Insurance

What is Underwriting?

Underwriting

[uhn-der-rahyt-ing]

noun

1.

Underwriting is the process by which insurance companies evaluate the Risk of a car, home, or other property or individual to be insured. This process takes place when you submit your application, and is done by an Underwriter from an insurance company.

Have A Question About This Topic?

Thank you! Oops!
 

Related Content

4 Tips for Adding Your Teen to Your Car Insurance

4 Tips for Adding Your Teen to Your Car Insurance

If your teen is approaching driving age, you may be preparing to add them to your car insurance. It’s important to be aware of these four things before you do so.

Is Your Insurance Santa Proof?

Is Your Insurance Santa Proof?

The holiday season isn't complete until you've watched your favorite Christmas movie. Consider how the aftermath of these favorite movie mishaps would play out in real life.

When to Self-Insure

When to Self-Insure

Choosing to bear the financial burden of an adverse event is called self-insuring. Do you know what that entails?