New Account Information

How do I open an account at U.S. Global Investors?

For information on how to open an account, see How to Invest.

What types of deposits will be accepted for new accounts?

If you are establishing a new account online, initial purchases will be processed electronically by debiting your bank account.

Otherwise, mail your application to us with your investment checkPlease make checks payable to either: U.S. Global Investors, or the fund you are investing in. Investment checks must be written in U.S. dollars and drawn on a U.S. bank.

We do not accept the following instruments: money orders, starter checks, credit card checks, traveler’s checks, or other similar instruments. In addition, we do not accept cash or coins.

What are your minimum investment amounts?

Minimum Investments (all investments are per transaction, per fund account):

Type of Account Standard Initial Investment
(Equity Fund/Money Market Fund)
Initial Investment
with the ABC Investment Plan®
Subsequent
Purchases1
All Accounts $5000 / $1000 $1000.00 $100
Where can I get information on fees?

The fees below apply to accounts held directly with U.S. Global. Other minimums and/or additional fees may apply to U.S. Global funds you hold through your brokerage firm, which U.S. Global cannot control. U.S. Global is a no-load mutual fund family, meaning we do not assess any sales commissions to purchase or sell shares.

This guide was developed to assist our customers with important information from the fund prospectus(es). This guide should not be used in lieu of the fund prospectus(es). This information is for reference only and the current fund prospectus(es) is(are) the final arbiter of the terms and conditions related to your fund account. There may be additional fees for certain other activities, which are detailed in the fund prospectus(es). The information below is based on the most recent prospectus(es).

Administrative Fees2 (all fees listed are per Fund account unless otherwise indicated)
1 – The minimum subsequent investment amount is $100 per fund/account, regardless of the initial investment amount.
2 – An annual $15 custodial fee per account ($30 max per social security number) applies to all IRA, Roth IRA, Coverdell ESA, SEP IRA and SIMPLE IRA accounts that have U.S. Bank, National Association as the Custodian of their U.S. Global Investors account through our transfer agent U.S. Bancorp. These annual custodial fees will be waived for accounts where the maximum annual contribution is made for that calendar year.
3 – The short-term trading fee is not assessed on shares acquired through the reinvestment of dividends or capital gains.
4 – IRA Redemption Fee waived with an active systematic withdrawal plan.
5 – Excludes accounts with an active, monthly, ABC Investment Plan® or any account whose registered owner has an aggregate value of $25,000 or more invested in the funds (excluding money market funds).
Fund (Ticker Symbol) Short-Term Trading Fee3 IRA Redemption Fee/Domestic Wire Fee4 Small Account Fee5
All American Equity (GBTFX)
China Region (USCOX)
Emerging European (EUROX)
Global Resources (PSPFX)
Gold and Precious Metals (USERX)
Holmes Growth (MEGAX)
World Precious Minerals (UNWPX)
0.05% for shares held 7 days or less $25/$15 Below $5000
$6 per Quarter
Near-Term Tax Free (NEARX) None $25/$15 Below $5000
$6 per Quarter
U.S. Government Ultra-Short Bond Fund (UGSDX) None $25/$15 Below $5000
$6 per Quarter
Where do I send my application and initial investment?

By Mail

To open an account, send your application and check to:

Regular Mail
U.S. Global Investors Funds
PO Box 588
Portland, ME 04122

Overnight Mail
U.S. Global Investors Funds
c/o Atlantic Fund Services
3 Canal Plaza, Ground Floor
Portland, ME 04101

By Bank Wire
To fund your initial account by a wire transfer, please send the completed account applications to one of the addresses above and reference that you will be funding the account by wire. An Investor Representative will contact you once the initial account has been established to provide the proper wiring instructions and new account number.

Fax /Email
U.S. Global Investors Funds does not accept applications via fax or email.

How soon after a deposit are funds available for withdrawal?

New purchases and deposits are not available for withdrawal until five (5) business days after your check is received by shareholder services. The five business day maturity period also applies to purchases made through our ABC Investment Plan® and by online purchase. The funds will not be responsible for any processing delay by the bank.

The maturity period was established to protect both our company and our shareholders from theft and fraud. Please note that purchases made by bank wire are available the next business day.

How soon after a deposit are funds available for withdrawal?

New purchases and deposits are not available for withdrawal until five (5) business days after your check is received by shareholder services. The five business day maturity period also applies to purchases made through our ABC Investment Plan® and by online purchase. The funds will not be responsible for any processing delay by the bank.

The maturity period was established to protect both our company and our shareholders from theft and fraud. Please note that purchases made by bank wire are available the next business day.

Net Asset Value
as of 03/24/2017

Global Resources Fund PSPFX $5.42 -0.03 Gold and Precious Metals Fund USERX $7.65 -0.09 World Precious Minerals Fund UNWPX $6.68 -0.11 China Region Fund USCOX $8.58 0.06 Emerging Europe Fund EUROX $6.16 0.01 All American Equity Fund GBTFX $24.34 -0.03 Holmes Macro Trends Fund MEGAX $18.91 -0.01 Near-Term Tax Free Fund NEARX $2.22 No Change U.S. Government Securities Ultra-Short Bond Fund UGSDX $2.00 No Change