But hearing from others that we’re doing a good job is pretty great, too.


National Business Awards

  • NerdWallet

    2024 Best Bank or Credit Union for ATM Access

    Schwab Bank ATM, NerdWallet's 2024 winner for Best Bank or Credit Union with ATM Access 

    Bank or Credit Union with ATM Access, is based on a review done in October 2022. The criteria, evaluation, and ranking were determined by NerdWallet. Click here for more information

  • J.D. Power

    2024 Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Checking Accounts from Direct Banks

    Schwab Bank ranked highest in Customer Satisfaction with Checking Accounts from Direct Banks for the 6th Year in a Row

    Charles Schwab received the highest score in the checking segment of the J.D. Power 2019–2024 U.S. Direct Banking Satisfaction Studies, which measures overall satisfaction with direct branchless banks. Visit jdpower.com/awards for more details. The J.D. Power 2024 U.S. Direct Banking Satisfaction Study is independently conducted, and the participating firms do not pay to participate. Use of study results in promotional materials is subject to a license fee.

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    U.S. News and World Report

    2024 Best Investing Platform Overall

    U.S. News & World Report’s Best Investing Platforms award was given on 04/08/2024 and is for 2024-2025. The criteria, evaluation, and ranking were determined by U.S News & World Report. See https://money.usnews.com/investing/best-brokers/methodology for more information. Schwab paid a licensing fee to U.S News & World Report for use of the award and logos.

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    Forbes

    2024 Best Customer Service

    Forbes Best Customer Service 2024 was given on November 16, 2023, and expires January 2, 2025, The criteria, evaluation, and ranking were determined by Forbes partnered with HundredX.  See here for more information. Schwab paid a licensing fee to Forbes for use of the award and logos.

  • PLANSPONSOR Best in Class 2024 - Defined Contribution Providers award
    PLANSPONSOR®

    2024 Best in Class

    We are honored to receive the most Best in Class awards for 7 years in a row, which is nearly 2X more than the nearest qualifying plan provider, as rated in the 2023 PLANSPONSOR® Defined Contribution (DC) Survey.1

    PLANSPONSOR award was given on February 15, 2024. The criteria, evaluation, and ranking were determined by PLANSPONSOR. See https://www.plansponsor.com/research/2023-best-class-dc-providers/?pagesec=4#Methodology for more information. A licensing fee has been paid to PLANSPONSOR for the use of the award logo, however Schwab did not pay any fees to be considered for the award.

  • Kiplinger Reader's Choice Awards 2024 badge
    Kiplinger

    2023 Readers' Choice Awards: Best Internet Banks

    From Kiplinger's Personal Finance. ©2023. The Kiplinger Washington Editors. All rights reserved. Used under license. Kiplinger’s Reader’s Choice Awards 2023: Internet Banks was awarded in May 2023. The criteria, evaluation, and ranking were determined by Kiplinger’s. https://www.kiplinger.com/personal-finance/kiplinger-readers-choice-awards. Schwab paid a licensing fee to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance for use of the award and logos.

  • IBD Most Trusted 2023 badge
    Investor's Business Daily

    2023 Most Trusted Bank

     

    The IBD Most Trusted Bank award was given on September 25, 2023, and expires December 31, 2024. The criteria, evaluation, and ranking were determined by Investor's Business Daily. https://www.investors.com/news/most-trusted-financial-companies-top-25-list-2022  Schwab paid a licensing fee to York Graphic Services, LLC. for the use of the award and logos.

  • 2023 NerdWallet award: Schwab Intelligent Portfolios
    NerdWallet

    2023 Best Robo Advisor IRA Investing

    Schwab Intelligent Portfolios is NerdWallet's 2023 winner for Best Robo Advisor IRA Investing 2023.

    The award for Schwab Intelligent Portfolios, one of NerdWallet’s 2023 winners for Best Robo Advisors, is based on a review done in October 2022. The criteria, evaluation, and ranking were determined by NerdWallet. Click here for more information.

  • Investopedia Broker Awards 2022-Customer Service
    Investopedia

    2022 Best Broker for Customer Service

     

    This Investopedia award was given on Sept. 27, 2022 and is for 2022-2023 timeframe. The criteria, evaluation, and ranking were determined by Investopedia. [[Click here for more information.]]

Community-Focused Awards

Giving back to the communities where we live and work is an important part of who we are as a company and as individuals


Community-Focused Awards

POL The Civic 50 8-year Honoree award
Points of Light

America’s 50 Most Community-Minded Companies

Schwab has been recognized since 2017 by Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, which selects honorees based on four dimensions of their corporate citizenship and social impact programs: investment of resources, integration across business functions, institutionalization through policies and systems, and impact measurement.

National Workplace Awards

A supportive culture and workplace where everyone is welcome, and has an opportunity to achieve their full potential, is a great point of pride for us.


National Workplace Awards

  • Pensions & Investments

    2023 Best Places to Work in Money Management

    Schwab Asset Management was recognized.

  • Forbes 2023 The Best Employers For Women award badge
    Forbes

    2023 Best Employers for Women

  • Forbes

    2023 America’s Best Large Employers Recognition

  • DISABILITY:IN

    2023 DEI Award

    Schwab scored 100 on the 2023 Disability Equality Index.

  • Forbes

    2022 The Best Employers for New Grads

Regional Workplace Awards

Our commitment to do right by our employees and give them a welcoming workplace where everyone can thrive has always been our mission. Being recognized for it by the communities where we operate is icing on the cake.


Regional Workplace Awards

Top Workplaces

Top Place to Work Recognition

Schwab ranks as a top place to work in many of the places we call home:

Arizona (2023) 
Austin, TX (2013-2023) 
California Bay Area (2013-2023) 
Central Florida (2019-2023) 
Central Indiana (2013-2024)
Charlotte, NC (2016-2023)
Chicago, IL (2013-2023)
Colorado (2013-2024)
Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (2017-2023)
Michigan (2023)
New Jersey (2023)
Northeast Ohio (2013-2018, 2020-2023)
San Antonio, TX (2023)
San Diego County, CA (2022-2023)
St. Louis, MO (2022-2023)
 

Military Workplace Awards

We’re honored to be recognized by military organizations for our support of veterans and their families, and thank all former and active service members and their families for their sacrifice.


Military Workplace Awards

  • U.S. VETERANS MAGAZINE

    2024 Best of the Best Recognition

    Schwab has been recognized since 2012.

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1. 55 in the PLANSPONSOR(R) 2023 Defined Contribution (DC) Survey, 55 in the PLANSPONSOR(R) 2022 Defined Contribution (DC) Survey, 48 in the PLANSPONSOR® 2021 Defined Contribution (DC) Survey, 102 in the PLANSPONSOR® 2020 Defined Contribution (DC) Survey, 88 in the PLANSPONSOR® 2019 Defined Contribution (DC) Survey, 74 in the PLANSPONSOR® 2018 Defined Contribution (DC) Survey, and 62 in the PLANSPONSOR® 2017 Defined Contribution (DC) Survey. A total of 12 providers qualified for inclusion in the 2023 results and providers were rated in four areas of service.  A total of 15 providers qualified for inclusion in the 2022 results and providers were rated by sponsors in four areas of service. A total of 15 providers qualified for inclusion in the 2021 results, down from 17 providers listed in 2020 and 23 providers listed in 2017, 2018, and 2019. More information regarding the methodology and survey results can be found at: https://www.plansponsor.com/research/2023-best-class-dc-providers/?pagesec=4#Methodology

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