FAQs

  • Can I manage my checking account anytime, anywhere3?

    Yes. Use the Schwab Mobile app on your Android or iOS smartphone or tablet...

  • Do I pay ATM fees or account service fees?

    No1. We reimburse any ATM fees you’re charged worldwide...

  • Do I need to open a brokerage account as well?

    Yes8. A checking account linked to a Schwab One brokerage account makes it easy...

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What clients think about our Investor Checking account:

High Yield Investor Checking is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 561.
Rated 2 out of 5 by from HiYield it ain't Very low yield. I keep it as a way to do banking with other accounts, and because there are no ATM fees worldwide.
Date published: 2018-06-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from NEED A PLACE FOR PERSONAL NOTES... So far the checking account is great and all Schwab services and assistance from personnel has been great. I would love to have a place on the website where I could make personal notations and reminders that I could access while I am online. Could it be possible to add such a thing? I think other people would appreciate it too? Thank you.
Date published: 2018-06-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The epitome of customer service I have had Schwab accounts since 2007 and am currently making changes to deal solely with Schwab. They are like a last bastion of customer service. I highly recommend this institution.
Date published: 2018-06-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great services Schwab has great customer service for the price and returns. The only negative I have is that transfers take forever to get posted. Aside from that so much better than other banks I have dealt with.
Date published: 2018-06-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from MUTUAL-FUNDS @ a DISCOUNT only thing keeping me here its a $1000.00 to open W/my ROTH/IRA..but only 100 with my BROKERAGE account i/m confused "CHUCK"...shouldn't that be other way around ..!?.. ...to answer your other sneaky QUESTION ..DOWN-BELOW its My Daughter Who's in College right Now 26yrs.old and She desperately needs some $$$Funds ,...also need to OPEN that ROTH/IRA-...stop Procrastinating-"
Date published: 2018-06-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from No Physical Locations, Even at Physical Schwab Branches I'm a generally happy customer, but I had a bit of a frustrating experience trying to deposit a matured US Bond at the physical Charles Schwab Branch in Philadelphia. I assumed I could do normal banking (I just want to give them my money!) but was told I have to redeem the bond through the government website. I specifically went to Schwab directly because I thought it would be more secure and ultimately easier. I wish Schwab made it a little clearer with this checking account that there are no physical Schwab banking locations, including at physical Schwab locations.
Date published: 2018-06-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Happy with accounts Schwab has been great to work with, always helpful.
Date published: 2018-06-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from No minimum balance and free checking! I really like Schwab checking. Best feature for me is no minimum balance and no monthly fee. Customer service is excellent. Checking account has other perks too. Android Schwab app is great.
Date published: 2018-06-14
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