NU Online News Service, July 29, 2004, 1:11 p.m. EDT

OnlineBenefits Inc., Uniondale, N.Y., will be marketing its Web-based benefit management tools through M Financial Group, Portland, Ore.[@@]

M Financial is a marketing consortium for life insurance agencies and other financial services firms. The OnlineBenefits alliance will help member firms expand their employee benefits operations, OnlineBenefits says.

OnlineBenefits products include the AdvisorTools, Client Community and Benergy systems.