Frequently Asked Questions About Life Insurance


When considering your life insurance needs many questions may come to mind.
Take a look below to find answers to frequently asked questions about TIAA-CREF Life Insurance Company (TIAA-CREF Life).


How do I choose the right type of life insurance?

How much life insurance do I need?

How much will my life insurance cost?

Has my coverage kept pace with the changes in my life?

What do TIAA-CREF Life's high financial strength ratings mean to me?

What happens after I apply for coverage?

Need help?

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    Weekdays, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. (ET)
  • Schedule a call with an Insurance Representative

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Why Choose TIAA-CREF Life?

  • A company you can trust
  • Affordable policies
  • Financial strength

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Investment, insurance, and annuity products are not FDIC insured, are not bank guaranteed, are not bank 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 insurance may only be handled by an agent or broker licensed to engage in the business of insurance in the state in which you reside.

Life Insurance is 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.

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