Insurance

What is a Homeowners Insurance Policy?

Homeowners Insurance Policy

[hohm-oh-ners / in-shoo r-uh ns / pol-uh-see]

noun

1.

Homeowners Insurance is an insurance policy that protects you in the event a tragedy or disaster strikes your home. A Homeowners Insurance Policy is distinct from a Dwelling Fire Policy because a Homeowners Policy covers not only the physical structure of your home (the dwelling) but also the belongings inside (since it assumes that that the policyholder is the one living in the insured home).

Have A Question About This Topic?

Thank you! Oops!

Related Content

Understanding the Basics of Medigap Policies

Understanding the Basics of Medigap Policies

Important as it is, Medicare does not cover the full range of health-care expenses you may experience in your golden years.

Should You Consider an Annuity for Retirement?

Should You Consider an Annuity for Retirement?

Annuities are a popular and well-established method of providing a secure retirement income. Here are our answers to a few of the most common questions asked by people who are considering this option.

Saving for College 101

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.