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Justin: There is an Insurance Board within the Managing your Finances section of TMF where this discussion has been had several times. You may wish to re-post there, or youcould simply search that board for VUL, universal life, variable life, etc.

Consensus, seems to be to make sure that you need the insurance and consider only after maxing out all other tax deferred investment vehicles - 401k and IRA, in particular, and not to overlook paying off debt and and savings for other expected needs, like house, car, marriage, kids, etc., as applicable to your situation, because VUL probably needs to be maintained for 10+ or maybe even 15+ years to overcome additional expenses involved. But I am certainly no expert..

Regards, JAFO


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