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Alert! Principal Funds, Inc. Class B share mutual funds will be closed to new investors and new assets effective March 1, 2010.

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Account Application
Establish a non-retirement account (Individual, Transfer on Death, Joint, UTMA, or Trust/Corporation/Partnership/Other Entity).

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

download PDF (PDF: 635 KB)
IRA Application
Establish a Traditional or Roth IRA account.

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IRA Plan Document, Custody Agreement, & Account Disclosure Statement
Review this document before establishing a Traditional IRA, Roth IRA, or SEP IRA, and keep it for your records.

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Power Of Attorney Affidavit
Establish a POA (Power of Attorney) or recertify an existing POA annually.

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Qualified Plan Application
Establish an investment-only employer-sponsored retirement plan, such as a 401(k), Profit-Sharing or Money Purchase Pension plan (for use by plan trustees).

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Retirement Plan Beneficiary 
Open a Beneficiary IRA or take distributions from an existing Beneficiary IRA.

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SEP IRA Application
Establish a SEP IRA account (for use by plan participants).

download PDF (PDF: 604 KB)
SIMPLE IRA Application
Establish a SIMPLE IRA account (for use by plan participants).

download PDF (PDF: 566 KB)
Trustee Certification and Indemnification
Use this form to certify trustees on a trust account.

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