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Open a Roth IRA and take advantage of after-tax benefits as you save for retirement.

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Open a Roth IRA

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Social Security number
  • Driver’s license number
  • Employer’s name and address
  • Statement information for assets or cash you may want to transfer
  • Beneficiary information
  • No fees to open or maintain your account—other charges may apply1
  • A range of stocks, bonds, ETFs, mutual funds, and CDs to choose from
  • Easy access to financial professionals and various investment tools

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: $4.95 per online equity trade;3 $0 per Schwab ETF online trade in your Schwab account4

What do I get when I open a Roth IRA?

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

  • Qualified withdrawals can be made tax-free
  • No mandatory withdrawals (unlike a Traditional IRA)
  • Retirement planning tools and resources in Understanding IRAs
  • 24/7 service and support

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Here are responses to some of the most common questions we hear. If you have a specific question, please call us at 866-855-5636.

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