Our people, our passion, our commitment
CultureVeterans find next mission in serving clients
As a recognized veteran-friendly employer, Charles Schwab is fortunate to have employees who have spent time in the armed forces working for the firm.
CultureCreating a life of purpose and commitment
Kimberly Clark has always pushed herself to try new things while creating a life of purpose and commitment. At the root of it all has been one guiding force: Curiosity.
Culture, InnovationMeet Cynthia Loh: a runner who’s found her stride
Cynthia Loh has spent the bulk of her career in the financial sector working in investment banking, asset management, and a fintech start-up, and she even spent a stretch working in Shanghai and Hong Kong. But it’s Schwab where Cynthia says she’s found a home.
CultureAt the intersection of art and investing
Charlos Gary always dreamed of becoming a cartoonist. Now he spends his days creating infographics, cartoons and motion graphics for Charles Schwab's research publications.
Viewpoints, Culture, IndustryLooking back with my father, Charles Schwab
I sat down with my dad, Chuck Schwab, to talk about his new memoir, INVESTED...Take a look.
Viewpoints, Industry, CultureForget the PowerPoint. What do our clients want?
I’m so pleased that Chuck is sharing his story for the first time in its entirety in a new memoir entitled, Invested - Changing Forever The Way Americans Invest. It’s a compelling story of an entrepreneur who believes down to his core that doing what’s right by your customers is the surest way to success in business.
Viewpoints, Industry, CultureGrateful, humbled and in awe
As a proud alumnus, I was honored to give the commencement address to the University of Maryland’s Smith School of Business class of 2019. My family was there with me that night – including my father who graduated from Maryland in the 60’s, and my daughter who graduated from Maryland last year. We are three generations of proud Terps.
Viewpoints, Industry, CultureWhy investing matters to me
I shared with the audience one powerful question I was asked many years ago by a colleague. The question was simple: “Are you passionate about what you’re doing?” It sounds like an obvious question, but for me, it was critically important and got me to reexamine my situation.
Viewpoints, CultureMy Schwab story
This week, we are welcoming several new Schwabbies to the Digital Services team. As new faces join, I remember my first weeks at Schwab – and the question I asked my new colleagues: “why did you come to Schwab?” So, here’s my answer to that question.
Viewpoints, Culture, CommunityGender equity: A goal we must all pursue
I’ve long been a champion of financial empowerment for women. That's why, as a commissioner on the San Francisco Commission on the Status of Women, I was excited to host a day-long event, the #GenderEquityChallenge Forum, which highlighted and encouraged corporate policies that advance women in the workplace.
Viewpoints, CultureThe smart questions interns are asking (I’m taking notice)
Every summer, I meet with over a hundred of our interns to answer their questions about our company, Charles Schwab, the financial services industry, and most importantly, how to embark on a fulfilling career. But every year, I learn from them too.
Viewpoints, CultureMy number one challenge as CEO
It’s a well-known secret that executives, especially CEOs, often work within an information silo – where what they hear is what employees believe they want to hear – and bad news often struggles to find its way into their purview...No matter where we are in our careers, we can all benefit from continuing to ask the tough questions.
Viewpoints, Culture#IfIWere22: The power of humility
On almost a whim, I decided to leave my secure job at a large company and spend my life savings to start my own business...I learned some of the hardest and most valuable lessons of my life during those years. Here are three that I wish that bright-eyed and ambitious 22-year-old had known.