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Celebrating 70 years

CREF invented the first variable annuity in 1952 to help keep pace with inflation.

Find out how you can help your clients and their participants build lifetime income in retirement.

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Good news

TIAA Traditional* crediting rates are increasing an average of 21%1– benefiting more than 2 million participants with a TIAA Traditional balance.

Workforce management

How are employers rethinking their workforce management strategies to position themselves for the future?

Market commentary

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Comprehensive cybersecurity

TIAA is committed to protecting your clients’ data, now and always.

*TIAA Traditional is a fixed annuity issued by Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America (TIAA), New York, NY.


The nonprofits we serve

While changes in the environment are constant and challenging, our unswerving commitment to service remains firm.

Higher education

We can help address the evolving needs of your clients’ higher education workforce.


Our experience makes us uniquely qualified to help drive successful retirement outcomes.

You can differentiate your practice and help your clients simplify their plans — all while improving efficiency for everyone


You know consolidating plans comes with countless benefits without limiting the investment options.

A smarter default option

Use your existing fiductiary processes and in-house investment expertise to build a custom default solution with the TIAA RetirePlus Series®.

New CREF R4 class

Lowest expense in the industry2 with the continued benefit of lifetime income.

SECURE Act 2.0

The next wave of retirement reform

Learn more about how this follow-up legislation hopes to build on the framework of SECURE Act 1.0 to make it easier for Americans to save for retirement.

Client management and reporting

Let TIAA Business EdgeSM help you manage your book of business

View all your clients and their plans – anywhere, anytime. And now, manage who has access to Business Edge at your firm.

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1As calculated by TIAA Actuarial Services on 2/17/2022.

2Source: Morningstar Direct, February 23, 2022. CREF (R4 class) provides the opportunity to offer investments at the lowest expense rate in the industry compared to other variable annuities, and in the bottom tenth percentile of mutual funds in the industry.

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TIAA Traditional is a fixed annuity product issued through these contracts by Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America (TIAA), 730 Third Avenue, New York, NY, 10017: Form series including but not limited to: 1000.24; G-1000.4; IGRS-01-84-ACC; IGRSP-01-84-ACC; 6008.8. Not all contracts are available in all states or currently issued.