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Is Single Premium Life Insurance Right For You? - (11/2020)

Best Senior Life Insurance Companies 2020 - article (10/2020)

Financial Confidence Podcast (10/2020)

The Dangers of Life Insurance Policy Loans - article (9/2020)

Your Take. My Take. Reflections on Recent Reads - (9/2020)

What's An In-Force Life Insurance Policy Illustration And Why Should You Order One? - article (9/2020)

Femfounder Author Interview Series - (9/2020)

Life Insurance Rates Are at Historic Lows. But That Probably Won't Last - (9/2020)

High-Income Business Writing Podcast with Ed Gandia: A 12-Month Financial Action Plan Anyone Can Follow (8/2020)

Cards or Cash: Which Do You Prefer? - (8/2020)

Are You Really Prepared for a Money Emergency? - CNBC (8/2020)

5 Things You Should Ask Before You Purchase a Life Insurance Policy - Authority Magazine (7/2020)

The F Word Podcast with Sheryl Hickerson : Financial Literacy, Financial First Aid Kits & Financial Preparedness (6/2020)

Don’t get caught unprepared if disaster strikes. Here’s what you can do to get ready - CNBC (5/22/2020)

Coffee Break Radio Show with Pam Withers - KMEM (Memphis, TN) - 5/2020

KSAR - FM Radio (5/11/2020)

In Focus Radio Show with Joyce Vetere and Dr. Dan Miller - 1460 WVOX Radio - (5/6/2020)

Learn Financial First Aid audio course (featured expert), - (4/2020)

Disaster-Proof Your Finances - Merrill-Lynch: - (4/2020)

UC Berkeley Guest Lecturer: Survey of Personal Financial Planning: Overview of Life Insurance, Disability Insurance and Long Term Care Insurance - (2/2020)

The Best Whole Life Insurance - (3/2020)

How to buy life insurance: 9 steps to finding a policy that suits your financial obligations and budget - (2-2020)

The Best Car Insurance - (2/2020)

11 Most Common Life Insurance Riders - (2/2020)

The Best Business Insurance - (2/2020)

A Social Angle to Investing (pages 7 & 8) - Chicago Tribune, Retire Ahead Newsletter (1/2020)

About the World Podcast with Don Mazzella (12/2019)

A Plan for Taking ONE Simple Step in 2020 to Get Your Finances in Order, (12/2019)

Why You Need To Join A Financial Preparedness Club in 2020 - (12/2019)

A Yearly Checklist For Your Money (Get Ready Financial Calendar Review) - (11/2019)

Proformex Podcast with Mike Pepe: Changes in the Life Insurance Industry (full podcast here) (10/2019) - Excerpts:

Get Ready on The Tony DUrso Show - Podcast (9/27/2019)

Sammy’s Money Memories: Author and Grateful Dead Fan Champions Financial Preparedness, (9/2019)

Just graduated? Here are 5 things you need to know about money management, Fast Company  (6/2019)

The Money Answers Show: Take Control of Your Financial Life with Jordan Goodman (6/3/2019)

Here’s what it takes to become a 401(k) millionaire at any age, (5/2019)

Want to be a 401(k) millionaire? Here's what it takes, (5/2019)

Conversations with Tony Steuer (What College Graduates Need to Know About Money), The Wolf (99.9) - Seattle (4/2019)

America Scores an Average ‘C’ Grade for Financial Literacy Month, Inside Sources (4/2019)

4 Financial Hacks for College Grads -  Motherhood Moment-Thrifty Thinking (4-2019)

4 Simple Financial Life-Changers For New College Graduates, ValueWalk (4/2019)

Ready Your Finances for a Climate Disaster, Green America (published online 4/29 and print issue #114: Spring 2019)

Life Insurance 101: Everything You Need to Know to Plan for the Future, (4/2019)

10 Financial Documents to Never Throw Away, Reader’s Digest (3/2019)

Applying the Marie Kondo Principles to Your Financial Documents, ABC 7 KGO's Seven on Your Side with Michael Finney -, (3/2019)

This Is How Long You Should Be Keeping Your Credit Card Statements, Readersdigest - (2/2019)

Profiles in Risk – E142: Tony Steuer – GET READY! Helping You Maintain Your Financial Preparedness (3/2019)

Money for Lunch with Bert Martinez: Tony Steuer - Your Financial First Aid Kit (2/27/2019)

5 personal finance and investing apps worth a download, (2/2019)

How to ‘KonMari’ your finances, (2/2019)

A Plan For Taking ONE Simple Step Each Month to Get Your Finances in Order, Living Better At 50, 2/2019

3 steps to tidy up your finances a la Marie Kondo, CNBC (2/2019)

‘Marie Kondo’ Your Financial Life With These Clever Tips, MSN & GoBankingRates, (2/10/2019)

Money Radio (KFFN 1510’s) Business for Breakfast Show - discussed “Kicking off 2019 with a family financial meeting” (2/15/19)

Going KonMari on Your Office? Slow down… , California Broker Magazine Insurance Insider Newsletter (2/20/2019)

Here's how to Marie Kondo your finances, Yahoo Finance (2/2019)

What Not To Get Rid Of, Motherhood Moment - Thrifty Thinking (2/2019)

Why you should start saving for kids before you become a parent, (2/2019)

Protection …or Overkill? Five Insurance Policies You May Not Need, (2/2019)

11 Easy Ways to Save $5 a Day, Starting Now Red (1/2019)

Faced With An Evacuation? Follow This Critical Emergency Financial Action List, (1/2019)

Creating Your Critical Emergency Action List, (1/25/2019)

Chuck Jaffe’s Money Life Podcast Archive Audio (Interview with Tony, Full Show) - (1/24/2019)

Emergency Action - Get Ready for an Emergency Evacuation - Home Business Magazine Podcast (1/2019)

Thrifty Thinking: Budget Squeezed? Frugal Focus, (1/2019)

One Simple Step Each Month To Get Your Finances In Order, (1/2019)

Step-by-Step Tips to Hold a Family Finance Meeting…Kids Included!, (1/2019)

Fox News Radio Tour: Interviews on: 

  • Fox Radio: KURV McAllen, TX, 0910AM ET - 1/7/2019
  • Fox Radio: WILS Lansing, MI. 0920AM ET - 1/7/2019
  • Fox Radio: WOOD Grand Rapids, IA, 0932AM ET - 1/7/2019
  • Fox Radio: WGY Albany, NY, 0940AM ET - 1/7/2019
  • Fox Radio: WHO Des Moines, IA, 1025AM ET - 1/7/2019

Moolala Podcast with Bruce Sellery.  Click here to listen to my interview or listen to the full episode: Freedom 25: How To Fund a  Gap Year. The episode aired live December 15 & 16, 2018 on SiriusXM Radio Canada Talks 

KCBS Morning Radio Show (11/29/2018)

How to Prepare Your Financial First Aid Kit Before Disaster Strikes  (full interview) and How to Build a Financial First-Aid Kit for Disasters  (excerpt from interview and blog post) - (11/2018)

PlanFrancisco Podcast: Tony Steuer, Registered Life Analyst & Industry Visionary - Interview with Maxwell Schmitz (9/2018)

The Best Business Insurance - Interview with  (8/2018)

How to shop for life insurance - Interview with  (7/2018)

UC Berkeley Guest Lecturer: Survey of Personal Financial Planning: Overview of Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance and Annuities - (6/2018)

Juvenile Life Insurance: Should It Even Exist? - Interview with (6/2018)

How to Pick the Right Life Insurance Plan- Published on  (1/2018)

Profiles in Risk – Episode 56: Tony Steuer Discusses the DOL Best Interests Standard, The Affordable Care Act and His Predictions for 2018 Insurtech Innovations - Podcast Interview with (1/2018)

California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC) Physician Alumni Fall Luncheon - Speaker - Insurance Made Easy: Insure What You Can’t Afford to Risk - 10/2017

What You Need to Know About ACA Open Enrollment 2017 - Published on (10/2017)

2018 Open Enrollment: 10 Things You Can Do To Improve Your Health Insurance - Published on (10/2017)

2018 Open Enrollment: 10 Things You Need to Know About Open Enrollment - Published on (10/2017)

What to Know About ACA Open Enrollment - Published on (10/2017)

Profiles in Risk – E51: The Insurance Bill of Rights  - Podcast interview with (9/2017)

A Roadmap for Health Insurance - Published on (7/2017)

Questions to Ask When Buying Life Insurance - Published on (6/2017)

30 Finance Experts Reveal How To Invest Life Insurance Proceeds - Published on (4/2017)

Life, Liberty and The Pursuit of Health Care - Published on (6/2017)

A Real Solution for the Health Insurance Market - Published on (6/2017)

The AHCA Threatens People with Type 1 Diabetes - Published on (5/2017)

Term Life Vs Whole Life: Advice From 40 Personal Finance Experts That Will Blow Your Mind - Published on (4/2017)

3 Things To Know About Long Term Care Insurance - Published on (4/2017)

Does Your Business Need Key-Person Coverage? - Published on (3/2017)

3 Tips For Seniors Looking to Make Extra Money - Published on (2/2017)

What Can Happen if the Affordable Care Act Is Repealed?- Published on (1/2017)

6 Reasons Not To Buy Life Insurance On Your Children - Quoted on (1/2017)

10 Insurance Questions for 2017 - Published on (1/2017)

Insurance Disruption: Evolution Is Better - Published on (11-2016)

The Best Life Insurance For Seniors - (9-2016)

Extend Your Term Life Insurance - Published in Bottom Line Personal and online (7-2016)

Why We Need An (Insurance) Consumer Bill of Rights - Published on (7-2016)

This Is What's Wrong With How Whole Life Insurance Is (re-printed on,, and The Oklahoman) - (6-2016)

Best Life Insurance Companies for 2016 - The Simple Dollar (6-2016)

The Truth About Whole Life Insurance - (6-2016)

The Best Term Life Insurance Companies - (6-2016)

The Case Against Whole Life Policies - (5-2016)

U.S. Insurance Stock Outlook May 2016 - (5-2016)

It's Time For A(n Insurance) Consumer Bill of Rights - (5-2016)

Whole Life Insurance - The Essential Guide - (4-2016)

Can Long Term Care Insurance Survive? - (4-2016)

A Risk-Free Life Insurance Policy? (No) - (4-2016)

My #1 ROR Marketing Strategy - "Return on Relationship Marketing" - ELifeTools by Chris Huntley (4-2016)

6 Steps To File a Life Insurance Insurance Claim - (2-2016)

13 Emerging Trends for Insurance in 2016 - (2-2016)

Your Insurance May Be Terminated - Bottom Line Personal (1-2016)

It Was A Very Good Year For Innovation By Life Carriers - (12-2015)

The Facts of Life Insurance - Spirit of Women- Fall 2015

Creating a Much Needed Standard in the Insurance Industry. The Insurance Literacy Institute- (10-2015)

You Don't Have to Die to Get These Life Insurance Benefits (Column) - Bottom Line Personal (8-2015)

Would a Life Insurance Company Like You On Social Media? - (7-2015)

What Is Permanent Life Insurance? - (7-2015)

8 Ways to avoid E&O Claims (Column)-

MetLife Gambles on Levelizing Commissions with PAUL - - June 2015

Life Insurance for People with Health Issues - 5-2015

In Your 30s with Kids? You Need Life Insurance | Fox Business 5-2015

Why Millennials Should Consider Life Insurance | 5-2015

Fact from Fiction - - 1-2015

How to Read A Life Insurance Policy (

Boost Sales by offering clients an insurance portfolio tune-up (Column) -

Health Conditions That Affect Insurance Rates or Approvals (

6 Smart & Surprising Ways to Save on Life Insurance (

Life Insurance and Annuity Scams- Don’t Be The Next Victim (

How Much Life Insurance Should I Buy? (

How Much Money Does a Life Insurance Agent Make? (

Top 5 Term Life Insurance Mistakes People Make (

8 Ways to Game a Life Insurance Exam and Get A Better Rate (

Getting Healthy and Other Things to Do Before Buying Life Insurance (

How to Get the Best Rates on Life Insurance (

Even Young Adults Need Disability Insurance (

Older Men Who Smoke May Pay $10,000 More A Year For Term Life Insurance (

Should You Buy Life Insurance For Your Kids (FoxBusiness)

18 Ways to Save on Life Insurance (

5 Factors That May Influence Your Life Insurance Rates (

How Much Life Insurance Should You Buy? ( - Updated: 5/21/2020 (How Much Life Insurance Do I Need?)

Life Insurance 101- Black Enterprise 1-2014

Need life insurance? Consider these options for financial protection - (Angie's List)

Long-Term-Care Insurance-Not Going According to Plan- Consumer's Digest- Jan-Feb 2014 (Consumers Digest)

Make Life Insurance Part of Your Financial Plan - Black Enterprise - 10-2013 (Black Enterprise Magazine)

The Private Financial Information You Must Share (

9 Things to Consider if Life Insurance is Needed in Retirement (

The High Life Insurance Costs of Being a Smoker |Best Life Quote 10-2013

Pitfalls of Long-Term Care Insurance Products (

Do you need life insurance in retirement (U.S. News & World Report)

Report Your Long-Term Care Insurance Claim Experience (

Financial literacy should include insurance considerations (

Why women should consider buying long-term care insurance now | 3-2013

How was a toddler carrying half a million dollars in life insurance?,(

The costs of surviving cardiovascular disease: It’s enough to give you a heart attack:,(

How to choose a life insurance beneficiary:, (

Life insurance vs. long-term care insurance: Which do you need?:,(

Most Americans uninformed about long-term care insurance | 3-2013

New Breadwinner in the Household: How Does This Affect Life Insurance?:,(

Life insurance vs. long-term care insurance: Which do you need?:,(

6 myths about buying life insurance:,(

The dangers of letting your life insurance lapse ,(

Poor credit history can harm your ability to buy home and car insurance ,(

Buying Life Insurance for America’s Most Dangerous Jobs ,(

Four Life Insurance Riders to Consider - and two to avoid: ,(

Shopping for Disability Insurance - UP Tip of the Month (Office of Public Insurance Counsel - Texas) 2012

Baby Insurance: It Plays On Your Emotions -- And Wastes Your Money | InvestingAnswers 11-2012

What to do if your employer drops disability coverage, (

7 mistakes to avoid when shopping for life insurance, (

Nerdwallet Guest Expert for "So You Think You Can Finance Contest":, (

Survivorship Life Insurance: Its Heir Care:, (

Nearly 4 in 10 Americans don't have life insurance, (

So You Think You Know Life Insurance - Part 1, (

So You Think You Know Life Insurance - Part 2:, (

7 Situations to purchase life insurance IQ 8-2012, (

Bringing Home The Gold In The Life Insurance Olympics, (

How life insurance helped one woman build a new life after her husband's death (

When Should You Purchase Life Insurance?, (US News & World Report)

Lessons from a life insurance policyholder - 7-2012 (

Are your Beneficiary Designations Up to Date? Part 1, (

Are your Beneficiary Designations Up to Date? Part 2, (

Life Insurance Benefits Battle, (

Insurance lessons from the Bronx Zoo crash (Insurance

What's causing steep premium increases?, (

Mothers and life insurance, (

Why Disability Insurance is More Important Than You Think:, (Financial Finesse)

Why Your Employer’s Disability Insurance May Not Be Enough:, (Financial Finesse)

Replacing Your Life Insurance Policy?, (

When do senior citizens not need life insurance (

Too young for life insurance? The debate over policies for children, (

Pick a Life Insurance Policy, Any Policy, (Growing Money Blog)

The Pitfalls Of Policy Loans, (A.M. Best Company)

A Different Approach , (A.M. Best Company)

Compensation Conundrum - Best's Review - August 2001

Another Market Conduct Maelstrom Brewing, (A.M. Best Company)

A Duty To Advise , (A.M. Best Company)

Why Life Insurance May Be The Greatest Investment Ever, (Growing Money Blog, 2011)

Life Insurance's Changing Landscape, (, 2011)

Best Bang for Your Buck, (, 2011)

Find Return Rate on Whole Life Insurance, (, 2011)

Mint Article- Shopping for Life Insurance with a Medical Condition 7-2011, (, 2011)

Columnist for Life

“How Much Life Insurance Do You Need?”

Writer on money/investing for online magazine, [the nest]

“Life Insurance: An Interview with Insurance Expert Anthony Steuer,” at

  • Interview with Chris Murray for the Your Financial Editor show.
  • Interview with Suzy Glasscock for the Suzy G in the Morning show at Withers Broadcasting of Iowa
  • Interview with Larry Shannon for the Larry Shannon show
  • Life Insurance, Gwen Moran, You and Your Family, online magazine, (2007)

IQ Article- Choosing a company 3-2011

IQ expert Tony Steuer Weight, traffic violations can affect your life insurance costs |

If You Don't Have Dependent, You May Not Need Life Insurance - IQ- Article 3-11-20111

IQ Article- Choosing a company 3-2011

IQ expert Tony Steuer Weight, traffic violations can affect your life insurance costs |

Awards and Reviews for Questions and Answers on Life Insurance:

  • Book of the Year Award Finalist in 2010 for Business and Economics ~ ForeWord Reviews
  • Editor’s Choice Award ~ iUniverse Publishing (2006)
  • Notable Achievement Award, Business Category ~ Writer’s Notes/Eric Hoffer (2006)
  • Book of the Day ~ Insurance Newscast (June 14, 2005)
  • review: "Tony Steuer’s book appeared on my desk two months ago and I have already found myself perusing it several times. This is a useful reference guide to life insurance and annuities. Steuer does a fantastic job of explaining complex topics in straightforward language." Nine Great Investment Books Worth Reading
  • Kirkus Discovery Review: “This easy-to-use life insurance guidebook…will help readers make informed decisions about what kind of life insurance to purchase and how to monitor their holdings to avoid any nasty surprises down the road. Read in its entirety, the book provides a deep-immersion course . . . But, it’s also helpful in addressing the quandary of the moment, from something as basic as whether or not to buy term or permanent insurance to the material knowledge that can be gleaned from insurance regulatory information reports. Steuer lays out pros and cons, demonstrates how you can use mathematical calculations to arrive at a plan that best suits you, brings needs-analysis into play and tenders an array of quick facts that help put issues into perspective…the information is solid.”
    ~Kirkus Discovery Reviews

Speaking and Teaching

        • Moderator for courses sponsored by the Life Underwriter Training Council
      • Instructor for courses sponsored by the Continuing Education for Society of Financial Service Professionals


~ Past Member - California Department of Insurance, Curriculum Board
~ Member - National Financial Educator's Council - Curriculum Advisory Board
~ Past President - Society of Financial Service Professionals, San Francisco Chapter
~ Past Member - Partnership for Philanthropic Planning
~ Past Member - Northern California Planned Giving Council
~ Member - Lucille Packard Children`s Hospital Foundation Advisory Council
~ Expert advisor - Writers Guild of America, West