Why Choose TIAA-CREF Life Insurance?  

Five Reasons you should choose TIAA-CREF Life Insurance Company


We’ve earned our customers’ trust

TIAA-CREF Life Insurance Company (TIAA-CREF Life) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association. Together we have a long history of providing quality life insurance to the educational, medical, cultural, research communities, and general public.


Personalized guidance and no pressure to buy

We have long subscribed to a different set of guiding principles.  Our Insurance Representatives provide guidance focused on your needs, and never pressure you to buy.


Life insurance products priced for most budgets

At TIAA-CREF Life, we offer you a variety of term and permanent insurance products at affordable premiums.


Our products are available to the general public

In 1999, TIAA-CREF Life was created to make life insurance available to family and friends of TIAA-CREF Participants and to the general public, making our products available to everyone.


High ratings and financial strength

We’re a member of one of only three insurance groups in the U.S. to hold the highest financial strength rating currently awarded from all four leading independent insurance industry ratings agencies.*

To read more about our financial strength ratings, take a look at the following PDFs:

To learn more about how TIAA-CREF Life can help you protect what matters most speak with one of our Insurance Representatives today! 

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Need Help?

To get information or apply for a new policy, speak with our Life Insurance Representatives at:

877 276-9429
Weekdays, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. (ET)

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Customer service & claims

877 694-0305
Weekdays, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. (ET)

Application status

800 223-1200, option #2
Weekdays, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (ET)

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