Dividends Actually Paid

Definition - What does Dividends Actually Paid mean?

Dividends actually paid, in the context of insurance, refer to the amount or record of dividends that the insured has received over the duration of his policy.

Insuranceopedia explains Dividends Actually Paid

The amount of dividends actually paid should be properly recorded. In banks, the amount of dividends paid out has a big effect on the maintaining the bank’s financial standing. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) regulates the payment of dividends to make sure that the institution will not become under-capitalized. The FDIC also has the power to limit the issuance of dividends if the institution is in default of any payment to it.

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