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Evan LaHuta: Is it reasonable to offer this type of discount for new clients, but not your long-term valuable existing clients?

Schwab launches biggest RIA-targeted price war in years -- but TD and Pershing say they won't play along

In what may be a prelude to commission-free RIA custody era, Schwab eliminates equity and ETF commissions for all new clients for a year; Fidelity says it is still cheaper

July 1, 2016 at 8:25 PM

Christopher Norton: This campaign shows they are willing to ... run the type of national campaign these advisors could not execute on their own

Schwab wows EXPLORE 2016 crowd with revived bid to advertise RIAs with two magic ingredients: Schwab branding and a budget of 'millions' of dollars

Though skeptical observers call the effort window dressing, the San Francisco custody giant is incorporating lessons learned from the lackluster RIA-Stands-For-You campaign of 2011

June 22, 2016 at 7:50 PM

.Bernie Clark: We're quite proud of that [$1 trillion].

Why Schwab execs are 'proud' of holding at $1-trillion custody mark first achieved in 2013 -- and what makes them pleased with its existing 25% RIA custody market share

Candidly canvassing 2015 dings -- including a $12 billion RIA defection -- Walt Bettinger seems at peace with vigilantly guarding Schwab's mighty quarter of the RIA asset pie

February 22, 2016 at 6:43 PM

Walt Bettinger: I have bitten my lip until now.

Walt Bettinger unbites his lip and ignites a Schwab IMPACT Twitter squall and the RIA custody show goes on

Tweets connected Schwab CEO remarks to Wealthfront's chippy chief -- red meat to the de facto hometown crowd of advisors

November 16, 2015 at 7:53 PM

Bernie Clark kept his comments in a pep talk framework Tuesday.

9 questions to ask Schwab execs when you buttonhole them in Boston at IMPACT 2015

$23 trillion of AUM is there for the taking -- but how exactly does Schwab propose help RIAs win that discovered bounty?

November 13, 2015 at 12:31 AM

Kings of RIA custody Mark Tibergien. Bob Oros, Tom Nally and Bernie Clark in a panel moderated by Sterling Shea -- and a pesky mobile app

How an iPhone app cut through stilted questioning at Barron's RIA custody panel in Scottsdale

Sterling Shea invited advisors to vote on pressing RIA questions via iPhone -- and they acidly asked Bernie Clark whether Schwab is robo-competing against them

March 27, 2015 at 7:13 PM

Bernie Clark: We have been working closely with advisor groups over the past year to shape our offer.

Schwab makes thousands of its RIAs subject to fee for robo-software, allocation of client cash to Schwab Bank

The San Francisco firm told RIAs on a webcast that their firms must have $100 million on account or pay for robo-software

March 23, 2015 at 7:21 PM

Bernie Clark: Assets under management has nothing to do with a decision like this.

Schwab seeks 'jail time' for principal of RIA it fired: How Schwab's firing of a small RIA as a client became a three-year legal ordeal (Part 2)

Michael Kelly reached out to Schwab's counsel via private investigator -- and was answered with a fussilade of restraining orders and accusations of impersonating an advisor

November 24, 2014 at 7:00 PM

Michael P. Kelly was incensed at the letter's stark language and the fact it had already been sent to clients.

How Schwab's firing of a small RIA as a client became a three-year legal ordeal (Part 1)

Michael Kelly is out to prove he was discriminated against based on his firm's size but Schwab execs say he crossed lines

November 20, 2014 at 9:41 PM

Walt Bettinger: And by the way, we never said that it would be free, but rather that it will fund itself from the revenues of the underlying ETFs.

A charged-up Walt Bettinger slams all non-Schwab robos at IMPACT 2014 with an energy appreciated by RIAs

The Schwab CEO's feistiness was just one unusual occurrence at the all-stops-out fete for high-end RIAs in the Mile High city

November 10, 2014 at 7:57 AM

Nick Georgis: We're told by our clients that they're not getting this help anywhere else.

What tidbits jumped out of Schwab's business update to Wall Street -- including the two underscored advantages relating to Schwab Advisor Services

Braving 'ahems' from Fidelity and Pershing, Bernie Clark claims Schwab is now the preferred vendor to roll-ups and Nick Georgis says Schwab stands alone as a business consultant to RIA firms

August 4, 2014 at 11:21 PM

Bernie Clark: We're going to rewrite the whole portfolio management tool.

Bernie Clark promises Schwab is getting there on its PortfolioCenter rewrite but competitors say the clock is ticking

Rivals cite lingering challenges for the ubiquitous software but its custody platform tie-in is a difference-maker, Joel Bruckenstein says

July 25, 2014 at 11:36 PM

Shirl Penney: The whole idea is to make it engaging and for the most pressing questions to be asked.

Shirl Penney will grill three of his big vendors on stage in Vegas: Mike Durbin, Mark Tibergien and Bernie Clark

At the MarketCounsel event, the Dynasty Financial chief promises not to toss softballs at the RIA custody heads, saying he knows their strengths and weaknesses

July 10, 2014 at 11:42 PM

Bernie Clark: Nearly 40% of RIA clients are retired, 30% are less than 10 years from retirement and 63% of those retired are withdrawing from portfolios, including from principal.

Framing it as opportunity, Bernie Clark delivers a chilling market warning at EXPLORE about the coming post-baby boom market

The Schwab chief tells 160 RIAs with $200-billion-plus of assets to learn to love and attract a poorer, younger, higher maintenance -- but lower mileage -- client pool

June 27, 2014 at 6:41 AM

Dan Kern: Some of the audience members wanted to hear less of a love fest from the custodians.

Eavesdropping on the Barron's Top Independent Advisor Summit and appreciating its vibe

There was the usual fertile atmosphere for advisor-on-advisor chats and some impatience with RIA custodial heads' bloviations

March 25, 2014 at 3:34 AM

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