Personal finance blog: Planning a funeral 

On this page you’ll find helpful articles on arranging and personalising a funeral, as well as our personal finance expert Ashley Shepherd’s insights into different ways to help pay for your own funeral such as prepaid funeral plans and over 50s life insurance. 

Ashley Shepherd
Choosing a funeral plan for your parents Image
01st Oct 2021

Choosing a funeral plan for your parents

Are you helping your parent choose a prepaid funeral plan? Single of joint funeral plans are available. Find out mroe and get a quote today.

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14th Jul 2021

Joint Funeral Plans a Cheaper Way to Prepay

Are you aware of your options when it comes to joint funeral plans? They may save you money.

My partner has just died; how do I know if they had a funeral plan in place? Image
19th Sep 2016

My partner has just died; how do I know if they had a funeral plan in place?

Our advice is to talk about end of life planning with your relatives and tell them what type of funeral you want

Direct cremation frequently asked questions Image
04th Jun 2022

Direct cremation frequently asked questions

We answer all of your direct cremation questions. The simple cremation that is growing in popularity. Start your research here.

Are Funeral Plans better than Over 50s Life Insurance? Image
03rd Oct 2021

Are Funeral Plans better than Over 50s Life Insurance?

Is a prepaid funeral plan or over 50 life insurance better for you? We compare the two, to help you decide. Read on and get a quote for both options.

Choosing a funeral plan for your parents Image
01st Oct 2021

Choosing a funeral plan for your parents

Are you helping your parent choose a prepaid funeral plan? Single of joint funeral plans are available. Find out mroe and get a quote today.

Joint Funeral Plans a Cheaper Way to Prepay Image
14th Jul 2021

Joint Funeral Plans a Cheaper Way to Prepay

Are you aware of your options when it comes to joint funeral plans? They may save you money.

Will over 50 life insurance pay for my funeral? Image
12th Jul 2021

Will over 50 life insurance pay for my funeral?

With funeral costs rising, find out how over 50 life insurance could help towards the cost of your funeral and how a prepaid funeral plan could enable you to do more.

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02nd Apr 2020

What impact is the Coronavirus having on funerals in the UK?

Whether you’re in the difficult position of arranging a funeral or not, coronavirus has forced many of us to consider our own mortality. We have certainly seen an increase in visitors to the Over50choices website researching funeral planning and preplanning options, especially direct cremation.

My partner has just died; how do I know if they had a funeral plan in place? Image
19th Sep 2016

My partner has just died; how do I know if they had a funeral plan in place?

Our advice is to talk about end of life planning with your relatives and tell them what type of funeral you want

The Changing Face of Obituaries Image
18th May 2016

The Changing Face of Obituaries

Obituaries are no longer in newspapers, online obituaries through social media amp; websites are increasing in popularity

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