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Second-To-Die Policy

Ensure the Future of Your Estate.

Between physical assets and financial successes, there are many things that married couples share. The Cornerstone Agency 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 The Cornerstone Agency Inc. gives your beneficiaries the means to pay off your estate taxes without having to liquidate the personal assets you’ve worked hard to attain. And because the policy insures more than one person, you’ll 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’s important to discuss your options with an insurance specialist from The Cornerstone Agency Inc. to determine the right amount coverage for you and your family.
 

Our Locations

Tampico Office

105 Main Street
Tampico, IL 61283
Main office: 815-438-3923
Toll free: 800-293-5128

Morrison Office

102 W Main St
Morrison, IL 61270
Main office: 815-772-2793
Toll free: 888-772-2793

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