Insurance

What is a Deductible?

Deductible

[dih-duhk-tuh-buh l]

noun

1.

A Deductible is the amount of money a policyholder must pay out of pocket before any insurance payments are made. For example, if repairs to a personal vehicle cost $1,000, but the Deductible on that Policy is $500, the policyholder must pay $500 toward the repairs before the insurance company covers the other $500.

Share |

Have A Question About This Topic?

Thank you! Oops!

Want to be Smarter With Your Money?

Join our mailing list and get news and info to support your financial goals.



Thank you! Oops!

Related Content

If a Pipe Breaks

If a Pipe Breaks

Learn what to do when a pipe bursts with this helpful video flooded with smart tips.

Life Insurance Myths: Debunked

Life Insurance Myths: Debunked

Whether you have life insurance through your work, are retired, or are raising a family, it pays to know the truth about life insurance coverage. Examine and debunk the five most common life insurance myths, and arm yourself with knowledge.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.