Annuities Why Choose - One

Determine your annuity needs

Your retirement plan should meet your unique investment needs. Take some time to consider your existing plans and current lifestyle.  Are you looking for someplace to invest additional funds for retirement with tax advantages? Or do you need to convert a lump sum into a stream of income? Your needs will influence the types of annuities that are best for you.

Annuities Why Choose - Two

Decide how much you want to invest

Your TIAA-CREF Life Insurance Company annuity requires as little as $2,500 for a deferred annuity or $25,000 for an immediate annuity. Remember that allocating your funds in an annuity can help diversify your portfolio - an important part of a smart retirement strategy.1

Annuities Why Choose - Three

Open your annuity account

We will help you open a TIAA-CREF Life deferred or immediate annuity quickly and easily. Just answer a few questions and our Annuity Representative will help guide your decision and begin the enrollment process.

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5-Year Fixed Term* Deposit Rate

1.40% as of 4/01/2015

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

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

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