About Tony Steuer

Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) and
Life and Disability Insurance Analyst (LA)

Tony Steuer, CLU, LA, CPFFE is a recognized authority on insurance literacy. He has helped thousands of consumers and advisors better understand how life and disability insurance work. He has led the way in establishing a path for insurance literacy through his award winning books (Questions and Answers on Life Insurance: The Life Insurance Toolbook and The Questions and Answers on Life Insurance Workbook), both having been awarded the “Excellence in Financial Literacy (EIFLE) Award from the Institute of Financial Literacy. Forbes named Questions and Answers on Life Insurance: The Life Insurance Toolbook as 1 of their top 9 great investment books. Tony serves as the Director of Financial Preparedness for United Policyholders, a non-profit organization whose mission is to be a trustworthy and useful information resource and an effective voice for consumers of all types of insurance in all 50 states.

Tony’s goal is to help consumers and advisors in gaining answers to their questions on life and disability insurance. Tony’s latest book (co authored with Maxwell Schmitz) – The Questions and Answers on Disability Insurance Workbook further this goal. Understanding how life insurance works is a complex topic that Tony thoughtfully writes about with clarity and humor.  Tony is a member of the California Dept. of Insurance Curriculum Board and the National Financial Educator’s Council (NFEC) Curriculum Advisory Board. Visit the NFEC’s Insurance Literacy Page with Tony Steuer.

Tony is regularly featured in the media. He has appeared in interviews for New York Times, Washington Post, U.S. News & World Report, Slate.com, BankRate.com, Insure.com, InsuranceQuotes.com, Mint.com, You and Your Family and BenefitsPro.com. He has appeared as a guest on the Wall Street Journal Morning Radio Show, Prudent Money Show, Your Financial Editor, Insider Secrets, Suzy G. in the Morning Show, Financial Finesse, GrowingMoney.com, Nolo.com, TheNest.com, LovetoKnow.com, and LifeInsuranceSelling.com. To read articles click here. Tony also served as a technical editor for The Retirement Bible and The Investing Bible.

Tony is involved with many worthwhile causes including: St. Joseph’s Elementary School where he is a School Advisory Board member and a member of the Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital Foundation Advisory Council. Tony also is the manages his son’s Little League team and has taught wilderness first aid and white water rescue, volunteered as a whitewater raft guide and performed improvisational comedy. Tony Steuer lives in Alameda, California. Please follow him on Twitter, join the Insurance Literacy Group on LinkedIn, join him on Google +,  and check him out on Wikipedia.