National Press Club

Can you retire on your “401K”? Hear from Schwab CEO Bettinger at Nov. 11 luncheon

November 5, 2013 | By Donna Leinwand |

Walter W. Bettinger, CEO of The Charles Schwab Corporation, one of the world’s largest investment companies, will tackle issues facing future retirees in a speech entitled "401(k) Plans: When will we put hard-working Americans first?" at a National Press Club luncheon Monday, Nov. 11.

Bettinger presides over more than $2 trillion in client assets and 1.6 million retirement plan participants. As CEO since October 2008, he leads a workforce of 14,000 full-time employees in 300 offices in United States, London and Hong Kong, and sets strategies that guide the investment and savings of millions of people worldwide.

The luncheon begins at 12:30 p.m. Remarks begin promptly at 1 p.m., followed by a question-and-answer session. The event ends at 2 p.m.

Tickets may be purchased by clicking here.

Tickets cost $21 for National Press Club members and $35 for non-members. NPC members may buy two tickets at the member price. Tickets must be paid for at the time of purchase.

For questions regarding reservations, please e-mail or call 202-662-7501.
Club members who wish to attend the pre-luncheon reception must have a paid reservation to the luncheon and RSVP separately to 48 hours before the event. Space may be limited. You must have a paid reservation to the luncheon to attend the VIP reception.

To submit a question for the speaker in advance of the luncheon, please e-mail your question to with SCHWAB in the subject line before 10 a.m. Nov. 11.