In a word ndash; NO ndash; there is no such thing as Asda Funeral Plans; or for that matter there is also no such thing as Tesco Funeral Plans, Sainsburys Funeral Plans, Waitrose Funeral Plans or Morrisons Funeral Plans.nbsp;
The research suggested that there has been a 30% surge in the number of the over 50s taking up the opportunities presented by equity releasenbsp;
All is not calm in what would appear to be the somewhat muddied waters of the funeral plan market according to recent research carried out by Fairer Finance
It has been a while since I last wrote about Pet Cremation and funerals and a lot has changed in that time. My ginger, well mainly grey companion who laid at my feet whilst I tapped away at the keys is no longer with us
For many of us the need for life insurance is pretty consistent throughout our lives, itrsquo;s just the reason we require the insurance that changes. So its little wonder the market for over 50, 60 and over 70 life insurance is big business.
It looks as though a great deal more Brits may be looking to get private health insurance quotes if a deal canrsquo;t be done to protect the healthcare and support received by expat pensioners after Brexit
Donrsquo;t worry, I havenrsquo;t finally lost the plot or gone mad.nbsp;according to research, gardening can also have a massive impact on both your physical and mental health
Sometimes, the figures really do speak for themselves. In this instance, just two statistics suggest that the average homeowner in the UK has insufficient life insurance to cover their outstanding mortgage
Compared to cremation funerals, burial costs can be considerably higher, mainly because of the cost of burial plots. As the majority of plan providers only include an allowance in their funeral plans to help with the actual burial or interment fees
You only need to look to the internet to know that equity release schemes are growing in popularity, with a wide range of companies advertising their free equity release calculator services so you can see for yourself just how much you can borrow.
A question I get asked a lot is lsquo;how much does it cost to buy a burial plotrsquo; to which I usually reply lsquo;how much is a piece of stringrsquo;. I am not meaning to be facetious or unhelpful but the cost of burial plots or burial lairs as they are known in Scotland really do vary that much
Even the cheapest funeral plans cost a fair chunk of money though, so if you are committing to a prepaid funeral plan, you want to be certain that your money is safe.
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