Personal insurance in Delaware, Pennsylvania and Maryland and surrounding areas.
Life happens fast, and the truth is there’s nothing as valuable as peace of mind. Our goal is to protect you from the unexpected through top quality insurance coverage that works for your needs, as well as your budget.
Our insurance advisors take time to understand your unique needs, identify and eliminate gaps in coverage that might leave you exposed and create custom plans that fit your life. From auto insurance to home insurance, we’re in the business of helping people protect what they value and have worked so hard to build.
Which insurance solution is right for your family?
Explore how having the right insurance can protect you from the unexpected.
Providing for Your Family
Raising a child is a rewarding and important life experience. It is also very expensive. The average cost of raising a child, born in 2013, to age 18 is more than $300,000. If you were to die tomorrow, would your spouse be able to provide food, clothes, daycare and eventually college tuition for your child? In 2013, the average cost of tuition, fees, room and board for a private college was $41,412 per year.
Having life insurance could secure the future for your children if you have an untimely death. With a life insurance policy, there would be enough income to help pay for everything your child could need while growing up.
After your death, any outstanding debt and financial obligations do not disappear. Your home is probably the costliest and most significant property you own. A mortgage payment is a large burden for a widow or widower to carry.
A life insurance policy would allow your spouse or children to pay off your outstanding debts and spare them the stress of making monthly payments on the home and car(s).
Many families lease or finance their automobiles these days. If the primary earner in the family were to die, the family could be left with outstanding car payments for years to come.
A life insurance policy would allow your spouse or children to pay off your outstanding debts and spare them the stress of making monthly payments on your car(s).
The average funeral costs about $10,000. That high price is for standard things, not unnecessary options or luxurious services. A death in the family is stressful enough; why add the hefty bill of a funeral to that stress?
A life insurance policy can easily cover the cost of a funeral. Your family will be able to think of you and have peace of mind without being burdened by funeral costs.
Protecting Your Retirement Savings
Once you retire, you will be living off social security, and if you are lucky to have them, a pension or retirement fund, too. But what if the surviving spouse has been relying on you to fund retirement for the couple? Premature death of an earner can affect sources of retirement benefits such as Social Security benefits.
Life insurance can help support a surviving spouse during his or her retirement.
Protecting Your Small Business
If you passed away, would your business suffer? There are many complications and financial issues that can arise due to the death of a business owner. Many people overlook this predicament.
A life insurance policy can keep a business moving along even during tough times, such as the loss of the business owner/partner. Key person life insurance is payable to the company and provides money for training and hiring of a new employee. A buy-sell agreement, funded by life insurance, allows the other partners in the business to buy the deceased’s share of the business, which will provide money for his or her family.
Spousal Support / Income Replacement
Many people mistakenly think that they don’t need life insurance if they don’t have children or if their children are grown. However, your financial responsibilities fall to your family when you are gone.
Life insurance can replace the income you would usually bring in and help support your spouse or adult children. Keeping your loved ones living in the way they are accustomed to is an important thing to think about.
Your home is one of your biggest assets, and it's important to do all that you can to protect it. We'll help you plan for the unexpected with insurance coverage that's just right for you and your family.
While you're on the road chasing the sunset, you need insurance that works hard to protect your adventurous spirit. We'll help you hit the road with smart, customized coverage—no matter what journeys you find yourself on.
Whether you're planning a family vacation or a weekend road trip, you want to have peace of mind on the open road. We'll work with you to make sure owning an RV is a rewarding experience, and also a safe one.
Just because you don't live in a high flood risk area, doesn't mean it'll never happen to you. We'll provide the specialized coverage you need to help protect your home from rising waters—even if you're not in a flood zone.
Even with your homeowners insurance, you're still at risk in the event of an earthquake. A specialty earthquake insurance policy can help bridge the gap in coverage, keeping your home and possessions protected.
Sinkholes are more common than you might think. And, surprisingly, damage from sinkholes is not typically covered under an existing homeowners insurance policy. Our experts can help you determine if sinkhole insurance is right for you.
Don't be fooled, just because your tenant has renters insurance doesn't mean that you—the owner—are protected. Rental property insurance is specially designed to cover the risks faced when you rent your property to others.
Accidents happen. Stones fall out of diamond rings. Antiques break. Art gets stolen. We'll get you the protection you need for your most precious belongings in the event of loss through theft, accident or natural disaster.
Spending time on your yacht is a luxurious, relaxing pastime. But, the risks associated with yacht ownership can put a damper on your downtime if you're not fully protected. Our insurance advisors will review your risks and help you decide on coverage that keeps your investment afloat.
You can't put a dollar amount on your family, but you can ensure their future is protected. We can't predict when the unexpected will happen, but we can help you prepare for it when it does.
IFS Insurance offers comprehensive personal insurance in Delaware, Pennsylvania and Maryland and surrounding areas.
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About IFS Insurance
IFS Insurance is an independent insurance agency offering a comprehensive suite of insurance solutions to protect you from the unexpected in Wilmington, DE and surrounding areas, including Maryland, New Jersey and the counties of New Castle, Kent, Sussex, Chester and Delaware.