TIAA-CREF Funds - Retirement Class

Social Choice Equity  (TRSCX)

The fund seeks a favorable long-term total return that reflects the investment performance of the overall U.S. stock market, while giving special consideration to certain social criteria.

Net asset value as of 08/29/2014 : $17.15
Total return year-to-date as of 08/29/2014 : 9.37%
Fund's net invested assets as of 06/30/2014 : $2.10 billion
Gross Expense Ratio : 0.43%
Net Expense Ratio : 0.43%
Inception date : 10/01/2002
Investment class : U.S. Equity
Performance Comparison
  Performance Data
as of 08/28/2014
Average Annual Total Returns
as of 07/31/2014
  Net Asset
Values
Net
Change
YTD
Return
1 Year 3 Year 5 Year 10 Year Since Inception
Social Choice Equity 1 $17.08 -0.06% 8.93% 15.44% 16.01% 16.39% 8.13% 4.52%
Russell 3000® Index 2 -- -0.19% 8.80% 16.37% 16.58% 17.08% 8.43% 4.83%

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 shares, 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 the risk of socially screened investing, market risk, company risk, index risk and foreign investment risks.

1.
The fund's Institutional Class began operations on July 1, 1999. Performance shown prior to the inception of the Retirement Class is based on the performance of the fund's Institutional Class. Performance has not been restated to reflect the higher expenses of the Retirement Class. If the expense differential had been reflected, performance for these periods would have been lower.
2.
The Russell 3000® Index measures the performance of the stocks of the 3,000 largest publicly traded U.S. companies, based on market capitalization, and it measures the performance of about 98% of the total market capitalization of the publicly traded U.S. equity market. You cannot invest directly in this index. Russell 3000 is a trademark and service mark of the Frank Russell Company. TIAA-CREF products are not promoted or sponsored by, or affiliated with, the Frank Russell Company. You cannot invest directly in this index.

TIAA-CREF Individual & Institutional Services, LLC and Teachers Personal Investors Services, Inc., members FINRA, distribute securities products. Investment products are not FDIC insured, are not bank deposits or bank guaranteed, and may lose value.

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