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Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU)

Designation Essentials
Status Currently offered and recognized by the issuing organization.
Issuing Organization The American College
Qualification and Training Requirements

Three years of full-time business experience within the five years preceding the awarding of the designation  

Designation Training Requirements

Five core and three elective courses, equivalent of 24 semester credit hours

Designation Exam Type

Final closed-book, proctored exam for each course

Continuing Education Requirements

30 hours every two years

Verification and Complaints
Online Designation Resource

Available at

Investor Complaint Process

Online at Complaints Against Advisors

Published List of Disciplined Designees