American Century Investments® Brokerage Retirement Account Application

Accounts are available only to U.S. citizens and U.S. permanent residents.

  • Complete this application to open one of the following American Century Investments brokerage accounts: Traditional IRA, Rollover IRA, or Roth IRA.
  • Please keep a copy of this application for your records.
         Step 1: Choose Your Account Type
Choose Your Account Type

Please select one: Rollover IRA (A direct rollover from an employer-sponsored retirement plan.) 
Traditional IRA (For annual IRA contributions or Traditional IRA assets you are transferring to us.) 
Roth IRA  
SEP IRA 
SIMPLE IRA 

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         Step 2: Provide Account Information
Provide Your Account Information

Prefix:
First Name:    Middle Initial:
Last Name:    Suffix:
Social Security Number:    (XXX-XX-XXXX)
Date of Birth:    (01/01/2009)
  U.S. Citizen   U.S. Resident Alien    
  Note: To open an account online with American Century Investments, you must live in the United States or one of its territories and must be either a U.S. citizen or resident alien.
  Single Married   
Spouse's Name:  
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         Step 3: Provide Mailing Information
Provide Your Mailing Address
Street Address
Address Line 1:    (no P.O. or Private Mail Boxes permitted)
Address Line 2: (Example "Apt 101")
City:   
State:  
ZIP:   
Telephone Number:   Daytime
    Evening
Mailing Address ( check if same as above)
Address Line 1:  (P.O. or Private Mail Boxes are permitted) 
Address Line 2: (Example "Apt 101")
City:  
State:  
ZIP:  
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         Step 4: Provide Affiliation / Institutional Account Information
We are required to have all the information below before we can open this account.

Are you or an immediate family member employed by or affiliated with a member firm of an exchange or FINRA, including American Century Investments? If you or the beneficial owner is affiliated with a self-regulatory organization or stock exchange, a letter of account approval from your Compliance Officer must be received prior to the opening of an account. Notification of intent to open an account will be sent in accordance with current regulations.

 Yes
 No



Are you or an immediate family member a registered investment advisor?

 Yes
 No



Are you or an immediate family member a natural person, corporation, partnership, trust or otherwise, with total assets of at least $50 million?

 Yes
 No


Indicate the Source of your Investment

Please indicate below whether or not American Century Investments is the Designated Financial Institution for your company's SIMPLE IRA plan. A Designated Financial Institution receives all contributions made to the SIMPLE IRA plan. American Century Investments is the Designated Financial Institution only if your employer has completed IRS Form 5305-SIMPLE. Please contact your employer to determine whether it has completed this specific form.

If no election is made, we assume American Century Investments is not the Designated Financial Institution.

My employer has not completed IRS Form 5305-SIMPLE provided by American Century Investments. American Century Investments is not the Designated Financial Institution for my company's SIMPLE IRA plan.
My employer has completed IRS Form 5305-SIMPLE and named American Century Investments as the Designated Financial Institution for my company's SIMPLE IRA plan. 

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         Step 5: Provide Funding Information
Designate Account Funding

The minimum initial investment for a Traditional, Roth or Rollover IRA is $2,500. Checks must be payable to American Century Brokerage.

  By Annual Contribution

Contributions for SEP and SIMPLE IRAs will come from the employer and not by check.

I will mail a check payable to American Century Brokerage in the amount of $   for the   tax year.

American Century Investments
P.O. Box 419146
Kansas City, MO 64141-6146

If no year is indicated, your investment will be credited for the current year.


  By Rollover Contribution
 

My initial investment is from (select one from the list below):

 A Traditional IRA check received within the past 60 days
 A Rollover IRA check received within the past 60 days (funds previously received as a distribution from an employer-sponsored retirement plan)

My initial investment is coming in the form of (select one from the list below):

 A check payable to American Century Brokerage in the amount of $  
  Securities

Securities description   Quantity of shares  

Securities description Quantity of shares

Securities description Quantity of shares


  By Direct Transfer from American Century Investments
 

You can transfer mutual fund shares from an American Century Investments Traditional, Roth, Rollover, SEP or Simple IRA to your new brokerage account. To do so, both accounts must be registered in the same account type. If transferring between accounts registered in different account types, please send an email or call our investment specialists at 1-888-345-2071. Investment Specialists are available to assist you weekdays from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Central Time. Please note:

  • Transfer in-kind - The account registration must be identical and the mutual fund remains the same. Indicate the number of shares below if transferring in-kind. All money market funds will be liquidated.
  • Liquidate - The account registration must be identical and the current mutual fund shares will be sold and transferred as cash to the brokerage account. Indicate the dollar amount to liquidate.
  • Automatic investments on your mutual fund account will be discontinued. To set up an automatic or one-time investment on your new brokerage account, complete the Brokerage Investment and Redemption Form PDF
  • By submitting this form you are authorizing us to transfer the fund(s) listed below from American Century Investments
Name of fund/account number:   Transfer in-kind

Liquidate 
Shares:   
Dollars:  

Name of fund/account number:   Transfer in-kind

Liquidate 
Shares:  
Dollars:  

Name of fund/account number:   Transfer in-kind

Liquidate 
Shares:  
Dollars:  

  By Direct Transfer from Another Financial Institution

You must also complete the Brokerage Transfer Form PDF. Complete one transfer form for each financial institution and mail a copy of your most recent statement. For additional transfer forms, copy or download from americancentury.com.

American Century Investments
P.O. Box 419146
Kansas City, MO 64141-6146

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         Step 6: Choose Withholding Election
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         Step 7: Choose Additional Services
Select Additional Account Services

Complete for Internet Access: Go to americancentury.com/brokerage Opens in a New Window  for account information, online trading, and to sign up for electronic delivery of your account documents.
Provide one email address:   
Mother's maiden name (This information is required to establish access to your account online.)   

Automatic Sweep Account

We will automatically invest cash balances from your account into an American Century Investments money market fund. Please select one of the money market funds below. If you do not select a fund, your cash balance will automatically be swept into the Prime Money Market Fund.

Select one from the list below:

 Capital Preservation Fund
 Prime Money Market Fund

You should consider the fund's investment objectives, risks, and charges and expenses carefully before you invest. The fund's prospectus or summary prospectus, which can be obtained by calling 1-888-345-2071, contains this and other information about the fund, and should be read carefully before investing. Investments are subject to market risk.

An investment in the Fund is not insured or guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or any other government agency. Although the Fund seeks to preserve the value of your investment at $1.00 per share, it is possible to lose money by investing in the Fund.


Duplicate Statements

If you would like duplicate account statements or trade confirmations sent to a different address, please provide the address below.

Please send duplicate statements Please send duplicate trade confirmations

Name:  
Address Line 1:   
Address Line 2: (Example "Apt 101")
City:  
State:  
ZIP:   

Mutual Fund and Equity Dividend Reinvestments

Dividend and capital gain distributions may be reinvested or swept into your brokerage account. New mutual fund purchases default to reinvest. Equity purchases default to pay the distributions as cash to your sweep account. If you desire to change the defaults, please contact us at 1-888-345-2071 once your account is established.

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         Step 8: Designate Your Beneficiary
Designate Your Beneficiary

If you live in a community property state and you do not designate your spouse as your sole primary beneficiary, please complete the Brokerage IRA Designation of Beneficiary form PDF. You may call us for the form or download one from americancentury.com.

Primary Beneficiary

  • Complete this step if you are naming only one primary beneficiary for the type of IRA indicated.
  • To designate multiple or secondary beneficiaries, please complete a Brokerage IRA Designation of Beneficiary PDF form.
  • You may change your beneficiary at any time. The change is effective when it is received and accepted by us.
  • This designation revokes any prior Traditional or Rollover IRA designation for your American Century Investments brokerage accounts.

In the event of my death, pay the balance of my IRA to:

Name:  
Relationship to you:  
Gender: Female   Male   
Address Line 1:  (no P.O. or Private Mail Boxes permitted)
Address Line 2: (Example "Apt 101")
City:
State:
ZIP:
U.S. Social Security Number: (XXX-XX-XXXX)
Date of Birth: (01/01/2009) 
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         Step 9: Read American Century Brokerage Agreement
Read and Submit

Submitting this application acknowledges that you have read the Customer Agreement PDF and agree to the terms.

 By Checking this I agree to the above terms and affirm that the information I provided is accurate.

We do not accept written trade instructions. To initiate a trade, please access your account at americancentury.com or call TeleSelect at 1-888-345-2091 or contact us at 1-888-345-2071.

Custodian Acceptance. State Street Bank and Trust Company will accept appointment as Custodian of your account. However, this Agreement is not binding upon the Custodian until you have received a statement confirming the initial account set up and/or initial transaction for the account. Receipt by you of a confirmation of the initial account set up and/or purchase of the Fund shares indicated above will serve as notification of State Street Bank and Trust Company's acceptance of appointment as Custodian of your account.

STATE STREET BANK AND TRUST COMPANY, CUSTODIAN


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