Insurance

What is Risk?

Risk

[risk]

noun

1.

Risk is the likelihood that an insured event occurs, that is, an event in which the insurance company is likely to pay out a Claim. Insurance companies use Risk when determining whether to insure a home, car, or individual, and when setting Premiums. People with lower Risk generally pay lower rates, and people with higher Risk generally pay higher rates.

Share |

Have A Question About This Topic?

Thank you! Oops!

Related Content

Life Stages That Impact Your Life Insurance Needs

Life Stages That Impact Your Life Insurance Needs

Life is constantly changing, and so are your life insurance needs. Check out the 5 stages and how they change your take on Life.

Unintentionally Disinheriting Your Spouse

Unintentionally Disinheriting Your Spouse

When’s the last time you reviewed your will? Do you remember your attorney discussing a concept known as the unified credit?

Understanding Extended Care

Understanding Extended Care

Understanding the types of extended care services—and what those services could cost—may be critical.