TIAA-CREF is committed to being your trusted, valued partner, one that supports your business efforts and helps you provide your clients with the best retirement programs and investment products for their employees.
TIAA-CREF's Consultant Relations team exists solely to help retirement and investment consultants support their plan sponsor clients as they provide their employees with the advice and services they need to build retirement readiness.
Our unique approach to driving better outcomes has provided plan participants with replacement income levels that are among the highest in the industry, along with lower than average administrative costs and participant fees.
These industry-leading results are achieved through a unique consultative approach to four critical elements of our clients’ retirement offer – plan design, plan management, investment solutions and employee engagement.
*According to Morningstar Direct (June 30, 2013) the expense ratio on TIAA-CREF mutual funds and variable annuities is less than half the mutual fund industry average.
TIAA, our insurance company affiliate, is one of only three U.S. insurance groups to hold the highest rating available from each of the four leading independent insurance ratings agencies.
|A.M. Best Company||A++ (Superior)||as of 5/13|
|Fitch Ratings||AAA||as of 6/13|
|Moody's Investors Service||Aaa||as of 6/13|
|Standard & Poor's||AA+||as of 6/13|
In awarding these ratings, the firms cited strengths including TIAA’s:
Learn more about the TIAA Traditional Annuity in Defined Contribution Plans (PDF).
1 These ratings are for TIAA as an insurance company and do not apply to variable annuities, mutual funds or any other product or service not fully backed by the claims-paying ability of TIAA. Ratings are subject to change. There is no guarantee that current ratings will be maintained. Per S&P criteria, the downgrade of US long-term government debt limits the highest rating of U.S. insurers to AA+ (the second highest rating available).There is no guarantee that current ratings will be maintained. Ratings represent a company’s ability to meet policyholders’ obligations and claims and do not apply to variable annuities, mutual funds or any other product or service not fully backed by TIAA's claims-paying ability.
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