Considering an IRA?
An IRA offers a great way to contribute additional savings for your retirement.
Evaluate your goals
Find out what an IRA can do for you
Learn which type of IRA is right for you
Know How Now: IRA Basics
Learn the basics about IRAs.
Benefits of Dollar Cost Averaging
Consider dollar cost averaging to reduce market risks. 2
IRAs and Financial Well Being
Start early, plan farther ahead and save more for retirement.
What to Consider When You Retire
Deciding when to retire? Start the planning process early.
How to Roll Over Funds into an IRA
Get a step-by-step guide to start your rollover.
More IRA Info & Resources
Have more questions about IRAs? We have the information and tools you need to decide if an IRA is right for you.
1 Rollovers and transfers may be subject to differences in features, costs, and surrender charges. Indirect transfers may be subject to taxation and penalties. Consult your tax advisor regarding your situation.
2 No method of investing can ensure a profit or protect against loss.
Prior to rolling over, consider your other options. You may also be able to leave money in your current plan, withdraw cash or rollover the assets to your new employer’s plan if one is available and rollovers are permitted. Compare the differences in investment options, services, fees and expenses, withdrawal options, required minimum distributions, other plan features, and tax treatment. Speak with a TIAA-CREF Consultant and your tax advisor regarding your situation. Review your options.
TIAA-CREF products may be subject to market and other risk factors. See the applicable product literature, or visit tiaa-cref.org for details.
Investment, insurance and annuity products are not FDIC insured, are not bank guaranteed, are not deposits, are not insured by any federal government agency, are not a condition to any banking service or activity, and may lose value.
TIAA-CREF Individual & Institutional Services, LLC, Teachers Personal Investors Services, Inc., and Nuveen Securities, LLC, Members FINRA and SIPC, distribute securities products. Annuity contracts and certificates are issued by Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America (TIAA) and College Retirement Equities Fund (CREF), New York, NY.
See how 3 people’s retirement contributions may grow over 30 years.
A Hypothetical Illustration