NU Online News Service, Feb. 17, 2004, 12:49 p.m. EST – MetLife Inc., New York, has developed a Web-based calculator that can help individuals analyze their disability insurance needs.[@@]

The calculator asks users about their current monthly income, their current monthly expenses, their employment-based disability coverage and other characteristics and resources, then uses the information to estimate how much individual disability coverage the users ought to buy.

The calculator is on the Web at