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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

pricing features Schwab E*TRADE Fidelity TD Ameritrade Vanguard
Standard online equity trades
$4.951
$6.95
$4.95
$6.95
$7.00–$20.00*
Options per contract, plus base commission
$0.65
$0.75
$0.65
$0.75
$1.00
Futures per contract2
$
$1.50
N/A
$2.25
N/A
Account service fees
$0
$0
$0
$0
$20.00

Choice: commission-free ETFs4 and thousands of no-load, no-transaction-fee mutual funds5

choice features Schwab E*TRADE Fidelity TD Ameritrade Vanguard
commission-free ETFs
Yes4
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
4,000+ no-load, no-transaction-fee mutual funds
Yes5
Yes
No
Yes
No

Service: Convenient access + a Satisfaction Guarantee6

service features 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

Trading: Specialized platforms, tools, and education

trading features 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.*

  • 4.0

    Star Rating

    Among 652 reviews as of 11/31/2018

    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.

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