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

Can Home Security Systems Affect Your Insurance?

Can Home Security Systems Affect Your Insurance?

In an effort to reduce the chance of considerable damage from robbery or theft, you may have recently implemented (or may still be considering) a home security system. Here’s how adding a home security system to your property may affect your insurance.

Keeping Summer Safe: Pool and Spa Safety Tips

Keeping Summer Safe: Pool and Spa Safety Tips

Each year hundreds of children die or are injured in pool accidents. By taking seven steps, you can keep your pool safe.

Short Term vs. Long Term Disability Insurance

Short Term vs. Long Term Disability Insurance

From covering broken bones to chronic illness, here's what you need to know when it comes to your disability insurance options.