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Charles Schwab Recognized as Most Trusted Online Broker by Investor’s Business Daily

Charles Schwab has earned the highest ranking in Investor’s Business Daily’s Most Trusted Financial Companies study, with a trust rating of 92.3. In addition to being ranked the No. 1 overall most trusted financial company and No. 1 in the online broker category, Schwab was also ranked No. 1 for fair pricing and fees, customer service, and customer treatment within the online broker category. Schwab also ranked No. 2 in the wealth management category, with a trust rating of 89.2.

“We are honored that our clients, employees, and communities place such high trust in us every day,” said Walt Bettinger, president and CEO of Charles Schwab. “At Schwab, we look at the world Through Clients’ Eyes and keep that perspective at the heart of everything we do. We are committed to earning the trust and loyalty of those we serve by focusing on our ‘no trade-offs’ approach – delivering a

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One broker owner’s remarkable story of business growth

Freddy Rodriguez opened the doors to RE/MAX Top Realty in Houston six years ago. In the span of a few years, his tight team of three real estate agents matured to a thriving group of over 50. When listening to Rodriguez describe his business, the impetus behind his success becomes clear: his fervent obsession with the client experience. Rodriguez seems nearly incapable of discussing real estate without mentioning his passion for customer education or the need for process convenience.

In pursuit of his commitment to enhancing the homebuying experience, Rodriguez has added a mortgage ancillary business, a Motto® Mortgage franchise to his RE/MAX operations. An ancillary service—or a service that complements a company’s primary offerings—can support additional business revenue and streamline the consumer experience. The goal, as Rodriguez describes it, is to “simplify the process and allow homebuyers to get a better deal. We’re on a mission to educate the

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Howden buys fellow British insurance broker A-Plan

LONDON (Reuters) – Howden Broking Group said on Wednesday it had bought fellow British insurance broker A-Plan Group at a valuation which David Howden, the chief executive of Howden’s parent company, described as being in the “high 600 million pounds”.

Broker Howden focuses on specialty commercial risk and reinsurance, while A-Plan, which sells insurance through brands including Endsleigh, focuses on personal and commercial lines such as motor, home and business liability.

The combined business will have more than 4 billion pounds ($5.1 billion) in gross written premium, the firms said in a statement.

Insurance brokers small and large have been consolidating in recent years. Aon AON.N is in the process of buying Willis Towers Watson WLTW.O for $30 billion to form the world’s largest insurance broker.

Howden, CEO of Howden parent Hyperion Insurance Group, told Reuters that given “what our clients require in terms of servicing, data technology… there’s no

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Online Auto Sales, a Rising Trend Post COVID-19: The Michael Oz, Online Auto Broker Since 2012, Launching Online Luxury Car Subscriptions & Yacht Charters in Palm Beach

Online Auto Sales, a Rising Trend Post COVID-19: The Michael Oz, Online Auto Broker Since 2012, Launching Online Luxury Car Subscriptions & Yacht Charters in Palm Beach

Fort Lauderdale, FL, September 21, 2020 –(PR.com)– The pandemic has resulted in auto sales plummeting globally – a quarterly decline of 10.4 percent for sales in the U.S. was reported at the end Q1 2020. However, as there is a record-breaking increase in e-commerce across industries, online car buying options are emerging as increasingly appealing to consumers in times of COVID-19. What may have been an extra feature, touchless delivery, has become the new norm.

The COVID-19 crisis may have upended auto sales throughout USA, but it has certainly accelerated online sales for the auto industry, making it the latest trend for car dealers, retailers, and even manufacturers. That’s now, but for the past decade or so, this industry has been largely reluctant to embrace online sales due to the fear of disrupting their profitable showroom operations. Although, a few manufacturers like Tesla have been selling vehicles online for years,

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