policy loan

: a loan granted by the insurer to the holder of a life insurance policy in an amount no greater than the cash value of the policy

* * *

a loan made by a life-insurance company to a policyholder with the cash value of the policy serving as security.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Policy Loan — A loan issued by an insurance company that uses the cash value of a person s life insurance policy as collateral. Sometimes referred to as a life insurance loan. Traditionally, these were loans issued at a very low interest rate, but that is no… …   Investment dictionary

  • policy loan — Insurance. a loan made by a life insurance company to a policyholder with the cash value of the policy serving as security. * * * …   Universalium

  • policy loan — A loan often made at a below market interest rate from an insurance company to a policyholder that is secured by the cash surrender value of a life insurance policy. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary …   Financial and business terms

  • policy loan — See loan on life insurance policy …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • policy — The general principles by which a government is guided in its management of public affairs, or the legislature in its measures. A general term used to describe all contracts of insurance. See policy of insurance. This term, as applied to a law,… …   Black's law dictionary

  • loan — Synonyms and related words: Wall Street loan, accommodate with, accommodation, advance, allow, allowance, call loan, call money, collateral loan, credit, demand loan, external loan, float a loan, foreign loan, lease lend, lend, lend lease, loan… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Loan origination — is the process by which a borrower applies for a new loan, and a lender processes that application. Origination generally includes all the steps from taking a loan application through disbursal of funds (or declining the application). Loan… …   Wikipedia

  • Loan modification in the United States — Loan modification, the systematic alteration of contactual mortgage loan agreements, has been practiced in the United States since the 1930s. During the Great Depression loan modification programs took place at the state level in an effort to… …   Wikipedia

  • Loan protection insurance — Loan protection insurance, or loan payment protection insurance, is a form of payment protection insurance. This type of insurance can help you protect your monthly loan payments if you become unemployed or suffer an accident or sickness.Loan… …   Wikipedia

  • policy — pol‧i‧cy [ˈpɒlsi ǁ ˈpɑː ] noun plural policies 1. [countable] also inˈsurance ˌpolicy INSURANCE a contract with an insurance company, or an official written statement giving all the details of such a contract: • She did not realize that her… …   Financial and business terms

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.