Retirement plans

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Your employer’s retirement plan is one of the best ways to save for retirement

Start saving today, no matter where you are in your career. You’ll likely need 70 - 80% of your pre-retirement income to retire comfortably—and you’ll need that income as long as you live.

Retirement saving options for everyone



An easy way to save for retirement. Start by enrolling in your employer's retirement plan, especially if they match what you put in.

Small business owners

We offer two options, SEP IRAs and SIMPLE IRAs, and both can serve as a way to save for retirement for you and your employees.


If your employer doesn’t offer a retirement plan, start saving on your own. You can also use our IRAs and Personal Annuities to save beyond your employer’s plan limits.
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Maxed out your employer plan?

If you’ve maxed out contributions to your retirement plan, consider opening an IRA to save even more, tax-deferred.

Need to save even more?

If you’re already saving in a retirement plan and IRA, and are looking for additional retirement savings, consider a personal annuity.
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1 Source: 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 offerings.