A domestic title insurer shall invest its funds as follows:
(1) Funds in an amount not less than its reserve required by RCW 48.29.120
must be kept invested in investments eligible for domestic life insurers.
(2) Other funds may be invested in:
(a) The insurer's plant and equipment, up to a maximum of fifty percent of capital plus surplus.
(b) Stocks and bonds of abstract companies when approved by the commissioner.
(c) Investments eligible for the investment of funds of any domestic insurer.