Determine your investment needs

Determine your investment needs

Your retirement plan should meet your unique investment needs. Take some time to consider your existing plans and current lifestyle. This will influence the types of annuities that are best for you.


Determine how much you want to invest

Determine how much you want to invest

You can open a TIAA-CREF Life Insurance Company (TIAA-CREF Life) Annuity with as little as $2,500 for a deferred annuity or $25,000 for a single premium annuity. And don’t forget to consider how allocating your funds in an annuity can help broaden your portfolio. A diverse portfolio is an important part of a smart retirement planning strategy.


Open your account

Open your account

We work with you to make opening a TIAA-CREF Life annuity as fast and easy as possible. Our Annuity Representatives will handle the paperwork for you.


Speak with an Annuity Representative

Speak with an Annuity Representative

You can call us at (877) 554- 8282 from Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. (ET). Or,

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5-Year Fixed Term* Deposit Rate

1.25% as of 4/01/2014

Fixed term rates, performance and disclosure

*TIAA-CREF Investment Horizon Annuity. Not available in all states. Read the prospectus carefully before investing.

Exchange Your Annuity

Learn whether exchanging your non-qualified annuity to a TIAA-CREF Life non-qualified annuity is right for you.

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