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Shield Level Selector

A The S&P 500® Index is a product of S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC ("SPDJI"), and has been licensed for use by MetLife Insurance Company of Connecticut. Standard & Poor's®, S&P® and S&P 500® are registered trademarks of Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC ("S&P"); Dow Jones® is a registered trademark of Dow Jones Trademark Holdings LLC ("Dow Jones"); and these trademarks have been licensed for use by SPDJI and sublicensed for certain purposes by MetLife Insurance Company of Connecticut. MetLife Insurance Company of Connecticut's MetLife Shield Level SelectorSM Annuity is not sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by SPDJI, Dow Jones, S&P, their respective affiliates, and none of such parties make any representation regarding the advisability of investing in such product(s) nor do they have any liability for any errors, omissions, or interruptions of the S&P 500 Index.

B The Russell 2000® Index is a trademark of Russell Investments and has been licensed for use by MetLife Insurance Company of Connecticut. The MetLife Shield Level SelectorSM Annuity is not sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by Russell Investments and Russell Investments makes no representation regarding the advisability of investing in the MetLife Shield Level SelectorSM Annuity.

C Nasdaq®, OMXSM , and NASDAQ-100 Index®, are registered trademarks of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (which with its affiliates is referred to as the "Corporations") and are licensed for use by MetLife Insurance Company of Connecticut. The MetLife Shield Level SelectorSM Annuity has not been passed on by the Corporations as to its legality or suitability. The MetLife Shield LevelSelectorSM Annuity is not issued, endorsed, sold, or promoted by the Corporations. THE CORPORATIONS MAKE NO WARRANTIES AND BEAR NO LIABILITY WITH RESPECT TO THE METLIFE SHIELD LEVEL SELECTORSM ANNUITY.

D The MetLife Shield Level SelectorSM Annuity is not sponsored, endorsed, or promoted by MSCI, and MSCI bears no liability with respect to any such products or securities or any index on which such products or securities are based. The MetLife Shield Level SelectorSM Prospectus contains a more detailed description of the limited relationship MSCI has with MetLife Insurance Company of Connecticut and any related products.

E The Dow Jones-UBS Commodity IndexesSM are a joint product of DJI Opco, LLC ("DJI Opco"), a subsidiary of S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC, and UBS Securities LLC ("UBS"), and have been licensed for use by MetLife Insurance Company of Connecticut. Dow Jones® and DJ® are trademarks of Dow Jones Trademark Holdings LLC; UBS® is a registered trademark of UBS AG. S&P® is a registered trademark of Standard & Poor’s Financial Services LLC; and these trademarks have been licensed for use by DJI Opco and sublicensed for certain purposes by MetLife Insurance Company of Connecticut. MetLife Insurance Company of Connecticut’s MetLife Shield Level SelectorSM Annuity based on the Dow Jones-UBS Commodity IndexSM is not sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by Dow Jones, UBS, DJI Opco or any of their respective subsidiaries or affiliates, and none of Dow Jones, UBS, DJI Opco or any of their respective affiliates, makes any representation regarding the advisability of investing in such product(s).

MetLife Shield Level SelectorSM is issued by MetLife Insurance Company of Connecticut. Metropolitan Life Insurance Company and its affiliates are collectively and singly referred to as "MetLife."

The MetLife Shield Level SelectorSM annuity issued by MetLife Insurance Company of Connecticut ("MetLife") is offered by prospectus only, which is available from your financial professional. The contract prospectus contains information about the contract’s features, risks, charges and expenses. Clients should read the prospectus and consider this information carefully before investing. Availability and features may vary by state. Please refer to the contract prospectus for more complete details regarding the optional Return of Premium death benefit. MetLife reserves the right to substitute any index at any time.

MetLife Shield Level Selector is a long-term investment designed for retirement purposes and has limitations, exclusions, charges, termination provisions and terms for keeping it in force. There is a risk of substantial loss of principal for losses beyond the Shield Rate you select, because you agree to absorb all losses that exceed your chosen Shield Rate. Please refer to “Risk Factors” in the contract prospectus for more details. All contract guarantees, including the optional death benefit and annuity payout rates, are backed by the claims-paying ability and financial strength of the issuing insurance company. They are not backed by the broker/ dealer from which this annuity is purchased, by the insurance agency from which this annuity is purchased or any affiliates of those entities, and none makes any representations or guarantees regarding the claims-paying ability and financial strength of the issuing insurance company. Similarly, the issuing insurance company and the underwriter do not back the financial strength of the broker/dealer or its affiliates. Please contact your financial professional for complete details.

Withdrawals of taxable amounts are subject to ordinary income tax and if made before age 59½, may be subject to a 10% Federal income tax penalty. Some broker/dealers and financial professionals may refer to the 10% Federal income tax penalty as an “additional tax” or “additional income tax,” or use the terms interchangeably when discussing withdrawals taken prior to age 59½. Distributions of taxable amounts from a non-qualified annuity may also be subject to the 3.8% Unearned Income Medicare Contribution Tax on Net Investment Income if your modified adjusted gross income exceeds the applicable threshold amount. Withdrawals will reduce the death benefits and account value. Withdrawals may be subject to withdrawal charges.

Pursuant to IRS Circular 230, MetLife is providing you with the following notification: The information contained in this document is not intended to (and cannot) be used by anyone to avoid IRS penalties. This document supports the promotion and marketing of insurance and other financial products and services. You should seek advice based on your particular circumstances from an independent tax advisor.

MetLife, its representatives and agents may not give legal or tax advice. Any discussion of taxes herein or related to this document is for general informational purposes only and does not purport to be complete or cover every situation. Tax law is subject to interpretation and legislative change. Tax results and the appropriateness of any product for a specific taxpayer may vary depending on the particular set of facts and circumstances. You should consult with and rely on your own independent legal and tax advisors.

MetLife Shield Level Selector Single Premium Deferred Annuity is issued by MetLife Insurance Company of Connecticut on Policy Form L-22494 (09/12); 1300 Hall Boulevard, Bloomfield, CT 06002 and is distributed by MetLife Investors Distribution Company (member FINRA); 5 Park Plaza, Suite 1900, Irvine, CA 92614. Both are MetLife companies. www.metlife.com/shield


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