MetLife Advantages


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Offers unlimited access to a participating plan attorney. Choose to meet in person or by phone to prepare or update wills, living wills and powers of attorney for you and your spouse/domestic partner. Get started at or call 1-800- 821-6400.[0121158]

The executors/administrators of both your and your spouse’s/domestic partner’s estates will have unlimited in-person and telephone access to the legal services of a participating MetLife Legal Plans attorney to handle probating the estate. Get started at or call 1-800- 821-6400. [0121158]

Professional and caring services designed to help family members cope with the numerous financial adjustments and decisions after the loss of a loved one.

A life settlement option that helps beneficiaries manage life insurance proceeds and provides easy access to their funds.

1 Will Preparation is offered by MetLife Legal Plans, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. In certain states, legal services benefits are provided through insurance coverage underwritten by Metropolitan General Insurance Company, Warwick, Rhode Island. For New York sitused cases, the Will Preparation service is an expanded offering that includes office consultations and telephone advice for certain other legal matters beyond Will Preparation. Tax Planning and preparation of Living Trusts are not covered by the Will Preparation Service.

2 Estate Resolution Services are offered by MetLife Legal Plans, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. In certain states, legal services benefits are provided through insurance coverage underwritten by Metropolitan General Insurance Company, Warwick, Rhode Island. Certain services are not covered by Estate Resolution Services, including matters in which there is a conflict of interest between the executor and any beneficiary or heir and the estate; any disputes with the group policyholder, MetLife and/or any of its affiliates; any disputes involving statutory benefits; will contests or litigation outside probate court; appeals; court costs, filing fees, recording fees, transcripts, witness fees, expenses to a third party, judgments or fines; and frivolous or unethical matters.

3 MetLife administers the Delivering the Promise program and has arranged to have trained third-party financial professionals offer financial education. The financial professionals providing financial education are not affiliated with MetLife but are providing the program under a service provider contract.

4 Subject to state law, and/or group policyholder direction, the Total Control Account is provided for all Life and AD&D benefits of $5,000 or more. The assets backing the Total Control Account (TCA) are maintained in the general account of MetLife or the Issuing Insurance Company. These general accounts are subject to the creditors of MetLife or the respective Issuing Insurance Company. MetLife or the Issuing Insurance Company bears the investment experience of such assets and expects to earn income sufficient to pay interest to TCA Accountholders and to make a profit on the operation of the TCAs. Regardless of the investment experience of such assets, the effective annual rate on the Account will not be less than the rate guaranteed on the welcome guide. The TCA and other available settlement options are not bank products and are not insured by the FDIC or any other governmental agency. In addition, while the funds in your account are not insured by the FDIC, they are guaranteed by each state’s insurance guarantee association. The coverage limits vary by state. Please contact the National Organization of Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Associations ( or 703-481-5206) to learn more. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT YOUR STATE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE.

Nothing in these materials is intended to be advice for a particular situation or individual. Please consult with your own advisors for such advice. Like most insurance policies, MetLife GVUL contains exclusions, limitations and terms for keeping it in force. MetLife can provide you with costs and complete details.

Any discussion of taxes is for general informational purposes only and does not purport to be complete or cover every situation. MetLife, its agents and representatives may not give legal, tax or accounting advice and this document should not be construed as such. Please confer with your qualified legal, tax and accounting advisors as appropriate.

Prospectuses for Group Variable Universal Life insurance and its underlying portfolios can be obtained by calling (800) 756-0124. You should carefully read and consider the information in the prospectuses regarding the contract’s features, risks, charges and expenses, as well as the investment objectives, risks, policies and other information regarding the underlying portfolios prior to making any purchase or investment decisions. Product availability and features may vary by state. All product guarantees are subject to the financial strength and claims-paying ability of Metropolitan Life Insurance Company.

Group Variable Universal Life insurance has limitations. There is no guarantee that any of the variable options in this product will meet its stated goals or objectives. Cash value allocated to the variable investment options is subject to market fluctuations so that, when withdrawn or surrendered, it may be worth more or less than the amount of premiums paid.

Group Variable Universal Life insurance (GVUL) is issued by Metropolitan Life Insurance Company (MLIC), New York, NY 10166, and distributed by MetLife Investors Distribution Company (MLIDC) (member FINRA). MLIC and MLIDC are MetLife companies. Certificate Form 3004404 (5/01) As amended by form 3E59 (5/2005)