Charles Schwab was born on July 29, 1937 in Sacramento, California, USA. He is founder and CEO of the Charles Schwab Corporation.
Biography and Career :
He spent his childhood in Woodland, California and while being a child, he suffered of dyslexia. Now (2007) he owns the Charles and Helen Schwab Foundation and through it, he is helping children with disorders.
He studied at the Stanford University and Stanford Graduate School of Business and he was member of Sigma Nu Fraternity. He married Helen and together they help as much as they can people around them and organize charity actions.
In 2006 the Forbes Magazine placed him and his wife among the 50th richest person in the United States, their fortune is estimated at approximately $4.6 billion. During the years he was t
he supporter of privatizing Social Security accounts, and lobbied against a new electronic system to centralize stock trading, which could have allowed investors to find the best prices.
He has a house in Atherton, California where he lives along his wife and they are philanthropists. The money he earned with the help of his great intelligence are being spent mostly on helping people with problems. He is a brave and altruist person with a great personality.
- "I quickly learned that if I kept at it and plowed right through the rejections I would eventually get somebody to buy my wares."
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