NU Online News Service, Sept. 2, 2004, 3:45 p.m. EDT
MetLife Inc., New York, has started offering a free survivor assistance package to all employers that buy its group life plans.[@@]
MetLife began offering survivor assistance benefits to individual life customers 6 years ago. The new package, the MetLife Survivor Assistance Program, provides free, interest-paying money market checking accounts to hold death benefits, will preparation services for some insureds, and a variety of counseling and support services.