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Automatic Exchange Election
Establish an automatic exchange of shares between funds in your account.

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Automatic Investment Plan
Establish automatic investments into your Principal Funds account from your checking or savings account.

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Beneficiary Designation
Add or change beneficiaries on your retirement account.

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Direct Deposit Authorization Form
Establish a Direct Deposit plan to automatically deposit all or part of your paycheck, social security, or government agency payments, directly to your Principal Funds account.

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Education Savings Account (ESA) Application
Establish a Coverdell Education Savings Account (ESA).

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ESA Custodial Agreement (IRS Form 5305-EA)
Review this document before establishing a Coverdell ESA, and keep a copy for your records.

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Education Savings Account (ESA) Distribution
Request a distribution from a Coverdell Education Savings Account (ESA).

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Education Savings Account (ESA) Transfer Request
Transfer a Coverdell Education Savings Account (ESA) from another institution to Principal Funds.

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Electronic Funds Transfer
Establish banking information on your account to facilitate electronic purchases and redemptions.

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Rights of Accumulation (ROA)/Statement of Intent (SOI)
Notify us of accounts eligible for linking under Rights of Accumulation (ROA), or establish a Statement of Intent (SOI). 

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