1937 – Born in Sacramento, California on the 29th of July.
1959 – Schwab earned a B.A. in economics from Stanford University.
1961 – M.B.A. from Stanford Graduate School of Business.
1971 – Founded Charles Schwab and Co., Inc., brokerage house.
1984 – Wrote investment guide "How to be Your Own Stockbroker".
1998 – Schwab and his wife ranked 73rd among all campaign contributors in the elections, with $393,500 in donations.
2006 – Forbes 400 list, Schwab is listed as the 50th richest person in the United States with a fortune of approximately $4.6 billion.