The National Association of Independent Life Brokerage Agencies has published the NIALBA Technology Services Guide.

The guide lists agency process management systems, illustration systems, carrier reference tools, product information reference tools, marketing tools, underwriting tools, forms, electronic mail systems and disaster recovery systems, according to NAILBA, Fairfax, Va.

In other insurance information resource news:

- Principal Financial Group Inc., Des Moines, Iowa, has developed a new defined benefit pension plan reporting system that can help client plans generate reports and meet an April 1 reporting deadline imposed by the Pension Protection Act of 2006.

Under current rules, plans that miss the deadline may face new restrictions on paying out benefits, Principal says.

One component of the report, a volatility information section, gives sponsors data they can use to forecast potential funding levels and evaluate plan changes, Principal says.

- Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company, Springfield, Mass., has posted a Web site for individuals interested in working for it as agents, at Document Link

The site includes profiles of a MassMutual agency manager, a sales team manager, an experienced agent, career changer, a new agent and an intern, MassMutual says.