Life insurance

Call 877-276-9429 to speak with a TIAA-CREF Life Insurance Company (TIAA Life) representative.
GET THE BASICS

How does life insurance work?

Life insurance helps give you peace of mind knowing that your loved ones are protected if something happens to you.

Why get life insurance?

  • Protect your family
  • Generally federal income tax-free death benefit1
  • Tax-deferred growth potential2
For questions about your existing policy, application status, or to apply,
contact us.
 
Important Information
 
1,2 Get details about taxes and cash value
 
Our Options

Different types of life insurance

Term life insurance

Permanent life insurance

  • Designed to cover you for your entire life
  • Potential for cash value growth
  • Tax advantages for your family3
  • Ready to apply or want to learn more? Call us at 877-276-9429.

Term or permanent life insurance – which is best for you?

3See more details about permanent insurance
WHY US

Why choose us?

Protecting your family is one of the most important promises you can make. See why people turn to TIAA Life.

Why choose us

How is TIAA Life insurance different?

We make it easy for you

Our representatives help you find the right type of insurance for your needs.

High ratings for financial strength

We're among the highest rated insurance companies in the U.S.4

Give back while you protect

Choose a charity to receive 1% of your policy amount, at no additional cost to you – or your loved ones.5
4,5 See more about our ratings and charitable rider
 
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Want term life insurance?

Use Life Wizard

Find out how much you need and how much it might cost. Then apply.

Get a quote and apply

Already know how much you need? Get a quick quote and apply online.

Want permanent life insurance?

Give us a call.

We’re here to help.
877-276-9429
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ANNUITIES

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LIFE INSURANCE

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Level Term Life insurance, policy form series TCL-LPT.1 may not be available in all states.
Exclusions, restrictions, limitations, and reductions in benefits will, in certain situations, apply to your policy. For full details, including costs, call us at 877-276-9429.
You should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses carefully before investing.  Please call 877-518-9161 or log on to TIAA.org for underlying product and fund prospectuses that contain this and other information.  Please read the prospectuses carefully before investing.
The tax information contained here is not intended to be used and cannot be used by any taxpayer for the purpose of avoiding tax penalties that may be imposed on the taxpayer. It was written to support the promotion of the products and services addressed herein. Taxpayers should seek advice based on their own particular circumstances from an independent tax advisor.
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. Each of the foregoing and TIAA is solely responsible for its own financial condition and contractual obligations.
TIAA-CREF Life Insurance Company is domiciled in New York, NY with its principal place of business in New York, NY. Its California Certificate of Authority number is 6992.
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