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Industry  Life insurance
Founded  1994
Type  Privately held company
Area served  United States
Headquarters  Wheeling
Number of employees  110
Key people  Byron Udell (Founder, President and CEO)
Products  Term Life Insurance, Permanent Life Insurance, Child Life Insurance, Accidental Death Insurance, Disability Insurance, Final Expense Life Insurance, No Medical Exam Life Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, Critical Illness Insurance, and Annuities

AccuQuote is an independent life insurance quoting and brokerage firm based in Wheeling, IL, a suburb of Chicago. AccuQuote currently has a staff of 110 employees and nearly 200,000 clients across the country.



AccuQuote's operations commenced in 1994. It was founded by President and CEO Byron Udell, with a vision to provide easy access to life insurance products to those who had specific short or long term needs.


AccuQuote is an online insurance brokerage firm that provides its users with quotes for a variety of insurance products. These include:

  • Term Life Insurance
  • Permanent Life Insurance
  • Child Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Final Expense Life Insurance
  • No Medical Exam Life Insurance
  • Long Term Care Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Annuities
  • Associations

  • Member of Life Happens
  • Charter Member of the Life Insurance Direct Marketing Association (LIDMA)
  • Provider of insurance solutions for clients of Edelman Financial Services, an award winning investment management firm
  • Provider of life insurance quotes for SEFCU, which offers financial solutions for its members and 46 branches in the Capital Region, Binghamton, Syracuse, and Buffalo
  • About the Founder, President & CEO

    Byron Udell, Founder and President and CEO of AccuQuote is a leading life insurance expert. In addition to his JD law degree, he has earned the Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC), and Certified Financial Planner (CFP) professional designations. Byron is a contributing author of two popular financial and estate planning books, "Wealth Enhancement and Preservation" (1996) and "Wealth 2000" (2000). In 2014, he took over as the President of LIDMA. He appears regularly on and in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Today, CNBC, Kiplinger’s, USA Today, Forbes, Chicago Tribune, CNN and Fox News.

    Awards and Recognition

    Finalists Ad-tech Limelight Awards 2009 – AccuQuote along with marketing partners Direct Agents’ online campaign – the 'AccuQuote Affiliate Program' was nominated in the 'Best Performance Marketing Campaign' category.


    Accuquote Wikipedia

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