Tony Steuer welcomes you to the home of Insurance Literacy(tm).  Tony Steuer, CLU, LA, CPFFE has helped thousands of consumers and advisors better understand how life and disability insurance work. Tony helps to shape the conversation on Insurance Literacy ™ and education by serving on the California Department of Insurance Curriculum Board and the National Financial Educators Council’s Curriculum Advisory Board. Tony Steuer’s companion website – www.ultimateinsurancelinks.com is the leading reference directory of insurance agents, brokers and vendors on the internet.

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. Learn more

TONY'S BLOG

Ten Things That You Need To Know About Disability Insurance:

Did you know that . . . 3 in 10 workers entering the workforce today will become disabled for some period of time before they retire (Social Security Administration, Fact Sheet, January 31, 2007)? More than 90 percent of disabling … Continue reading

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When Insurable Interest Gets Out Of Hand – A Story You Couldn’t Make Up If You Tried

The concept of insurable interest is a core foundation of the life insurance industry.  When there isn’t insurable interest, then things can get out of hand as detailed in the following article from Chantal Marr at LSM Insurance: The Dumbest … Continue reading

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Why Too Much Jargon Can Cause Poor Insurance Decision Making

A major part of the financial literacy and insurance literacy issues stem from an excessive use of jargon.  This excessive use of jargon can lead to poor decision making just like not knowing the rules can make a game really … Continue reading

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