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.

Have A Question About This Topic?

Thank you! Oops!

Related Content

Making Your Tax Bracket Work

Making Your Tax Bracket Work

Have you explored all your options when it comes to managing your taxable income?

Forecast

Forecast

This short video helps explain why markets can be as unpredictable as the weather.

COBRA Coverage

COBRA Coverage

Curious about alternate insurance options? This article will help you learn the basics of COBRA coverage.