Get the basics
Trade stocks, bonds, ETFs and mutual funds
Build and adjust your investment portfolio based on your goals. Do it yourself, ask us for help, or let us manage it for you. 1
Get the Basics
A brokerage account offers investing options so you can choose how to manage your money.
Look at all of the things you can put in a TIAA Brokerage account
GET THE BASICS
The perks of working with TIAA
Choose your level of support
You can invest on your own, take advantage of occasional assistance from our specialists or let us manage your investments.
Buy stocks or exchange traded funds (ETFs) online for just $7.95 per trade. Investment fees and expenses may apply. 2
Lots of choice
Use a brokerage account to choose from a wide array of investment options.
Get the Basics
An investment account beyond retirement savings
Step One Open a brokerage account online, by phone or in person at one of our local offices.
Step Two Fund your account by personal check, wire transfers, pension payments, or transfers from another firm.
Step Three Invest on your own, or with occasional assistance from us, and manage your investments on tiaa.org
Step Four Take money out when you need it. A great way to invest funds for emergencies.
Our brokerage accounts give you flexibility and convenience—pick an option that works for you.
Build your own portfolio
Access to the tools and resources our professionals use to find investments such as stocks, bonds, ETFs and mutual funds.
Let a professional manage it for you
We can manage your portfolio for you based on your personal needs and goals.3
Help me choose
Need help deciding which route to go?
- Brokerage Client Brochure
- Brokerage Solutions - Fact Sheet
- Investing in Mutual Funds - Fact Sheet
- TIAA Mutual Fund Guidance - Fact Sheet
- Online Tools and Research - Fact Sheet
- Account Management - Fact Sheet
- TIAA Products and Services – Fact Sheet
- Commissions and Fees - Fact Sheet
- Brokerage Interest Rate Disclosure
- TIAA Personal Portfolio and flyer
Investments that suit your style
Open a TIAA Brokerage account
A TIAA Brokerage account is an option for anyone—whether you have your retirement plan with us or not.