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Change Your Beneficiary Designation

Your beneficiary designation determines who receives the proceeds from your account at death. It trumps other legal documents or stated intentions.

How to Verify Your Current Beneficiary Designation

Call the Shareholder Services Team at 800-432-7856 between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. CT, Monday to Friday.

How to Update Your Beneficiary Designation

  1. Depending on the type of account you have, complete either the:
  2. Mail to one of the following:

    U.S. Postal Service
    Heartland Funds
    P.O. Box 219942
    Kansas City, MO 64121-9942

    Overnight Service
    For the overnight mailing address,
    please call Investor Services at

When to Change Your Beneficiary Designation

You should periodically review beneficiary designations, but especially whenever you have a life change, such as:

  • Marriage
  • Divorce
  • Birth of a child
  • Death of a current beneficiary
  • Estate plan changes
  • Creation or change to a will
  • Mental or physical incapacitation of a current beneficiary
  • Change in laws that impact beneficiary designations

Who to Contact with Questions

Contact the Shareholder Services Team at 800-432-7856, or send an email. The Team is available 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT, Monday to Friday.

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