Living in retirement

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Get the basics

Top 3 retirement strategies

From everyday expenses to healthcare and leaving a legacy, your financial needs change throughout retirement.

Create a plan

Work with a consultant to balance your expenses with your income.

Review annually

Revisit your plan annually and adjust your strategy to fit your personal situation.

Think ahead

Provide for your family’s future. Create a will and set up power of attorney.

Get the basics

Your nest egg has to cover your financial essentials

Find out how TIAA can work with you to balance your competing needs. We’re here to help.
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Living in retirement

Retirement is a journey that could last 30 or more years.  TIAA understands your financial needs today and can help you plan for the road ahead.

TIAA  participants have the

highest average retirement account balances.1

TIAA has almost

100 years of experience helping people to and through retirement.

We offer

nationwide financial education seminars.
“I have a budget that allows me to live a big, happy life in the present, while knowing I have a secure future.”
Jane Hale
Retired French professor
Participant since 1985

Discover more


Give the gift of education with a 529

A 529 plan is designed to help save for higher education. You can open an account for your grandchildren, children, or even yourself.


Annuities can provide a stream of income throughout retirement.

Managed accounts

TIAA can manage your portfolio based on your needs and goals.


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1 LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute, Not-for-Profit Market Survey, third-quarter 2015 results. Average assets per participant based on full-service business. Please note average retirement account balances are not a measure of performance of TIAA-CREF retirement offering.
This material is for informational or educational purposes only and does not constitute a recommendation or investment advice in connection with a distribution, transfer or rollover, a purchase or sale of securities or other investment property, or the management of securities or other investments, including the development of an investment strategy or retention of an investment manager or advisor. This material does not take into account any specific objectives or circumstances of any particular investor, or suggest any specific course of action. Investment decisions should be made in consultation with an investor’s personal advisor based on the investor’s own objectives and circumstances.