Have you ever thought about what you would want in your funeral programme? If you have ever have had to organise a funeral you've probably had to pay for a funeral programme to be made at the last minute. These programmes can soon become expensive with hidden costs and even more so at time of need, But planning your funeral programme in advance can save your loved ones time and money. Here at My Funeral Plan Supermarket, we have trawled the internet to find you the best free
Cremated ashes made into a lasting memorial is simply the ultimate way to keep the memory of your loved one close to you. Below we have listed unique memorial ideas made using cremated remains. These include trees, jewellery and ornaments to name a few. How would you like your ashes to be used? Memorial Tree Urn A simple and affordable memorial tree urn allows you to grow a tree from your loved one’s ashes. Each urn holds a portion of the remains and includes a seed from a va
As the end of 2017 is fast approaching we take a look at the Funeral Trends of note this year. To make the most of the current trends in making final arrangements and planning funerals we have included some extra tips at the end to help. Personalisation Personalisation of funeral services has become more and more common place over the last few years and is now deemed the new norm with funeral directors. This is a good trend to take into account while you’re thinking about wha
Today the average lifespan has seen a dramatic increase over the last 60 years and this trend has continued to increase year on year meaning, the opportunity to purchase for customers the cheapest funeral plans currently around. These may not always be available possibly when you consider that the average age UK funeral plans are currently being taken out has dropped dramatically.
For example, in 2013 the average age buying a funeral plan in the UK was around 75 years old.
The anti-poverty charity Quaker Social Action are running the 1st national Fair Funerals campaign to end funeral poverty. The campaign is to raise awareness for the need of fair funeral access, ensuring your loved ones receive a good send off. Below is the Fair Funerals top 10 tips to arranging a funeral (taken directly from the Fair Funerals website http://fairfuneralscampaign.org.uk/content/help-organising-funeral ) Here at My Funeral Plan Supermarket we believe in giving e
Planning in advance for your funeral is key to ensuring that your loved ones don't have to stress about trying to arrange your funeral or find the money to pay for it. Below are our most commonly asked questions and their answers regarding funeral plans. Do I need a Funeral Plan if I have already put aside some money for my funeral? Having money set aside is always a good idea. However, interest rates are so low and funeral expenses rising at an alarming rate, (projected cost
Dressed as mourners and funeral directors, campaigners urge the government to help the many people struggling with funeral costs. In 2003 emergency assistance provided by the state was capped at £700, which is far below the cost of even the most basic of funerals. The average funeral now costs £3,784 and according to latest figures, they show the amount of debt accrued to pay for funerals is at a record high of £160 million, up just over £10 million from last years figures. T
Royal London have said that just one in four people have organised their financial affairs before their deaths. They also found that most families rely on cash from the sale of a property, savings and pension funds to deal the cost of a death of a loved one. Last year new rules on inheritance tax were introduced as rising house prices reached a record-high meaning people's finances on deaths are becoming more and more complex. The process of will writing is currently being r