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TIAA-CREF is a publicly traded financial services company that has been around since the 1920s. It was founded in 1918 and currently manages $840 billion worth of retirement funds. The firm offers 401(k) plans and other individual and group retirement accounts, investing in mutual funds and other securities on behalf of its customers.
TIAA-CREF's corporate headquarters are located in New York City, while its trading office can be found in Charlotte, North Carolina. TIAA-CREF employs over 10,000 workers across the globe.
In addition to retirement funds, TIAA-CREF offers financial planning services and products. These include a brokerage service for trading stocks and other securities, as well as certificates of deposit (CDs), checking accounts, credit cards, mortgages and insurance plans. Through its banking subsidiary, EverBank Financial Corp., TIAA-CREF provides online savings accounts with no account opening or maintenance fees for up to 12 years. The firm also provides travel rewards programs to attract new customers as well as free checks to help them avoid unnecessary costs.