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If you are changing only the bank information, use the Add/Update Bank Information form.
A signature guarantee may be required. See Section 6 for requirements.
For a quick guide to fund names, numbers, minimums and share class restrictions, go to www.americanfunds.com/fundguide or
contact your nancial advisor.
If you wish to establish an automatic exchange plan on this account, you can request this option online at www.americanfunds.com
once the account has been established.
1
Account information
Please type or print clearly.
Account number
( )
Name of IRA account owner Daytime phone
Address City State ZIP
Email address*
* Your privacy is important to us. For information on our privacy policies, visit www.americanfunds.com.
2
Link bank information to purchase and sell shares
Once the sell option is established, there will be a 10-day waiting period before it can be used. Automated Clearing House
(
ACH
)
purchase is available
upon processing this request. You may cancel the ACH option at any time online at www.americanfunds.com or by calling us at
(
800
)
421-4225.
Your election will apply to all of your current and future accounts. Please check your funds’ prospectuses for any share class maximum purchase and
redemption limits.
I would like to perform the following transactions by telephone and online at www.americanfunds.com.
(
Select only one option.
)
Purchase
Sell
Both
3
Automatic purchase planUse this option to automatically purchase shares for your
American Funds® account
Complete steps 1–3 and 4, if applicable. Transactions will continue automatically until American Funds receives instructions to stop. To modify an
existing purchase plan, visit us at www.americanfunds.com or call us at
(
800
)
421-4225. Provide bank information in Section 4; a signature guarantee
may be required.
NOTE: Fund minimums must be met within the rst ve months of account establishment.
Fund minimums: $1,000 each for money market and state-specic tax-exempt bond funds or $250 each for all other funds
Establish an automatic purchase plan:
Step 1:
Identify the fund name or number and the purchase amount.
(
If you need more space, attach a separate page.
)
Purchase amount
Fund name or number
(
$50 min. per fund
)
$
$
$
$
Continued on next page
Clear and reset form
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Automatic purchase plan Use this option to automatically purchase shares for your
American Funds account
(
continued
)
Step 2: Choose the starting month, transaction date
(
s
)
and frequency for your purchase plan. American Funds must receive your request
at least ve business days prior to the rst transaction date requested. If no date is provided below, the option will be established the
date received, and transactions will begin the following month and will occur monthly thereafter.
A.
Transactions should begin during the month of
B. Transactions should occur on the following date
(
s
)
of the month
,
(e.g.,
8th, 19th
)
C.
Frequency of automatic transactions:
Monthly
Every other month
Quarterly
Annually
Step 3:
Tax reporting: Individual investments received from January 1 through April 15 of the current tax year may be designated for the
current or prior tax year. Please designate your choice below:
Report all automatic investments as “current tax year
(
January to December
)
deposits.
Report all automatic investments made prior to April 16
(
January 1 through April 15
)
as “prior tax year” deposits.
Step 4:
Choose a stop date
(
optional
)
.
Transactions should stop on the following date
(mm/dd/yyyy)
4
Bank information
Attach an unsigned, voided check below. The check you attach must be preprinted with the bank name, registration, routing number
and account number. Please do not staple.
PAY TO THE
ORDER OF
$
DOLLARS
|:
999999999
|:
0000000000
||:
John Doe
Anytown Bank
VOID
DATE
Bank account numberBank routing number
Bank account registration
Bank name
Tape your check here.
Notes: Only one bank account can be used on any Account Options form. Separate Account Options forms must be submitted if you want
to use different bank accounts for various options.
In lieu of a voided check, you may submit a letter from your bank providing the registration, routing number, and account number.
The letter must be on the bank’s letterhead.
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Rebalance option
Important:
Use this section to rebalance your account on a schedule. Transactions will continue automatically until American Funds receives instructions
to stop. To request an immediate rebalance, visit our website at www.americanfunds.com.
You may only rebalance between funds within the same share class. If you want to rebalance funds in multiple share classes,
call us at
(
800
)
421-4225.
You may exclude the money market fund from any rebalancing request.
At least one fund in this account must change by 5% or more in order for the account to rebalance.
Once the rebalance option is established, any new fund added to the account by exchange or new investment will not be included
in the rebalance transaction without specic instructions at the time the investments are received. Fund minimums must be met and
maintained; visit www.americanfunds.com for additional information.
Establish scheduled rebalance:
Step 1:
Identify each fund name or number to which the funds will be rebalanced and the target allocation percentage.
Exclude the money market fund from the rebalance request.
Note: If you elect to exclude the money market fund from automatic rebalancing, the total allocation percentages of the other
funds must equal 100%.
Target allocation
percentage
Rebalance to: fund name or number
(
whole percentages only
)
%
%
%
%
%
Total %
(
must total 100%
)
Step 2: Identify the frequency of the scheduled rebalance.
Each rebalancing transaction will occur on the 20th of the month based on the scheduled option below. If the 20th falls
on a weekend or holiday, the rebalance will occur on the next business day.
Quarterly
(
March, June, September and December
)
Semiannually
(
June and December
)
Annually
(
December
)
Note: The request must be received at least ve business days prior to the 20th of the month in which the rebalance is to occur.
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Signature/Signature guarantee
I request the establishment of the privileges selected on this form and authorize American Funds Service Company (AFS), upon request via
telephone, fax or any other means utilizing telecommunications, including wireless or any other type of communication lines by authorized
persons with appropriate account information, to 1) redeem fund shares from this account and deposit the proceeds into the bank account
identied on this form, and/or 2) secure payments from the bank account into this account. I authorize the bank to accept any such credit or
debit to my account without responsibility for its correctness. I understand that amounts invested electronically may not be redeemed for 7
business days.
In consideration of AFS acting on such instructions and processing such transactions, I agree to hold harmless and indemnify Capital Bank
and Trust Company
SM
(
CB&T
)
and AFS; any of their afliates or mutual funds managed by such afliates; and each of their respective directors;
ofcers; employees; and agents from any losses, expenses, costs or liability
(
including attorney fees
)
that may be incurred as a result of AFS
establishing these privileges or acting on such instructions.
I understand that this authorization may be terminated by me at any time by telephone or written notication to AFS/CB&T. The termination
request will be effective as soon as AFS/CB&T has had reasonable time to act upon it.
X
/ /
Signature of IRA account owner Date (mm/dd/yyyy)
The IRA account owner’s signature must be guaranteed if:
establishing electronic deposit of redemption proceeds
(
the sale of shares
)
and
the bank account registration does not include the IRA owner’s name on the American Funds IRA account.
X
/ /
X
/ /
Signature of bank account owner
Date (mm/dd/yyyy) Signature of bank account co-owner Date (mm/dd/yyyy)
(if different from above)
The bank account owner’s/co-owner’s signature
(
s
)
must be guaranteed if:
establishing electronic or automatic investments
(
the purchase of shares
)
and
the name of the American Funds IRA account owner is not on the bank account registration.
If required, signatures must be guaranteed by a bank, savings association, credit union, member rm of a domestic stock exchange or
the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority that is an eligible guarantor institution. A notary public is NOT an acceptable guarantor.
The guarantee must be in the form of a stamp or a typewritten or handwritten guarantee that is accompanied by a raised corporate seal.
Note:
A medallion guarantee is acceptable in place of a signature guarantee.
GUARANTOR:
Stamp signature guarantee or medallion guarantee here.
GUARANTOR:
Stamp signature guarantee or medallion guarantee here.
Lit. No. IRIDFM-005-0818O CGD/9273-S60138 © 2018 Capital Group. All rights reserved. Securities offered through American Funds Distributors, Inc.
Virginia Service Center
American Funds Service Company
P.O. Box 2560
Norfolk, VA 23501-2560
Overnight mail address
5300 Robin Hood Rd.
Norfolk, VA 23513-2430
Please mail
this form to
the appropriate
service center.
(
If you live outside
the U.S., mail the
form to the Indiana
Service Center.
)
If you have questions or require more information, contact your nancial advisor or call American Funds Service Company at
(
800
)
421-4225.
Indiana Service Center
American Funds Service Company
P.O. Box 6164
Indianapolis, IN 46206-6164
Overnight mail address
12711 N. Meridian St.
Carmel, IN 46032-9181
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