NU Online News Service, July 11, 4:55 p.m. – Jefferson Pilot Financial Insurance Company, Greensboro, N.C., has added nine investment funds to its 17-year-old Ensemble Variable Universal Life Insurance Series life policies.

The VUL family now offers a choice of 32 investment funds, the company says.

Jefferson Pilot has also reduced the mortality and expense risk charge and added a short-term death benefit guarantee on one policy in the family, the Ensemble III policy, when the policy is funded at or above the required no-lapse premium level.

Jefferson Pilot Financial is a unit of Jefferson-Pilot Corp.