Market-Proof Your Retirement

TIAA Traditional provides guaranteed growth in any market and guaranteed income in retirement. Let us help you market-proof your blood pressure, sleep, and retirement.1
Sharing the profits

When TIAA does well, our participants do better

Through our "sharing the profits"2 approach over 100 years, TIAA Traditional has helped millions of participants build a solid retirement foundation to secure income in retirement.

Over the last 3 years, we shared

$10B in profits with 2M participants
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TIAA Traditional is a fixed annuity product issued by Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America (TIAA), New York, NY. Annuity contracts contain terms for keeping them in force. Exclusions, restrictions, limitations and reductions in benefits will, in certain situations, apply to annuity contracts. Your financial consultant or advisor can provide you with costs and complete details.
1Any guarantees under annuities issued by TIAA are subject to TIAA's claims-paying ability. TIAA Traditional is a guaranteed insurance contracts and not an investment for federal securities law purposes. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
2TIAA shares profits with Traditional Retirement Annuity owners through declared additional amounts of insurance and through increases in annuity income throughout retirement.  These additional amounts are not guaranteed.  Since 1994, those receiving lifetime income from TIAA Traditional have experienced 16 increases in their annual annuity payment amounts (at an average increase of 1.07%).  (Source: TIAA Actuarial Department based on actual historical data of the TIAA standard payout annuity.)
Before rolling over assets, consider your other options. You may be able to leave money in your current plan, withdraw cash or roll over the assets to your new employer’s plan if one is available and rollovers are permitted. Compare the differences in investment options, services, fees and expenses, withdrawal options, required minimum distributions, other plan features, and tax treatment. Speak with a TIAA consultant and your tax advisor regarding your situation. Learn more at
TIAA Traditional is a fixed annuity product issued through these contracts by Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America (TIAA), 730 Third Avenue, New York, NY, 10017:  Form series 1000.24; G-1000.4 or G-1000.5/G1000.6 or G1000.7; 1200.8; G1250.1; IGRS-01-84-ACC and IGRS-02-ACC; IGRS-CERT2-84-ACC and IGRS-CERT3-ACC; IGRSP-01-84-ACC and IGRSP-02-ACC; IGRSP-CERT2-84-ACC and IGRSP-CERT3-ACC; 6008.8 and 6008.9-ACC; 1000.24-ATRA; 1280.2, 1280.4, or 1280.3 or 1280.5, or G1350. Not all contracts are available in all states or currently issued.
This material is for informational or educational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice under ERISA. This material does not take into account any specific objectives or circumstances of any particular investor, or suggest any specific course of action. Investment decisions should be made based on the investor’s own objectives and circumstances.