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$4.95 online equity trades
+ award‑winning full service
+ a Satisfaction Guarantee

Low costs and great service shouldn’t be a tradeoff.

Schwab ranked by J.D. Power “Highest in Investor Satisfaction with Full Service Brokerage Firms, Three Years in a Row." More accolades

Pricing: No one is lower than Schwab among E*TRADE, Fidelity, TD Ameritrade, or Vanguard

Schwab E*TRADE Fidelity TD Ameritrade Vanguard
Standard online equity trades
$4.951
$6.95
$4.95
$6.95
$7.00–$20.00 depending on number of trades
Options per contract, plus base commission
$0.65
$0.75
$0.65
$0.75
$1.00
Futures per contract2
$
$1.50
Not Offered
$2.25
Not Offered
Account service fees
$0
$0
$0
$0
$20.00
Automated Investing (robo-advice) with no advisory fees or commissions
No
No
No
No
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Choice: 250+ commission-free ETFs4 and thousands of no-load, no-transaction-fee mutual funds5

Schwab E*TRADE Fidelity TD Ameritrade Vanguard
250+ commission-free ETFs
Yes4
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
4,000+ no-load, no-transaction-fee mutual funds
Yes5
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
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Service: Convenient access + a Satisfaction Guarantee6

Schwab E*TRADE Fidelity TD Ameritrade Vanguard
Satisfaction Guarantee
Yes6
No
No
No
No
300+ branch locations
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
24/7 customer service
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Learn more about our Satisfaction Guarantee

Trading: Specialized platforms, tools, and education

Schwab E*TRADE Fidelity TD Ameritrade Vanguard
Platforms and support teams specialized for traders
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Exclusive daily live educational content
Yes
No
No
Yes
No

Don’t just take our word for it. Schwab is respected by our clients and within the industry.*

  • 4.1

    Star Rating

    Among 572 client reviews as of 8/15/18

    Schwab One® Brokerage Account

    89% of clients who submitted published reviews would recommend this account to a friend.

  • J.D. Power

    Schwab ranked by J.D. Power “Highest in Investor Satisfaction with Full Service Brokerage Firms, Three Years in a Row."

  • Barron’s 2018 Best Online Brokers

    Schwab scored an overall 4 out of 5 stars in the Barron's survey of the Best Online Brokers of 2018 after evaluation in the following categories of service: Trading Experience and Technology; Usability; Mobile; Range of Offerings; Research Amenities; Portfolio Analysis and Reports; Customer Service, Education, and Security; and Costs.

  • Fortune World’s Most Admired Companies® 2018

    Schwab selected as one of the FORTUNE Top 50 "World's Most Admired Companies," 2018

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