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

Countdown to College

Countdown to College

Preparing for college means setting goals, staying focused, and tackling a few key milestones along the way.

Did You Know This Fact About Winterizing Your Car?

Did You Know This Fact About Winterizing Your Car?

Do you winterize your car? You should consider it.

How to File a Wildfire Claim

How to File a Wildfire Claim

If your home or business has experienced devastation due to wildfires, here’s what you need to know about filing an insurance claim.