You can exchange your non-qualified annuity from another insurance company to a TIAA-CREF Life Insurance Company (TIAA-CREF Life) non-qualified annuity.* When considering this move, you’ll want to compare the following:
*There may be tax consequences associated with the transfer of assets. An exchange may not always be your best option. Consult with your advisor regarding your particular situation.
When comparing variable deferred annuities, you'll see that fees can vary widely. Keep in mind, that the less you pay in annuity fees, the more you'll potentially have to turn into retirement income.
This hypothetical illustration shows you how a low-cost annuity can have a substantial impact on the amount of your savings can grow over a 25-year period.
This is a hypothetical example. It is for illustrative purposes only and is not intended to predict or project investment results/future values. Actual returns will vary.
Please keep in mind that there are risks associated with investing in securities including loss of principal.
1 Before transferring assets or replacing an existing annuity, be sure to carefully consider the benefits of both the existing and new product. There will likely be differences in features, costs, surrender charges, services, company strength and other important aspects. There may also be tax consequences associated with the transfer of assets. Indirect transfers may be subject to taxation and penalties. Consult with your own advisors regarding your particular situation.
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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as of 8/01/2012
*TIAA-CREF Investment Horizon Annuity. Not available in all states. Read the prospectus (PDF) carefully before investing.
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