How I Became an Independent RIA

Charles Schwab

What leads investment advisors to choose the Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) model? And what is their transition like? Investment advisors take many different paths to independence but often share the same fears, doubts, and excitement. Will my clients come with me? What’s it going to take to make this happen? Can I build a legacy firm? Host Jerry Cobb shares investment advisors’ stories of how they conquered uncertainty on their journeys to success. Schwab Advisor Services™ serves independent investment advisors and includes the custody, trading and support services of Schwab. Visit us at to learn how we can help you. read less