Charles Schwab today launched an enhanced On Investing app
for the iPad®-- the latest example of the firm's commitment to provide
insightful, actionable and sharable investing and personal finance
information in the various places people want to receive it. In addition
to articles from Schwab's popular On Investing magazine,
investors can now get Schwab's latest research, expert perspectives and
investment guidance all in one place and at no cost. The new app also
includes customizable tools that allow investors to save favorites, make
annotations, and share content via email or social networks, all right
on the iPad.
"We know that investors want expert, actionable insights, and they want
the ability to quickly and easily apply those insights to their
investment decisions, even when they are on the go," said Jonathan
Craig, executive vice president and chief marketing officer for
Charles Schwab. "Our goal was to create a financial publication app that
informs investors and allows them to share content, but we also wanted
to provide a space for people to collect ideas and create reminders, so
they can then take appropriate action toward reaching their financial
Tablets are quickly becoming investors' device of preference for
reading, doing research, watching videos and sharing content. Schwab
research shows that in addition to consuming and sharing content,
investors want a customizable experience that delivers investment ideas
and guidance with the ability to quickly and easily take action.
The enhanced On Investing app for iPad aims to meet these needs
by allowing investors to read new articles across a range of investing
topics, access Schwab experts' lists of top picks for mutual funds and
ETFs, and review Schwab's outlook on equity sector performance to help
manage and adjust their portfolios. They can save and annotate relevant
articles, videos and items of interest, as well as share ideas, opinions
and articles. Investors can also arrange and organize their saved items
within their personal collection space, create reminders and follow
checklists to stay on top of their next steps.
Once investors are ready to take action, the On Investing app
provides seamless access to Schwab Mobile Bank and Brokerage apps, which
allow clients to deposit checks remotely, transfer balances between
Schwab Bank and Schwab brokerage accounts, place trades in brokerage
accounts, and pay bills using Schwab Bank Bill Pay™ on their mobile
devices. Clients can view balances and account activity for Schwab Bank
and brokerage accounts, Schwab Global Accounts, OptionsXpress balances,
Schwab 529 College Savings Plans, and Schwab-administered 401(k) and
stock option plans. Schwab mobile apps also allow clients to ta into
market information with real-time access to quotes, charts and watch
lists. The On Investing app complements Schwab's current mobile offering
by providing convenient access to information investors need to make
informed decisions about their finances.
The On Investing app is available here.
Mobile devices require a wireless signal or mobile connection.
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About Charles Schwab
The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE: SCHW) is a leading provider of
financial services, with more than 300 offices and 8.7 million active
brokerage accounts, 1.6 million corporate retirement plan participants,
851,000 banking accounts, and $1.9 trillion in client assets as of
October 31, 2012. Through its operating subsidiaries, the company
provides a full range of securities brokerage, banking, money management
and financial advisory services to individual investors and independent
investment advisors. Its broker-dealer subsidiary, Charles Schwab & Co.,
Inc. (member SIPC, www.sipc.org),
and affiliates offer a complete range of investment services and
products including an extensive selection of mutual funds; financial
planning and investment advice; retirement plan and equity compensation
plan services; compliance and trade monitoring solutions; referrals to
independent fee-based investment advisors; and custodial, operational
and trading support for independent, fee-based investment advisors
through its Advisor
Services division. Its banking subsidiary, Charles Schwab Bank
(member FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender), provides trust and custody
services, and banking and lending services and products. More
information is available at www.schwab.com
Investment products offered by Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. are not
insured by the FDIC, are not deposits or obligations of Charles Schwab
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Schwab Mobile Deposit service is subject to certain eligibility
requirements, limitations, and other conditions. Enrollment is not
guaranteed and standard hold policies apply. (Requires a wireless signal
or mobile connection) Click
here for details.
You may request a Schwab 529 Guide and Participation Agreement by
calling 800-435-4000 or going to schwab.com/529.
If you are not a Kansas taxpayer, consider before investing whether
your or the beneficiary's home state offers a 529 plan that provides its
taxpayers with state tax and other benefits not available through this
plan. Tax and financial aid treatment of 529 plans is subject to
change. As with any investment, it is possible to lose money by
investing in this plan.
Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. (Member SIPC)
("Schwab") and optionsXpress, Inc. (Member SIPC)
("optionsXpress") are separate but affiliated companies and subsidiaries
of The Charles Schwab Corporation
Apple, the Apple logo, iPad, and iPhone are trademarks of Apple Inc.
registered in the U.S. and other countries.
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