NU Online News Service, Jan. 26, 2004, 4:41 p.m. EST – National Financial Partners Corp., New York, has agreed to market services from Fusion Financial Group, Elmsford, N.J.[@@]

Fusion helps advisors organize and run independent financial advisory practices.

NFP, a financial services distribution company, has bought more than 130 independent advisory firms since it was founded in 1998. Working with Fusion is a way for advisory firm owners who want to stay independent for now to get support services and learn more about NFP, NFP says.