Prospectus Supplement Filed Pursuant to Rule 424(b)(3)

Filed Pursuant to Rule 424(b)(3)
Registration No. 333-178525


(To Prospectus dated December 15, 2011)

The Charles Schwab Corporation

Debt Securities

Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. will, and our other affiliates may, use this prospectus addendum and the prospectus dated December 15, 2011 in connection with market-making transactions of debt securities that were previously offered and sold under the following registration statements: 333-36410 and 333-156152. The information in the prospectuses and prospectus supplements included in the registration statements referred to above is incorporated by reference into this prospectus addendum, except to the extent that any such information has been modified or superseded by other information included or incorporated by reference in the prospectus dated December 15, 2011.

You should read the information incorporated in this prospectus addendum, which describes the specific terms of the offered debt securities, and the information in the prospectus dated December 15, 2011.

November 7, 2012