Prospectus Updates | Capital Group
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Important:

Three funds of funds within the American Funds Portfolio SeriesSM have been renamed, effective 1/1/18:

  • American Funds Balanced PortfolioSM to American Funds Moderate Growth and Income PortfolioSM
  • American Funds Income PortfolioSM to American Funds Conservative Growth and Income PortfolioSM
  • American Funds Tax-Advantaged Income PortfolioSM to American Funds Tax-Advantaged Growth and Income PortfolioSM

American Funds College 2018 Fund was closed on April 20, 2018 and assets were merged into American Funds College Enrollment Fund.

The latest fund prospectuses, as well as the current CollegeAmerica® Program Description, can be accessed from the table below. To order supplements for prospectuses you have in stock, call us at (800) 421-9900.

Fund Prospectuses

Fund Scheduled Annual Update Current Effective Date Date of Supplement(s)
Growth
AMCAP Fund® May 05/01/18 07/01/18*
EuroPacific Growth Fund® June 06/01/18 07/01/18*
The Growth Fund of America® November 11/01/17 12/01/17* 07/01/18*
The New Economy Fund® February 02/01/18 07/01/18*
New Perspective Fund® December 12/01/17 07/01/18*
New World Fund® January 01/01/18 07/01/18*
SMALLCAP World Fund® December 12/01/17 07/01/18* 08/08/18*
Growth-and-Income
American Funds Developing World Growth and Income Fund℠ February 02/01/18 07/01/18*
American Mutual Fund® January 01/01/18 07/01/18*
Capital World Growth and Income Fund® February 02/01/18 07/01/18*
Fundamental Investors® March 03/01/18 07/01/18*
International Growth and Income Fund℠ September 09/01/18
The Investment Company of America® March 03/01/18 07/01/18*
Washington Mutual Investors Fund℠ July 07/01/18
Equity-Income
Capital Income Builder® January 01/01/18 07/01/18*
The Income Fund of America® October 10/01/17 03/31/18 12/01/17* 03/31/18* 07/01/18*
Balanced
American Balanced Fund® March 03/01/18 07/01/18*
American Funds Global Balanced Fund℠ January 01/01/18 07/01/18*
Fund Scheduled Annual Update Current Effective Date Date of Supplement(s)
Bond
American Funds Corporate Bond Fund® August 08/01/18
American Funds Emerging Markets Bond Fund® March 03/01/18 07/01/18*
American Funds Inflation Linked Bond Fund® February 02/01/18 07/01/18*
American Funds Mortgage Fund® November 11/01/17 12/01/17* 07/01/18*
American Funds Strategic Bond Fund℠ March 03/01/18 07/01/18*
American High-Income Trust® December 12/01/17 07/01/18*
The Bond Fund of America® March 03/01/18 07/01/18*
Capital World Bond Fund® March 03/01/18 07/01/18*
Intermediate Bond Fund of America® November 11/01/17 12/01/17* 07/01/18*
Short-Term Bond Fund of America® November 11/01/17 12/01/17* 07/01/18*
U.S. Government Securities Fund® November 11/01/17 12/01/17* 07/01/18*
Tax-Exempt Bond
American Funds Short-Term Tax-Exempt Bond Fund® October 10/01/17 01/01/18* 07/01/18*
American Funds Tax-Exempt Fund of New York® October 10/01/17 01/01/18* 07/01/18*
American High-Income Municipal Bond Fund® October 10/01/17 01/01/18* 07/01/18*
Limited Term Tax-Exempt Bond Fund of America® October 10/01/17 01/01/18* 07/01/18*
The Tax-Exempt Bond Fund of America® October 10/01/17 01/01/18* 07/01/18*
The Tax-Exempt Fund of California® October 10/01/17 01/01/18* 07/01/18*
Money Market
American Funds U.S. Government Money Market Fund℠ December 07/01/18
Fund Scheduled Annual Update Current Effective Date Date of Supplement(s)
Portfolio Series
American Funds Global Growth Portfolio℠ January 07/01/18
American Funds Growth Portfolio℠ January 07/01/18
American Funds Growth and Income Portfolio℠ January 07/01/18
American Funds Moderate Growth and Income Portfolio℠ January 07/01/18
American Funds Conservative Growth and Income Portfolio℠ January 07/01/18
American Funds Tax-Advantaged Growth and Income Portfolio℠ January 07/01/18
American Funds Preservation Portfolio℠ January 07/01/18
American Funds Tax-Exempt Preservation Portfolio℠ January 07/01/18
Retirement Income Portfolio Series
American Funds Retirement Income Portfolio - Conservative℠ January 01/01/18 07/01/18*
American Funds Retirement Income Portfolio - Moderate℠ January 01/01/18 07/01/18*
American Funds Retirement Income Portfolio - Enhanced℠ January 01/01/18 07/01/18*
College Target Date
American Funds College 2036 Fund℠ January 02/09/18 07/01/18*
American Funds College 2033 Fund® January 02/09/18 07/01/18*
American Funds College 2030 Fund® January 02/09/18 07/01/18*
American Funds College 2027 Fund® January 02/09/18 07/01/18*
American Funds College 2024 Fund® January 02/09/18 07/01/18*
American Funds College 2021 Fund® January 02/09/18 07/01/18*
American Funds College Enrollment Fund® January 02/09/18 07/01/18*
Retirement Target Date
American Funds 2060 Target Date Retirement Fund® January 01/01/18 07/01/18*
American Funds 2055 Target Date Retirement Fund® January 01/01/18 07/01/18*
American Funds 2050 Target Date Retirement Fund® January 01/01/18 07/01/18*
American Funds 2045 Target Date Retirement Fund® January 01/01/18 07/01/18*
American Funds 2040 Target Date Retirement Fund® January 01/01/18 07/01/18*
American Funds 2035 Target Date Retirement Fund® January 01/01/18 07/01/18*
American Funds 2030 Target Date Retirement Fund® January 01/01/18 07/01/18*
American Funds 2025 Target Date Retirement Fund® January 01/01/18 07/01/18*
American Funds 2020 Target Date Retirement Fund® January 01/01/18 07/01/18*
American Funds 2015 Target Date Retirement Fund® January 01/01/18 07/01/18*
American Funds 2010 Target Date Retirement Fund® January 01/01/18 07/01/18*

CollegeAmerica Program Description

Scheduled Annual Update Current Effective Date Date of Supplement(s)
CollegeAmerica Program Description March 07/01/18

ABLEAmerica Program Description

Scheduled Annual Update Current Effective Date Date of Supplement(s)
ABLEAmerica Program Description July 07/13/18

Depending on your state of residence, there may be an in-state plan that provides state tax and other state benefits not available through CollegeAmerica (such as financial aid, scholarship funds and protection from creditors) or ABLEAmerica. Before investing in any state’s 529 plan, investors should consult a tax advisor.

* This supplement applies to the statutory prospectus.

This supplement applies to the summary prospectus.

Investors should carefully consider investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. This and other important information is contained in the fund prospectuses, summary prospectuses or the collective investment trust’s Characteristics statement, which can be obtained from a financial professional, Capital or your relationship manager, and should be read carefully before investing. CollegeAmerica is distributed by American Funds Distributors® and sold through unaffiliated intermediaries.