Charles Schwab & Co. Inc. is an investment banking and securities brokerage firm. Located in Anchorage, Alaska, the firm offers a series of financial services, such as investment advisory and trading, equity research and online financial services. It also provides advisory services on estate planning, life insurance and annuities. It is a subsidiary of The Charles Schwab Corp., one of the nation's leading financial services providers. Charles Schwab & Co. Inc. is a member of the Securities Investor Protection Corp. (SIPC).