Retirement account annuities
How an annuity fits into your retirement plan
Save while you work, then get lifetime income1
If offered by your employer, annuities can provide a way to save on your taxes while you’re working – and give you the option to receive retirement income you can’t outlive.
How can a retirement account annuity help you?
Build your nest egg
Ease your mind
Fixed or variable annuity?
- You will not lose the money you put in or interest earned, guaranteed
- You will earn interest every day
- Get income payments for life or the period you select1
- There may be restrictions on withdrawing or transferring the money you put in
- More investment options providing market returns
- Shift money among investments as needed
- Get income payments for life, or the period you select, that change based on market performance
- No penalties or surrender charges on withdrawals or transfers
Our annuity lineup
The CREF Accounts
We do annuities differently
|TIAA PARTICIPANTS HAD||Highest average||retirement account balances.3|
|64% OF OUR ANNUITY ACCOUNTS AND MUTUAL FUNDS ARE RATED||4-5 stars||by an independent rating firm.4|
|TIAA PARTICIPANTS CONVERTED||$1.6 billion||to start lifetime income payments in 2015.|
|CREF ANNUITIES COST LESS||100% of the time||vs the industry average.5|