Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU)

Issued by The American College (888-263-7265, www.theamericancollege.com). Designed to provide the holder with in-depth knowledge on the insurance needs of individuals, business owners and professional clients, candidates must successfully complete a self-study course and examination program, have three years of relevant work experience and comply with a code of ethics. Continuing Education Requirements: Typically 30 hours every two years.