National Planning Holdings Inc. has added point-of-sale fixed annuity selection software from Beacon Research Inc. to the Web sites of several broker-dealer units.

NPH, Santa Monica, Calif., manages 4 large broker-dealer operations for its parent, Jackson National Life Insurance Company, Lansing, Mich., a unit of Prudential P.L.C., London.

The new software from Beacon Research, Evanston, Ill., will help registered representatives affiliated with NPH choose fixed annuities for their clients, according to Beacon Research.

The system also can produce a proposal summarizing all criteria and providing detailed information about selected products, Beacon Research says.