Changing Your Preferences
To change your address and/or phone number, log in and click Profile & Settings. Then go to the Profile tab and click Change next to your address. You may also send a letter to the American Funds Service Company address in your region or call a Shareholder Services Representative.
Important note about address changes and redemptions: For your protection, redemption requests within 10 calendar days of an address change must be received in writing with a signature guarantee from a member firm of a domestic stock exchange or the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority® (FINRA®), bank, savings association or credit union that is an elibigle guarantor. A notary public is not an acceptable guarantor. Employer-sponsored retirement plans, shareholders living overseas and some broker-controlled accounts may not be able to use the address change option on the website.
To change your name, find your account type in the table below. Then follow the instructions to the right.
You must either:
To change your email address, log in to your account, go to Profile & Settings, then choose the Profile tab. Click Change next to your email address.
To change your user name, log in and click Profile & Settings. Then go to the Profile tab and click Change next to your user name.
Keep in mind that your user name:
To change your password, log in and click Profile & Settings. Then go to the Profile tab and click Change next to Account Password.
If you forgot your password, there are a pair of ways you can reset it:
To change your security image and questions, log in and click Profile & Settings. Then go to the Profile tab and click Change next to Security Image or Security Questions.
We recommend that you change your security image whenever you feel your account may be at risk, for example, if you find yourself in the following situations:
Keep in mind:
To change your bank or bank account number, log in and click Profile & Settings. Then go to the Profile tab to change your bank information.
To update your bank information for withdrawals, please download and complete the Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) Bank Change Request Form (PDF).
Investors should carefully consider investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. This and other important information is contained in the fund prospectuses and summary prospectuses , which can be obtained from a financial professional and should be read carefully before investing.
Investments are not FDIC-insured, nor are they deposits of or guaranteed by a bank or any other entity, so they may lose value.