Benefits of Planning

Emotional Benefits:

 

If your wishes are unknown when you die, they will be faced with making difficult decisions at a trying time. Will they know if you wish to be buried or cremated? Will they agree on an open or closed casket? Confusion and disagreements…

Financial Benefits:

 

Planning ahead enables you to make financial arrangements to cover your funeral costs. Even if you are leaving behind sufficient money, will your survivors be able to access it? Funeral insurance and funeral trusts are sound financial planning…

Family Benefits:

 

Taking care of your funeral arrangements is a thoughtful and caring thing to do for your family. It is comforting to know that you have done all you can do to ease their burden. And you can be assured that they will appreciate that your…

Types of Funding Options

Cash & Checks
Credit Cards
Specialized Funeral Loans
Cash & Checks

Paying with cash or check at the time of need is how most people deal with paying for a funeral. Although many within the funeral industry will encourage us to pre-plan and purchase a pre-need funeral plan, this does not always guarantee the best discount of funeral services ahead of time. Paying with cash can give you some negotiating power.

 

Funeral directors are caring, compassionate professionals but they are also business people. Purchasing a funeral is a consumer transaction just like any other consumer purchase you make, so you should approach it the way you would any other purchase.

 

Do not disclose what your actual finances or budget is. Make sure you know comparable prices from local funeral homes. Do not feel under pressure to make an instant decision. Do not feel embarrassed about bartering for deals -overpaying is not dignified.

Credit Cards
Specialized Funeral Loans