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Premium

Premium, in the simplest of terms, is the total cost of any option. It is basically the sum of your option’s time and intrinsic value. When it comes to insurance, it is the amount that is required by an insurer in order to give coverage under an insurance plan for a given time period.

One common example of insurance premium is auto insurance. An individual pays a premium every month in order to get protection against theft and any damage.

Understanding Premium

Insurance premium refers to the amount that a company charges for active coverage. The premium that the person pays is determined by factors like health, age, socio-economic background, and the kind of area that a person lives in. People pay the premium in small payments over the year and the amount of premium may change with time.

If an individual fails to pay the premium, the policy is void and the companies cannot make any claims against it.

Things That Premium Covers

Premium coverage is generally stated in detail in the insurance policy and the services provided depend on the type of policy that a person has opted for. Here are some types of services that are covered by premium:

Life Insurance

Life insurance pays a sum when the policy holder dies, to the dependents mentioned in the will. It may even cover the expenses that are related to death that include any debt and even the funeral arrangements.

Health Insurance

Health insurance covers mental health services, expense of doctor visits, surgical procedures, and the cost of medicines. This is just a general overview because each plan differs according to a person’s needs.

Car Insurance

The premium covers the damage that might be caused to a vehicle. Vehicle services generally cover the same types of services.

Home Owners Insurance

This is paid in order to cover the damage to the home in case of a natural disaster, fire, or theft. Renter’s coverage is similar to this, and pays the damage that is caused by the policy holder.

Change in Rates

There is a change in premium rates at times due to a higher number of claims on the policy. In the case of property insurance, the rates go up if the property is relocated to a threatening area.


Further Reading


Capturing the value premium in the United Kingdom
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The external finance premium and the macroeconomy: US post-WWII evidenceThe external finance premium and the macroeconomy: US post-WWII evidence
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The eco-efficiency premium puzzleThe eco-efficiency premium puzzle
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The equity premium consensus forecast revisitedThe equity premium consensus forecast revisited
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Returns to talent and the finance wage premiumReturns to talent and the finance wage premium
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… Journal Volume 55, 1999 - Issue 5. Published online: 2 Jan 2019. Article. Time-variation in the value premium and the CAPM: evidence from European markets. S. Spyrou et al. Applied Financial Economics Volume 19, 2009 - Issue 23. Published online: 3 Nov 2009. Article. Where …

The external finance premium in the euro area: A dynamic stochastic general equilibrium analysisThe external finance premium in the euro area: A dynamic stochastic general equilibrium analysis
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… Journal Volume 55, 1999 - Issue 5. Published online: 2 Jan 2019. Article. Time-variation in the value premium and the CAPM: evidence from European markets. S. Spyrou et al. Applied Financial Economics Volume 19, 2009 - Issue 23. Published online: 3 Nov 2009. Article. Where …

Real estate, the external finance premium and business investment: A quantitative dynamic general equilibrium analysisReal estate, the external finance premium and business investment: A quantitative dynamic general equilibrium analysis
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An empirical study of liquidity premium in shanghai stock market <span style=[j]' src='/thumbnails/?img=http%3A%2F%2Fen.cnki.com.cn%2FArticle_en%2FCJFDTotal-SLJY200509017.htm' />An empirical study of liquidity premium in shanghai stock market [j]
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… Journal Volume 55, 1999 - Issue 5. Published online: 2 Jan 2019. Article. Time-variation in the value premium and the CAPM: evidence from European markets. S. Spyrou et al. Applied Financial Economics Volume 19, 2009 - Issue 23. Published online: 3 Nov 2009. Article. Where …

Anomalies: The equity premium puzzleAnomalies: The equity premium puzzle
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… Journal Volume 55, 1999 - Issue 5. Published online: 2 Jan 2019. Article. Time-variation in the value premium and the CAPM: evidence from European markets. S. Spyrou et al. Applied Financial Economics Volume 19, 2009 - Issue 23. Published online: 3 Nov 2009. Article. Where …

The equity premium in retrospectThe equity premium in retrospect
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… Journal Volume 55, 1999 - Issue 5. Published online: 2 Jan 2019. Article. Time-variation in the value premium and the CAPM: evidence from European markets. S. Spyrou et al. Applied Financial Economics Volume 19, 2009 - Issue 23. Published online: 3 Nov 2009. Article. Where …



Q&A About Premium


What is premium?

Premium is the total cost of any option.

How much does renters insurance cost on average per month in the United States?

$30 to $50 per month.

How much do life insurance policies typically cost in the United States?

Life Insurance policies can range from as little as $10 a year to thousands of dollars a year depending on age, gender and other factors such as smoking or being overweight. The younger you are when you buy your policy, the cheaper it will be because your risk of dying is lower than if you were older when you bought it. If you smoke or are overweight, that also raises your premiums because those things increase your risk of dying early. On average, life insurance costs about 10% to 15% of what people pay for their annual income each year (for example, someone who makes $40,000 a year might pay about $4,000 for life insurance). However this varies widely based on individual circumstances and type of coverage purchased (term vs whole life). For example term coverage may only run between 0-5% while whole life may be closer to 20%. There are many different types available at varying prices so shop around! Term Life Insurance - This type provides protection for a specific period of time usually 10 years or less with no cash value after that period ends Whole Life Insurance - This type provides protection for an entire lifetime with cash value accumulating over time Universal Life Insurance - This type combines features from both term and whole life into one package Variable Universal Life Insurance - This type offers flexibility by allowing owners to adjust their level

How much does auto insurance cost on average per month in the United States?

$100 to $200 per month.

What does premium cover?

Premium covers a person's vehicle, home and health insurance.