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Bruce Brumberg Of myStockOptions.com To Speak At The 17th Annual Business Solutions Group Conference Hosted By E*Trade Financial

myStockOptions.com Contact: Bruce Brumberg, Editor-in-Chief, myStockOptions.com, (617) 734-1979, bruce@mystockoptions.com

E*TRADE Financial Contact: Connie Dotson, E*TRADE Group, Inc., (916) 858-8835, mediainq@etrade.com

BROOKLINE, MA, April 7, 2003 - Bruce Brumberg of myStockOptions.com will speak at the 17th Annual Business Solutions Group Conference, hosted by E*TRADE Financial in San Diego, May 18-21, 2003. The conference focuses on regulatory and industry developments in stock compensation. Mr. Brumberg will speak about how to anticipate information that stock-plan participants will want to know and how to answer their questions (Inside The Minds Of Your Participants, May 18, 10:30 a.m.-noon). Mr. Brumberg will conduct this presentation, which covers stock-plan education and financial and tax strategies, with Alan Unger of Critical Capital Management, Inc.

The theme of the conference, Think Big, recognizes the challenges that equity compensation professionals face today and the rapid evolution of the stock compensation industry. In the Opening General Session a panel of expert practitioners will present their views on what changes could be in store for equity compensation plans, including the IASB's proposal on share-based payments and recent shareholder activism around stock plans. With over 45 informative sessions and over 60 guest speakers and panelists, the conference will provide vital information about the latest legal and compliance developments, proven strategies for developing and managing your global stock programs, current trends in stock compensation, and exciting new products and services.

Visit http://www.business.etrade.com/conference/index.htm for more information or to register for the conference.

About myStockOptions.com

myStockOptions.com is the premier provider of Web-based educational content, easy-to-use tools, and e-learning solutions on stock options, restricted stock, and employee stock purchase plans. Its content and tools are licensed to companies, major financial institutions, and transfer agents, including Charles Schwab, Cardinal Health, Wilmington Trust, Fleet, EquiServe, and Morgan Stanley. Companies can also directly license customized versions of the Web site, with their employee stock-plan data automatically feeding the online stock-option portfolio tracker. The site has received glowing reviews from users and from many publications, including BusinessWeek, Money magazine, and the San Francisco Chronicle. Human Resource Executive chose myStockOptions.com as an HR Product of the Year. PC World ranks myStockOptions.com among "the most useful sites ever" that "deliver top-notch information, support, and services."

About E*TRADE Financial

E*TRADE Financial brings together personalized and fully integrated financial services including investing, banking, lending, planning, and advice. Delivered through a multi-touchpoint platform, the products, services, content, and information at E*TRADE Financial are available to customer households through E*TRADE Financial Centers, Zones, ATMs, and branded Web sites throughout the world. Securities products and services are offered by E*TRADE Securities, LLC (member NASD/SIPC), bank products and services are offered by E*TRADE Bank (member FDIC), mortgages are offered by E*TRADE Mortgage Corporation, and E*TRADE Financial Advisor is a service of E*TRADE Advisory Services, Inc., an investment advisor registered with the SEC.