Lifetime Variable Select from TIAA-CREF Life Insurance Company

Growth Equity

The fund seeks a favorable long-term return, mainly through capital appreciation, primarily from equity securities.

Unit value as of 08/29/2014 : $28.6056
Total return year-to-date as of 08/29/2014 : 6.63%
Expense charge 1 : 1.12%
Net invested assets as of 06/30/2014 : $9.45 million
Inception date : 04/03/2000
Investment class : U.S. Equity
Performance Comparison
  Performance Data
as of 08/28/2014
Average Annual Total Returns
as of 07/31/2014
  Unit
Values
Net
Change
YTD
Return
1 Year 3 Year 5 Year 10 Year Since Inception
Growth Equity $28.4946 -0.21% 6.22% 21.18% 16.83% 16.76% 8.24% 0.45%
Russell 1000® Growth Index 2 -- -0.16% 9.11% 18.69% 16.05% 17.25% 8.66% 1.39%

The performance data quoted represents past performance, and is no guarantee of future results. Your returns and the principal value of your investment will fluctuate so that your accumulation units, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted above. For investments with exceptional performance, please note that performance fluctuates and currently may be lower than noted here.

The risks that the fund is subject to include market risk, company risk, large-cap risk, style risk, risks of growth investing, foreign investment risk, active management risk, and special situation risk.

For a detailed discussion of risk, please consult the prospectus.

1.
Includes both separate account and fund level charges. A portion of the separate account charges has been waived. The maximum total annual expense charge without the waiver is 1.54%. TIAA-CREF Life will provide at least 3 months notice before it raises these charges.
2.
The Russell 1000 Growth Index is a subset of the Russell 1000 Index which measures the performance of the stocks of the 1000 largest companies in the Russell 3000® Index based on market capitalization. The Russell 1000 Growth Index measures the performance of those stocks of the Russell 1000 with higher price-to-book ratios and higher relative forecasted growth rates. You cannot invest directly in these indices. Russell 1000 and Russell 3000 are trademarks and service marks of the Frank Russell Company. TIAA-CREF products are not promoted or sponsored by or affiliated with, the Frank Russell Company.

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