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Second-To-Die Policy in Grinnell and Newton, IA

Ensure the Future of Your Estate

Between physical assets and financial successes, there are many things that married couples share. Ramsey-Weeks, Inc. knows that couples today can easily accumulate wealth in the millions, which means hefty estate taxes in the event of either spouse’s passing. A Second-to-Die policy, also known as Survivorship Insurance, is a type of joint insurance that covers the lives of two people, usually married couples, where the death benefit is not paid until the death of the second insured person.

Under federal tax law, you are permitted to leave an unlimited amount of personal assets to the surviving spouse, allowing you to postpone estate taxes until the death of the second spouse. While this lets you keep personal assets, such as home or business, within the family, it also means that your beneficiaries may be faced with paying a large estate tax after your passing.

A Second-to-Die policy from Ramsey-Weeks, Inc. gives your beneficiaries the means to pay off your estate taxes without having to liquidate the personal assets you have worked hard to attain. And because the policy insures more than one person, you will also enjoy a lower premium, and the total cost of the insurance will be cheaper than the estate taxes your beneficiaries will be liable to pay.

Due to the specialized nature of Second-to-Die insurance, some limitations may apply. It is important to discuss your options with an insurance specialist from Ramsey-Weeks, Inc. to determine the right amount coverage for you and your family.
 

Our Location

Ramsey-Weeks, Inc.

715 5th Ave
Grinnell, IA 50112
Main office: 641-236-3141
Fax: 641-236-6689

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Testimonials

My expectation is to have an agent that cares about me and my family and wants to be sure I have the right insurance, at the right time, for the right reasons and at the right cost. Darcy has exceeded these expectations time and time again!

Todd L - President and CEO of the Grinnell Regional Medical Center
You always hear commercials about buy local. I can't even imagine going through what I did without Ramsey-Weeks. Darcy Swick and Cindy Pollock were there the majority of the day. It's really hard to even dwell on that day, but what would I have done? How would I have dealt with all this? I am forever grateful for everything they have done for me. You cannot ask for better service than with Ramsey-Weeks.

Sherry B
Claim service you can count on... When we looked at the storm damage, one thing that never crossed our minds was to worry about insurance. We knew that our friends at Ramsey-Weeks had set us up with appropriate coverage and that they would go to bat for us personally if things got rough. We can truly say we have had a very positive experience with Ramsey-Weeks and Allied Insurance.

Neal And Barb Van E
The day that the hail storm hit Grinnell in early April 2010 was the day that we brought our infant daughter Reese home from the hospital. We spent her first night at home, along with her 2-year-old and 4-year-old brothers, with no power. The next day Paul Pohlsen called my husband, JT, and said that he had alerted West Bend that we would have a claim, and that we should be hearing from an agent soon. We had phone calls within 24 hours regarding the damage to our home and vehicles, and we had an adjuster here within days. Paul Pohlson, Darcy Swick, and the employees at Ramsey Weeks were incredibly helpful. As young homeowners - we had never experienced the claim process before. Ramsey Weeks and West Bend worked collaboratively to meet our needs - and we came out of the situation with our home completely restored. Thank you to all who worked so hard to serve this community during that time.

JT and Tara A
We have been very pleased with the service we’ve received since we started working with Ramsey-Weeks for our home and auto insurance. It has been extremely helpful to have someone right here in Grinnell readily available to answer questions and assure us things are being handled correctly. We know Darcy cares about us as a family and will do all she can to watch out for our best interests.

Levi and Julie D
Not to long ago I switched agencies after a number of unpleasant experiences with another agent. The other agent disappeared whenever I needed to ask questions about a possible claim. Paul Pohlson was busy with a number of claims during the backup of sewer in Grinnell. He made time for me to talk to me and go through the process.

Tom S
Kevin Kolbe is the utmost professional. We learned we could depend completely on Kevin’s years of experience and totally honest advice. He knew just how to price and market our house for Grinnell. He patiently answered all our questions about the selling process and made our experience as worry free as possible. We recommend Kevin whole-heatedly as the person you can work with in complete confidence.

Ira and Susan Strauber