NU Online News Service, Feb. 9, 2005, 3:15 p.m. EST

Motivano, New York, has agreed to distribute voluntary funeral savings programs from National Preplanning Inc., Garden City, N.Y., at the worksite.[@@]

Motivano, a unit of Motivano Ltd., London, operates Web-based employee incentive and award programs that reach about 2 million workers.

National Preplanning, a unit of Walker Financial Corp., Garden City, says the Motivano alliance should give workers the ability to buy funeral insurance and set up funeral and cemetery trust accounts completely online.