“Advisors have data for hundreds of securities in their portfolio management system, all of which need to be reviewed and confirmed each quarter,” said Shenson. “A securities data manager makes this process run much more efficiently.”SPT is also continuing to enhance PortfolioCenter’s client presentations, including adding new formats and including billing statements as part of the presentation package. “We’ll be adding even more flexibility and customization options in coming releases,” said Shenson. Schwab Performance Technologies will also soon kick off the pilot phase for PortfolioCenter Hosted, the cloud-based version of PortfolioCenter. This hosted version of PortfolioCenter will be priced for as low as $1200 per quarter and will have no transition costs for advisors who custody assets with Schwab Advisor Services. Advisors interested in being part of the pilot are encouraged to call 800-528-9595 or come by the Schwab Center at IMPACT 2012 for a demo. The latest enhancements to PortfolioCenter and Integrated Office will also be available for advisors to see and learn more about in education session at IMPACT 2012. About Schwab Performance Technologies Founded in 1985, Schwab Performance Technologies® (SPT) is a subsidiary of The Charles Schwab Corporation and a leading provider of portfolio management and accounting solutions to approximately 3,800 independent financial advisors and investment managers. PortfolioCenter®, PortfolioServices, and Schwab OpenView Integrated Office™ are products of SPT. An open architecture firm, SPT provides services to all independent advisors regardless of custodial relationships. SPT also supports third-party outsourcing providers that use PortfolioCenter as the basis for their offering. More information is available at www.schwabpt.com. About Charles Schwab The Charles Schwab Corporation (“Charles Schwab”) (NYSE:SCHW) is a leading provider of financial services, with more than 300 offices and 8.7 million active brokerage accounts, 1.5 million corporate retirement plan participants, 844,000 banking accounts, and $1.89 trillion in client assets as of September 30, 2012. The company was ranked ‘Highest in Investor Satisfaction with Self-Directed Services’ in the 2012 US Self-Directed Investor Satisfaction Study SM from J.D. Power and Associates. 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. (“Schwab”)(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, banking and lending services and products. More information is available at www.schwab.com and www.aboutschwab.com. (1012-7049) Follow us on Twitter: @Schwab4RIAs Read our corporate blog: SchwabTalk Schwab Advisor Services serves independent investment advisory firms and includes the custody, trading and support services of Charles Schwab & Co., Inc., a registered broker-dealer and member SIPC. Independent investment advisors are not owned by, affiliated with or supervised by Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.
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