Amount At Risk

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Definition: Amount At Risk

Amount At Risk

Full Definition of Amount At Risk

The difference between the value of a permanent life insurance policy and the policy’s cash value to date. For example, if a life insurance policy is worth $250,000 at face value, and the cash value is $50,000, the amount as risk is $200,000. The $200,000 represents the amount that the insurer would have to pay to the policy holder if the insured party dies.

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Definition Sources

Definitions for Amount At Risk are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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