NFP Confers Preferred Provider Status on Securian

January 9, 2003 ( - Securian Retirement Services, a division of Minnesota Life Insurance Company, has been selected by NFP Benefits to be a preferred provider of retirement planning products in 2003.

Through the alliance, Securian will participate in NFP conferences and strategic growth workshops, produce co-branded marketing materials, and provide NFP firms and affiliates with preferred access to its Web-based systems.

NFP Benefits, a division of NFP Insurance Services Inc, is a marketing organization for independent benefits firms and, through its broker-dealer, NFP Securities Inc, operates a nationwide network of 900 registered representatives.