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Schwab Purchased Money Funds

Schwab Money Funds

Designed to offer stability of capital, liquidity, and income.

  • A convenient way to access potentially higher yields on cash
  • Access to a range of taxable and tax-exempt money funds1
  • No transaction fees to buy or sell2
  • Minimum investment as low as $0*

What is a money market fund?

A Money Market fund is a mutual fund that invests in short-term, higher quality securities. Designed to provide high liquidity with lower risk, stability of capital and typically higher yields than some other cash products.


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Prime Money Funds3 (Taxable)

Prime Money Funds3 (Taxable)

These funds invest in high-quality, short-term money market securities issued by U.S. and foreign entities, including corporations, financial institutions, and the U.S. government.

Prime Money Funds³ (Taxable)
  • 7-day yield (with waivers) as of 12:00 AM EDT 05/22/20244
  • Minimum Initial Investment
  • Eligible Investors3
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  • Schwab Value Advantage Money Fund® – Investor Shares (SWVXX)
  • 7-day yield (with waivers) as of 12:00 AM EDT 05/22/20244
    5.14%
  • Minimum Initial Investment
    $0*
  • Eligible Investors3
    Retail
  • Next Step
    Buy
  • Schwab Value Advantage Money Fund® – Ultra Shares (SNAXX)
  • 7-day yield (with waivers) as of 12:00 AM EDT 05/22/20244
    5.29%
  • Minimum Initial Investment
    $1,000,000
  • Eligible Investors3
    Retail
  • Next Step
    Buy

Government and Treasury Money Funds (Taxable)

Government and Treasury Money Funds (Taxable)

These funds invest in short-term U.S. government debt securities with holdings in U.S. Treasury obligations or repurchase agreements.

Government and Treasury Money Funds (Taxable)
  • 7-day yield (with waivers) as of 12:00 AM EDT 05/22/20244
  • Minimum Initial Investment
  • Eligible Investors3 
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  • Schwab Government Money Fund – Investor Shares (SNVXX)
  • 7-day yield (with waivers) as of 12:00 AM EDT 05/22/20244
    5.02%
  • Minimum Initial Investment
    $0*
  • Eligible Investors3 
    Retail/Institutional 
  •  Next Step
    Buy
  • Schwab Government Money Fund – Ultra Shares (SGUXX)
  • 7-day yield (with waivers) as of 12:00 AM EDT 05/22/20244
    5.17%
  • Minimum Initial Investment
    $1,000,000
  • Eligible Investors3 
    Retail/Institutional 
  •  Next Step
    Buy
  • Schwab Treasury Obligations Money Fund – Investor Shares (SNOXX)
  • 7-day yield (with waivers) as of 12:00 AM EDT 05/22/20244
    5.02%
  • Minimum Initial Investment
    $0*
  • Eligible Investors3 
    Retail/Institutional 
  •  Next Step
    Buy
  • Schwab Treasury Obligations Money Fund – Ultra Shares (SCOXX)
  • 7-day yield (with waivers) as of 12:00 AM EDT 05/22/20244
    5.16%
  • Minimum Initial Investment
    $1,000,000
  • Eligible Investors3 
    Retail/Institutional 
  •  Next Step
    Buy
  • Schwab U.S. Treasury Money Fund – Investor Shares (SNSXX
  • 7-day yield (with waivers) as of 12:00 AM EDT 05/22/20244
    5.01%
  • Minimum Initial Investment
    $0*
  • Eligible Investors3 
    Retail/Institutional 
  •  Next Step
    Buy
  • Schwab U.S. Treasury Money Fund – Ultra Shares (SUTXX)
  • 7-day yield (with waivers) as of 12:00 AM EDT 05/22/20244
    5.16%
  • Minimum Initial Investment
    $1,000,000
  • Eligible Investors3 
    Retail/Institutional 
  •  Next Step
    Buy

Municipal Money Funds³ (Tax-Exempt)

Municipal Money Funds3 (Tax-Exempt)

These funds invest in short-term municipal money market securities issued by states, local governments, and other municipal agencies.

Municipal Money Funds³ (Tax-Exempt)
  • 7-day yield (with waivers) as of
    12:00 AM EDT 05/22/20244, 5
  • Minimum Initial Investment
  • Eligible Investors3
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  • Schwab Municipal Money Fund - Investor Shares (SWTXX
  • 7-day yield (with waivers) as of
    12:00 AM EDT 05/22/20244, 5
    3.56%
  • Minimum Initial Investment
    $0*
  • Eligible Investors3
    Retail
  • Next Step
    Buy
  • Schwab Municipal Money Fund - Ultra Shares (SWOXX)
  • 7-day yield (with waivers) as of
    12:00 AM EDT 05/22/20244, 5
    3.71%
  • Minimum Initial Investment
    $1,000,000
  • Eligible Investors3
    Retail
  • Next Step
    Buy
  • Schwab California Municipal Money Fund – Investor Shares (SWKXX)
  • 7-day yield (with waivers) as of
    12:00 AM EDT 05/22/20244, 5
    3.26%
  • Minimum Initial Investment
    $0*
  • Eligible Investors3
    Retail
  • Next Step
    Buy
  • Schwab California Municipal Money Fund – Ultra Shares (SCAXX)
  • 7-day yield (with waivers) as of
    12:00 AM EDT 05/22/20244, 5
    3.41%
  • Minimum Initial Investment
    $1,000,000
  • Eligible Investors3
    Retail
  • Next Step
    Buy
  • Schwab New York Municipal Money Fund – Investor Shares (SWYXX)
  • 7-day yield (with waivers) as of
    12:00 AM EDT 05/22/20244, 5
    3.56%
  • Minimum Initial Investment
    $0*
  • Eligible Investors3
    Retail
  • Next Step
    Buy
  • Schwab New York Municipal Money Fund – Ultra Shares (SNYXX)
  • 7-day yield (with waivers) as of
    12:00 AM EDT 05/22/20244, 5
    3.71%
  • Minimum Initial Investment
    $1,000,000
  • Eligible Investors3
    Retail
  • Next Step
    Buy
  • Schwab AMT Tax-Free Money Fund – Investor Shares (SWWXX)
  • 7-day yield (with waivers) as of
    12:00 AM EDT 05/22/20244, 5
    3.58%
  • Minimum Initial Investment
    $0*
  • Eligible Investors3
    Retail
  • Next Step
    Buy
  • Schwab AMT Tax-Free Money Fund – Ultra Shares (SCTXX)
  • 7-day yield (with waivers) as of
    12:00 AM EDT 05/22/20244, 5
    3.73%
  • Minimum Initial Investment
    $1,000,000
  • Eligible Investors3
    Retail
  • Next Step
    Buy

Variable Share Price Money Funds (Taxable)

Variable Share Price Money Funds (Taxable)

Designed primarily for institutional investors. This fund invests in taxable short-term obligations issued by corporations and banks, as well as repurchase agreements and asset-backed commercial paper.

Variable Share Price Money Funds (Taxable)
  • 7-day yield (with waivers) as of 12:00 AM EDT 05/22/20244
  • Minimum Initial Investment
  • Eligible Investors3
  • Next Step
  • Schwab Variable Share Price Money Fund™ – Ultra Shares (SVUXX)
  • 7-day yield (with waivers) as of 12:00 AM EDT 05/22/20244
    5.23%
  • Minimum Initial Investment
    $1,000,000
  • Eligible Investors3
    Retail/Institutional 
  • Next Step
    Buy

The Variable Share Price Money Fund is a prime taxable money fund intended for institutional accounts.

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Distributions

Schwab Money Funds pay dividends on the 15th of each month (or on the next business day, if the 15th is not a business day), except that in December dividends are paid on the last business day of the month.

Schwab Funds® Monthly Distribution Schedule

Explore the details of Schwab Money Funds and Schwab Money Funds Commentary

Schwab Sweep Money Funds

Schwab has eliminated sweep money market funds as a cash feature for most new and existing accounts. Limited accounts and account types may be eligible to have a money market fund as the designated cash feature. More complete information about all of Schwab’s available cash features can be found in the Cash Features Disclosure Statement.

  • Retail Investors can invest in retail money market funds, which are defined as funds with policies and procedures that limit beneficial ownership to those investors deemed as "natural persons."
  • Institutional Investors are eligible to invest in institutional money market funds with a variable net asset value (VNAV). Retail Investors may also choose to invest in these funds.
  • Both Retail and Institutional Investors are eligible to invest in government money market funds.
  • Designed to provide a convenient way to access potentially higher yields on cash
  • Most have no investment minimums
  • No transaction fees
  • Solutions for both retail and institutional account types
  • Extensive credit research and professional money management

Money market funds can be bought and sold in most brokerage and retirement accounts and are treated similarly to how other mutual funds are traded.

Prime Money Market Funds primarily invest in taxable short-term obligations issued by corporations and banks, as well as repurchase agreements and asset-backed commercial paper. Prime MMFs are considered retail money funds and are only available to natural persons.

Government and Treasury Money Market Funds primarily invest in short-term U.S. government debt securities. Treasury money market funds typically limit their holdings to only U.S. Treasury obligations or repurchase agreements collateralized by U.S. Treasury securities. Government and Treasury MMFs are available to all investors.

Municipal Money Market Funds primarily invest in short-term municipal money market securities issued by states, local governments, and other municipal agencies. Municipal MMFs pay interest that is generally exempt from federal income tax. Municipal MMFs are considered retail money funds and are only available to natural persons.

Variable Share Price Prime Money Market Funds are designed for institutional investors but are available to all investors. These funds invest in taxable short-term obligations issued by corporations and banks, as well as repurchase agreements and asset-backed commercial paper. Daily share price (net asset value, NAV) will fluctuate.

The main differences between the types of money market funds are what each fund is allowed to invest in (i.e., the investible universe), and the corresponding regulatory rules applicable to each sector, which can affect the yield the portfolio generates. A prime money fund invests primarily in taxable short-term obligations issued by corporations and banks, as well as repurchase agreements and asset-backed commercial paper. Government and Treasury funds invest primarily in short-term U.S. government debt securities. Treasury money market funds typically limit their holdings to only U.S. Treasury obligations or repurchase agreements collateralized by U.S. Treasury securities. Municipal money market funds invest primarily in short-term, municipal money market securities issued by states, local governments, and other municipal agencies. They pay interest that is generally exempt from federal income tax. Go here for a list of current money market fund options and yields.

Accounts of Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. are insured by SIPC for securities and cash in the event of broker-dealer failure. The Schwab Money Funds are protected as securities by SIPC. Below is a link to information that can be shared with the client at schwab.com.

Additional information on SIPC: SIPC® Account Protection: Charles Schwab: Asset Protection

Schwab Money Funds are quoted with a 7-day yield. A money fund's 7-day yield fluctuates based on several factors, including the current interest rate environment. Go here for a list of current money market fund options and 7-day yields.

Money market fund yields can be affected by multiple variables that may be sector-specific, including supply/demand dynamics, regulatory requirements, and eligibility rules. For more information, go here to see Schwab's current money market fund options and yields.

Yes. Yields often fluctuate based on several factors, including the current interest rate environment and the fund's underlying holdings. Go here for a list of current money market fund options and yields.

The 7-Day Yield represents the annualized fund yield based on the average income paid out over the previous seven days assuming interest income is not reinvested and it reflects the effect of all applicable waivers. Absent such waivers, the fund's yield would have been lower.

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