NU Online News Service, Jan. 9, 10:45 a.m. – NetStudy, Northbrook, Ill., a company that sells Internet-based continuing education courses for insurance agents and brokers, says it has merged with Professional Training Services, Inc., Palatine, Ill.

NetStudy says the merger will help it add more than 50 new courses to its agent training Web site, at http://www.insurancestudy.com

Additions include review courses for agents seeking the Chartered Life Underwriter, Chartered Financial Consultant, Registered Health Underwriter and Registered Employee Benefits Consultant professional designations.