Portfolio Connect Section

Schwab Advisor Portfolio Connect® Back Office Features

This page will provide you with helpful information about using Schwab Advisor Portfolio Connect.

Schwab Advisor Portfolio Connect®

Billing

Introduction to Schwab Advisor Portfolio Connect® Billing
Schwab Advisor Portfolio Connect has been designed to support billing calculations as well as billing workflows. With Schwab Advisor Portfolio Connect’s Billing feature, you have the ability to calculate management fees, transmit fees to Schwab Advisor Center, and create invoices for your clients.

How to assign billing settings in Schwab Advisor Portfolio Connect®
With Schwab Advisor Portfolio Connect, you can assign billing settings to an account or an account group. Once you assign billing settings and select a fee schedule, Portfolio Connect generates an invoice and calculates the management fee for you to take action.

How to bill manually in Schwab Advisor Portfolio Connect®
With Schwab Advisor Portfolio Connect, you can bill your clients manually, add a payment directly from the billing summary screen, recognize external fee payments, and eliminate the need to transmit via Schwab Advisor Center® to wait for the fee to reconcile.

How to bill on-demand in Schwab Advisor Portfolio Connect®
With Schwab Advisor Portfolio Connect, you can bill your clients on-demand. This gives you the flexibility to generate a pro-rated invoice when accounts open or close mid-period.

How to review and submit management fees in Schwab Advisor Portfolio Connect®
Schwab Advisor Portfolio Connect comes with the ability to calculate management fees which you can review and submit to Schwab Advisor Center®. You can review projected and locked invoices before transmitting fees.

How to work with fee schedules in Schwab Advisor Portfolio Connect®
With Schwab Advisor Portfolio Connect, you can create fee schedules to help calculate management fees. Once you create a fee schedule, you can assign it to one or more accounts or account groups, giving you the flexibility you need to support your firm’s unique billing requirements.

 

Client Reports

Introduction to Schwab Advisor Portfolio Connect® Client Reports
Schwab Advisor Portfolio Connect Client Reports provides reporting capabilities and the ability to create presentations for end-clients, including period performance, holdings, activity, and other information for accounts and portfolios.

How to work with client reports in Schwab Advisor Portfolio Connect®
Schwab Advisor Portfolio Connect allows you to prepare reports in bulk as PDF files, which you can then distribute to staff and clients.

How to work with Invoice Reports in Schwab Advisor Portfolio Connect®
Schwab Advisor Portfolio Connect allows you to prepare invoice reports both individually and in bulk as PDF files, which you can then distribute to staff and clients.

 

Content Authorship

Introduction to Schwab Advisor Portfolio Connect® Content Authorship
Schwab Advisor Portfolio Connect Content Authorship is a central location for managing your messaging in Client Reports and consists of Footnotes, Billing Messages, and Terms & Disclaimers.

 

Benchmarks

Introduction to Schwab Advisor Portfolio Connect® Benchmarks
Schwab Advisor Portfolio Connect provides benchmark data for performance comparison purposes. You can choose whether you want to show a single benchmark, or a benchmark collection for your clients' accounts and account groups.

How to work with Benchmark Collections in Schwab Advisor Portfolio Connect® 
Schwab Advisor Portfolio Connect provides benchmark data for performance comparison purposes. Once you create a benchmark collection, you can assign it to one or more accounts or groups, giving you the flexibility you need to support your firm's performance requirements.  
 

Firm Settings

Introduction to Schwab Advisor Portfolio Connect® Firm Settings
Schwab Advisor Portfolio Connect's Content Management allows you to manage the templates driving the information displayed in the content items, which are included in Client Reports. Modify titles, hide pages, and control settings for content items.

 

Securities 

How to work with Schwab Advisor Portfolio Connect® securities
With Schwab Advisor Portfolio Connect, you can customize the security setup process to meet your firm's needs. The system provides default asset class and security types. You can review and approve securities or manage and customize securities as needed by creating and assigning advisor-defined asset classes and security types. These classifications are used to group securities for holdings, allocation, and performance views.

Introduction to Schwab Advisor Portfolio Connect® Security Master list
With Schwab Advisor Portfolio Connect, you can view a list of all securities that have ever been present in an account associated with your firm. Security Master displays these securities and provides you access to manage the security details.

Introduction to Schwab Advisor Portfolio Connect® Classification
Schwab Advisor Portfolio Connect allows you to manage and apply your firm's definitions of asset classes and security types to the investments held in your firm’s client accounts. These classifications are used to group securities for holdings, allocation, and performance views.