Download the Schwab app from iTunes®Get the AppClose

  • Find a branch
To expand the menu panel use the down arrow key. Use Tab to navigate through submenu items.

Insights & Ideas

Keeping you at the forefront of modern investing
CONTENT WITH Index Funds
For more than 25 years, the Schwab 1000 Index® has captured the growth of America’s largest stocks, placing Schwab at the forefront of indexing.
Making index investing more accessible and affordable.

Our mission at Schwab has always been simple: make investing more accessible and cost-effective so it’s easier for everyday people to achieve their goals.

Increasingly popular equity REITs can yield substantial dividends—but carry special risks.
Smart beta strategies are proliferating, but do you really understand the difference between the various smart beta options?
While actively managed mutual funds typically charge higher fees than index funds, they may offer worthwhile benefits—but not if they’re “closet indexing.”
Support your strategy and portfolio by knowing when to invest in exchange-traded funds (ETFs), index funds, and actively managed mutual funds.
Smart beta strategies vary widely, so investors need to be clear about what each strategy seeks to achieve, and how it aims to achieve it.
Why it may not be worth worrying when the VIX jumps.
Research Affiliates’ Rob Arnott and Schwab’s Tony Davidow explain a new approach to constructing indexes—using company fundamentals.
Thumbs up / down votes are submitted voluntarily by readers and are not meant to suggest the future performance or suitability of any account type, product or service for any particular reader and may not be representative of the experience of other readers. When displayed, thumbs up / down vote counts represent whether people found the content helpful or not helpful and are not intended as a testimonial. Any written feedback or comments collected on this page will not be published. Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. may in its sole discretion re-set the vote count to zero, remove votes appearing to be generated by robots or scripts, or remove the modules used to collect feedback and votes.