Balance Sheet Reserves

Definition of "Balance sheet reserves"

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Amount expressed as a liability on the insurance company's balance sheet for benefits owed to policy owners. These reserves must be maintained according to strict actuarial formulas as they serve to guarantee that all benefit payments for which the insurance company has received premiums will be made.


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