An explanation of how each American Fund is affected by the fee waiver and/or expense reimbursements is shown below. See the effect of the waiver and reimbursements on results for Class R-1, R-2, R-2E, R-3, R-4, R-5 and R-6 shares.
|American Funds Global Growth PortfolioSM|
|American Funds Growth PortfolioSM|
|EuroPacific Growth Fund®|
|The Growth Fund of America®|
|The New Economy Fund®|
|New Perspective Fund®|
|New World Fund®|
|SMALLCAP World Fund®|
|American Funds Income PortfolioSM|
|Capital Income Builder®|
|The Income Fund of America®|
|American Balanced Fund®|
|American Funds Balanced PortfolioSM|
|American Funds Global Balanced FundSM|
|American Funds Inflation Linked Bond FundSM|
|American Funds Mortgage Fund®|
|American Funds Preservation PortfolioSM|
American High-Income Trust®
Please see the fund’s most recent shareholder report or prospectus for details.
|The Bond Fund of America®|
|Capital World Bond Fund®|
|Intermediate Bond Fund of America®|
|Short-Term Bond Fund of America®|
|U.S. Government Securities Fund®|
Investments are not FDIC-insured, nor are they deposits of or guaranteed by a bank or any other entity, so they may lose value.
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 or downloaded and should be read carefully before investing.