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To reach your retirement goals, we recommend taking full advantage of tax-smart ways to save. With a Schwab Traditional IRA, you won't pay taxes on earnings until you make withdrawals, and you may get immediate tax benefits when you contribute.

What are the fees and commissions?

  • $0 account open or maintenance fees. Other account fees, fund expenses, and brokerage commissions may apply1
  • Minimum required to open an account: $1,0002
  • Commissions: $6.95 per online equity trade;3 $0 per Schwab ETF online trade in your Schwab account4

What do I get with this Traditional IRA?

Every Schwab account comes with investment help and guidance. With this account, you’ll get:

  • Immediate tax benefits if you qualify
  • Potential gains accumulate tax-deferred—pay no taxes until funds are withdrawn in retirement
  • Retirement planning tools and resources in Understanding IRAs
  • 24/7 service and support
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  • OPEN

    We’ll help you choose the right account. Call 877-627-7734 or visit a local branch.

  • FUND

    Your New Client Concierge will help you take care of the paperwork, transfer assets, and more.

  • INVEST

    Get a complimentary 1-on-1 consultation to select the right investments based on your goals.

Investors should consider carefully information contained in the prospectus, including investment objectives, risks, charges, and expenses. You can request a prospectus by calling 800-435-4000. Please read the prospectus carefully before investing.

Individual Retirement Account is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 621.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from
Date published: 2016-12-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 30+ years of outstanding service, low costs, and reliability Over my working life, I've had 401k accounts with other brokerage/financial institutions. But none have provided the level of service that Charles Schwab has given me for over 3 years. Great customer service, reliable systems, full range of investments, and excellent value.
Date published: 2016-12-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from easy to navigate At least 15 years of satisfaction
Date published: 2016-12-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from
Date published: 2016-12-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from MANAGING IRA'S I HAVE HAD IRA'S WITH SCHWAB FOR MANY YEARS AND I AM HAPPY THAT THEY MANAGE THEM TOTALLY..
Date published: 2016-12-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy of access / Great research Extremely easy to access account information. Very user friendly trading. Generally excellent call-in center assistance is available. Call-in assistance is available 24/7
Date published: 2016-12-09
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Date published: 2016-12-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic website and tools The website is clean, easy to use, and has many great researching tools.
Date published: 2016-12-06
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