Lifestyle funds

Speak with one of our specialists about lifestyle funds at 800-223-1200.
WHAT IS IT?

The basics of Lifestyle funds

A lifestyle fund1 is designed to offer a consistent level of risk that matches your goals.
HOW DOES IT WORK?

Choose how much risk to take

Consider risk in your mix

You can choose a lifestyle fund as an ingredient to dial up or down the risk in your portfolio.

Choose your risk level

Once invested in a fund, you can be confident that your level will not change substantially over time.

WHY TIAA

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Four times in a row!

 
We’re the only company to win “Best Overall Large Fund Company” four years in a row, from Thomson Reuters Lipper, an independent ratings organization.2

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SERVICES

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PERFORMANCE

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INSIGHTS

Investing 101

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INSIGHTS

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1 Lifestyle funds are subject to include asset allocation risk, active management risk and underlying fund risk. These funds are also subject to the risks of the underlying funds in which the fund invests in. This may include equity investment risk and fixed income investment risks.
 
2 The Lipper Large Fund Award is given to the group with the lowest average decile ranking of three years’ Consistent Return for eligible funds over the three-year period ended 11/30/12, 11/30/13, 11/30/14 and 11/30/15 respectively. TIAA was ranked among 36 fund companies in 2012 48 fund companies in 2013 and 2014 and 37 fund companies in 2015 with at least five equity, five bond, or three mixed-asset portfolios. Classification averages are calculated with all eligible share classes for each eligible classification. The calculation periods extend over 36, 60, and 120 months. The highest Lipper Leader for Consistent Return (Effective Return) value within each eligible classification determines the fund classification winner over three, five, or ten years. A detailed awards methodology can be found at http://excellence.thomsonreuters.com/award/lipper . From Thomson Reuters Lipper Awards, © 2016 Thomson Reuters. All rights reserved. Used by permission and protected by the Copyright Laws of the United States. The printing, copying, redistribution, or retransmission of this Content without express written permission is prohibited. Certain funds have fee waivers in effect. Without such waivers ratings could be lower. For current performance and rankings, please visit the Research and Performance section on TIAA.org.  Past performance does not guarantee future results.
 
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