Funeral cover is an ideal way to beat the rising costs of funerals and pay for your own funeral, so that when the time comes it can reduce your loved ones’ financial responsibilities at a time when their grief must come first. We often hear of people avoiding the topic of death to the pointContinue Reading
Plan Your Funeral: Talking about your wishes
We don’t often talk about death with our friends and family, possibly because it’s an upsetting and awkward subject. We discuss the passing of famous figures and characters from our favourite television shows relatively easily. Yet when it comes to discussing how to plan your funeral the conversation becomes much more difficult.Continue Reading
Funeral Plans Under 50: Reasons to Plan Now
Between the burial or cremation fees, Funeral Director costs, local authority payments, and mandatory certifications, dying could be one of the most expensive things you ever do. Ten years ago, the average funeral cost just £1,230 but now that has increased by over 100% to reach a cost of £3,897. This rate of increase isContinue Reading
Funeral Planning: What Should You Bear in Mind?
Funeral planning is emotionally overwhelming, but preparing the arrangements in advance is a once in a lifetime opportunity to decide your legacy on your own terms. It gives you the chance to organise a unique memorial service that gives friends and family a memorable chance to say goodbye.Continue Reading
Funeral Plan or Life Insurance?
More and more people are starting to set aside funds to ensure that their family and friends don’t need to cover the entire cost of a funeral and memorial service. Funerals have become extortionately expensive in recent years, with the average cost of dying in the UK rising by as much as 90% in justContinue Reading
Funeral Costs: The Real Cost of Dying
Unfortunately, it is the reality that prices in the funeral sector have increased more so than the rate of inflation, and funeral costs are now a huge worry for many in the UK. In 2004, the average funeral cost just £1,920. This average has risen to over £3,897 in just fourteen years – and financialContinue Reading
A Taboo Subject? It shouldn’t be….
Your funeral plan. Have you thought about it? Have you talked to your family about it? Do you want to be buried? Cremated? Have a service in Church and a big gathering after to celebrate your life? Or just a simple cremation? Did you know that just 1% of loved ones * knew all of theContinue Reading