Hi!(I'm also asking about this in the Mutual Funds board...)I sat down with my mother-in-law last night to discuss how she should set up her 403(b). Didn't have much time to do deeper research, so I was stuck with prospectuses and 4-color glossies.Anyway, She had the following options: TIAA-CREF, Fidelity, and some other fund company I'd never heard of. Tossed out company (c). Then I looked at the CREF "accounts". They had expense ratios around 0.3%, and their performance looked market-matching, at least (see below).She is planning to retire in 15 years, and wants agressive growth (I asked her, "What would you do if you lost half your investment tomorrow?" Her answer: Who cares, since I'm in for 15 years. Hooray for her!). So I suggested about 80-90% equities and the remaining in bonds. Choosing from the CREF funds, we picked:CREF Stock ($100B in assets, 2/3 indexed, 1/3 actively managed - essentially a whole-market index fund)CREF Equities Index (tracks either the S&P500 or Russell 3000, can't recall at the moment).Her pick of two CREF Bond funds.Anyway, to make a long story short, I'm now wondering how I did. TIAA-CREF isn't tracked by Morningstar or Lipper, so I was wondering if any of you Fools in Education have experience with the company, stories to tell, or other helpful info.Anything you know will help!Thanks!WildcatFool
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