1. health insurance insurance against loss due to ill health
  2. liability insurance insurance that provides protection from claims arising from injuries or damage to other people or property
  3. self-insurance insuring yourself by setting aside money to cover possible losses rather than by purchasing an insurance policy
  4. hazard insurance insurance that provides protection against certain risks such as storms or fires
  5. no fault insurance a system of automobile insurance where a party who is injured in an automobile accident recovers damages up to a specific amount against his own insurance company regardless of who was responsible for the accident
  6. life insurance insurance paid to named beneficiaries when the insured person dies
  7. old-age insurance insurance paid to the elderly
  8. perseverance the act of persisting
  9. disability insurance social insurance for the disabled
  10. whole life insurance insurance on the life of the insured for a fixed amount at a definite premium that is paid each year in the same amount during the entire lifetime of the insured
  11. term insurance low-cost insurance that is valid only for a stated period of time and has no cash surrender value or loan value
  12. car insurance insurance against loss due to theft or traffic accidents
  13. reinsurance sharing the risk by insurance companies
  14. insurance protection against future loss
  15. hindrance any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
  16. tontine insurance a form of life insurance whereby on the death or default of a participant his share is distributed to the remaining members
  17. social insurance government provision for unemployed, injured, or aged people
  18. self-assurance freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities
  19. group insurance insurance that is purchased by a group (such as the employees of a company) usually at a reduced rate to individual members of the group
  20. coinsurance insurance issued jointly by two or more underwriters