Simply Retirement by Principal® 401(k) plan recordkeeping and administrative services are provided through Decimal, Inc. dba Ubiquity Retirement + Savings® (“Ubiquity”). Ubiquity is not affiliated with any plan and investment administrative services provided through Principal Life Insurance Co., or affiliated with any company of the Principal Financial Group®. Principal makes available the Separate Accounts and collective investment trusts for customers to select them through Simply Retirement by Principal®. All other services and mutual funds are provided by service providers not affiliated with any company of the Principal Financial Group. Refer to related documents and agreements for more details on plan services available.
Simply Retirement by Principal® requires a client service agreement between Ubiquity and the plan sponsor (Customer). In addition to and as part of the services, each Customer will sign separate agreements with the following parties: (i) custodian (ii) 3(38) investment manager, and (iii) a Principal Life Insurance Company, a Principal Comprehensive Retirement Program (PCRP) offered through the Modular Group Annuity Contract for separate accounts, and a declaration of trust for Principal collective investment funds. Simply Retirement by Principal® services and costs are subject to change.
The Principal Stable Value Fund (the Fund), is a collective investment trust maintained by Principal Global Investors Trust Company, (the Trust Company). Morley Capital Management (Morley), a specialized investment boutique of Principal Global Investors, LLC (the Adviser), serves as investment manager with respect to the Fund, subject to the Trust Company’s supervision and review. The Adviser is an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Principal Financial Group® and is under common control with the Trust Company.
The Fund is not a mutual fund and is not registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the State of Oregon, or any other regulatory body. Units of the Fund are not deposits or obligations of, guaranteed by, or insured by the Trust Company or any affiliate, and are not insured by the FDIC or any other federal or state government agency. The value of the Fund may fluctuate so that when redeemed, units may be worth more or less than the original cost.
The declaration of trust, participation agreement, and disclosure documents contain important information about investment objectives, risks, fees and expenses associated with investment in the Fund and should be read carefully before investing.
Direct investment in the Fund is limited to participating trusts (also known as investing plan/trust) that meet certain requirements described in the declaration of trust, that enter into a participation agreement with the Trust Company. The Fund cannot accept investment directly from individuals and is subject to restrictions regarding transfer and withdrawal of assets including potential deferral of withdrawal requests by up to 12 months, as defined in the applicable declaration of trust.
The Principal LifeTime Hybrid Collective Investment Funds (CITs) are collective investment trusts maintained by Principal Global Investors Trust Company, (the Trust Company). The Trust Company has retained Principal Global Investors, LLC, doing business as Principal Global Asset Allocation (the Adviser), to serve as investment adviser with respect to the CITs, subject to the Trust Company’s supervision and review. The Adviser is an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Principal Financial Group, Inc., and is under common control with the Trust Company. The Adviser also manages portfolios which may be included as underlying investments in the CITs. The Adviser receives management fees from these portfolios. The Adviser or other affiliates of the Trust Company may provide services to the CITs and may receive fees for such services. The CITs are available only to certain qualified retirement plans and governmental 457(b) plans.
The CITs are not mutual funds and are not registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the State of Oregon, or any other regulatory body. Units of the CITs are not deposits or obligations of, guaranteed by, or insured by the Trust Company or any affiliate, and are not insured by the FDIC or any other federal or state government agency. The value of the CITs will fluctuate so that when redeemed, units may be worth more or less than the original cost. The declaration of trust, participation agreement, and disclosure documents contain important information about investment objectives, risks, fees and expenses associated with investment in the CITs and should be read carefully before investing. The declaration of trust is available at principal.com. A copy of the participation agreement can be obtained from your plan administrator.
Separate Accounts are available through a group annuity contract with Principal Life Insurance Co. Insurance products are provided through Principal Life Insurance Company, a member of the Principal Financial Group, Des Moines, Iowa 50392. See the group annuity contract for the full name of the Separate Account. Certain investment options and contract riders may not be available in all states or U.S. commonwealths. Principal Life Insurance Company reserves the right to defer payments or transfers from Principal Life Separate Accounts as permitted by the group annuity contracts providing access to the Separate Accounts or as required by applicable law. Such deferment will be based on factors that may include situations such as: unstable or disorderly financial markets; investment conditions which do not allow for orderly investment transactions; or investment, liquidity, and other risks inherent in real estate (such as those associated with general and local economic conditions). If you elect to allocate funds to a Separate Account, you may not be able to immediately withdraw them.
Qualified startup costs (1) In general “qualified startup costs” is ordinary and necessary expenses of an eligible employer which are paid or incurred in connection with -- (i) the establishment or administration of an eligible employer plan, or (ii) the retirementrelated education of employees with respect to such plan. (2) Plan must have at least 1 participant: would not apply if plan does not have at least 1 employee eligible to participate who is not a highly compensated employee.
Before directing retirement funds to a separate account, investors should carefully consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of the separate account as well as their individual risk tolerance, time horizon and goals. For additional information contact us by visiting principal.com. Carefully consider the Fund’s objectives, risks, charges, and expenses. Contact your financial professional or visit principal.com for a prospectus, or summary prospectus if available, containing this and other information. Please read it carefully before investing. Investing involves risk, including possible loss of principal. For more information on this or other plan investment options, login to your account on principal.com, or call 800-547-7754.
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