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Annuity Basics

While your retirement goals may be complex, an annuity can help make meeting those goals simple.

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Types of Annuities

There are different types of annuities to help meet your unique needs.

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Annuity Myths and Truths

There is a lot of information about annuities out there — and not all of it is true. We'll help dispel some of these myths.

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Investing Basics

An annuity is an investment in your future, and as with any investment, there are several important things to consider.

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Ready to Choose an Annuity?

Find the TIAA-CREF Life Insurance Company annuity that’s best for your retirement plan today! Speak with an Annuity Representative at 877 554-8282. Or,

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Please keep in mind that annuities are designed for retirement and other long-term goals. If you choose to invest in the variable investment products, your money will be subject to the risks associated with investing in securities, including loss of principal.

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5-Year Fixed Term* Deposit Rate

1.00%

as of 8/01/2012

Fixed term rates, performance and disclosure.

 

*TIAA-CREF Investment Horizon Annuity. Not available in all states. Read the prospectus (PDF) 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.

Why Choose TIAA-CREF Life?

  • A company you can trust
  • Financial strength

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Investment, insurance and annuity products are not FDIC insured, are not bank guaranteed, are not deposits, are not insured by any federal government agency, are not a condition to any banking service or activity, and may lose value.

All solicitations pertaining to a contract for annuities may only be handles by an agent or broker licensed to engage in the business of annuities in the state in which you reside.

Non-qualified annuities are issued by TIAA-CREF Life Insurance Company, 730 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10017. TIAA-CREF Individual & Institutional Services, LLC, member FINRA distributes securities products. Intelligent Variable Annuity, contract form series TCL-VA2, TIAA-CREF Investment Horizon Annuity, contract form series TCL -MVA 1, and Single Premium Immediate Annuity, contract form series TCL-1009, TCL-1033, TCL-901 are issued by TIAA-CREF Life Insurance Company, 730 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10017. Not available in all states. Some products may not be available in all states.

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