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Updates for September 2015


Principal Funds Strategy Guide for the Merrill Lynch RIC Report

To support your goal of helping clients reap the benefits of attractive market environments and stay the course during challenging ones, Principal Funds has developed a strategy guide providing insights derived from the current RIC Report. Contact your local wholesaler for a copy of Bank of America Merrill Lynch RIC Report Meets Principal Funds Strategies.

Principal Global Diversified Income Fund

Combining multiple distinctive investment strategies and strategically allocating among them to take advantage of market and economic trends, the Principal Global Diversified Income Fund's innovative blending of fixed-income and equity asset classes is designed to provide possible higher yield potential than conventional investment-grade bond funds and the potential to reduce overall volatility compared to investment in individual asset classes. See the Global Diversified Income Fund Financial Professional Guide under Analytics.

Small- and Mid-Cap Equities: Why Dividends Can Make a Difference

In this unpredictable environment, investors need every edge they can get. That's why dividend strategies – which offer the potential for income streams, capital appreciation, and historically lower volatility than non-dividend-paying stocks – are attracting more attention. And small- and mid-cap companies may offer even greater dividend opportunities than their large-cap counterparts. Seethe Small-MidCap Dividend Income Fund Client Brochure under Client Materials.

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Literature Center

Lit Name Literature Code ML Control Number Expiration Date Type
Fixed Income Capabilities MM7111 ML15-003075 03/15/2016 Brochure
Preferred Securities Guide MM6499 ML15-005191 06/19/2016 Brochure
Small-MidCap Dividend Income Fund Brochure MM6383 ML15-003077 03/15/2016 Brochure

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