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.

Have A Question About This Topic?

Thank you! Oops!

Related Content

Did You Know This Fact About Carpooling?

Did You Know This Fact About Carpooling?

Carpooling might save you money on your premiums.

How Much Life Insurance Do I Need?

How Much Life Insurance Do I Need?

Your family's needs and assets are critical considerations when determining how much life insurance to invest in. Use this four-step process to help you calculate how much life insurance you need.

An Overview of Renter’s Insurance

An Overview of Renter’s Insurance

Don’t overlook the need for renter’s insurance if you rent your home.