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Since 1918, we've helped millions of people like you build secure financial futures. It's because we understand and specialize in the financial needs of people who work in the academic, government and nonprofit fields.
"I’ve been actively involved in my finances so I can meet my goals.”
Charles Washington
“When it comes to finances, stocks and investing, I go to the experts.”
Eva Selhub
"The money you save when you’re youngest is what’s going to pay off later."
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TIAA products may be subject to market and other risk factors.
1Applies to mutual fund and variable annuity expense ratios. Source: Morningstar Direct, December 31, 2015. The expense ratio on all mutual fund products and variable annuity accounts managed by TIAA-CREF is generally less than half the mutual fund industry average. 72% are less than half their respective Morningstar Universe average and 63% are less than half their respective Morningstar Universe median. Our mutual fund and variable annuity products are subject to various fees and expenses, including but not limited to management, administrative, and distribution fees; our variable annuity products have an additional mortality and expense risk charge.
2The Lipper 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 11/20/12, 11/30/13, and 11/30/14 respectively. TIAA-CREF was ranked among 36 fund companies in 2012 and 48 fund companies in 2013 and 2014 with at least five equity, five bond, or three mixed-asset portfolios. Past performance does not guarantee future results.
The performance data quoted represents past performance, and is no guarantee of future results. Your returns and the principal value of your investment will fluctuate so that your shares or accumulation units, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted above.