Which is the best funeral plan for me? Image
20th May 2018

Which is the best funeral plan for me?

Do you want an all singing all dancing funeral plan that covers everything, or are you happy just paying for the essential funeral costs and leaving the rest until the time comes?

Are Direct Cremations a Good Idea? Image
19th May 2018

Are Direct Cremations a Good Idea?

Direct Cremation is a relatively new type of funeral but one that is growing in popularity. Although it will probably not become the norm as the majority of the UK still hold firm with wanting a more traditional funeral service

More bad press for ‘Cheap Prepaid Funeral Plans’ Image
20th Apr 2018

More bad press for ‘Cheap Prepaid Funeral Plans’

A report exposing how cheap funeral plans can leave families with more to pay has hit the headlines again today threatening to tarnish the funeral plan industryrsquo;s reputation however this is not necessarily a bad thing.nbsp;

How do I cope with grief? Image
15th Mar 2018

How do I cope with grief?

The death of someone close to us typically releases very personal emotions. Coping with grief is likely to vary considerably from one person to another and from one time to another.

Never too young to plan your funeral Image
22nd Feb 2018

Never too young to plan your funeral

Perhaps the constant media attention about rising funeral costs has started to hit home, or is it just our attitude towards death has changed and in this new digital age we have a more pragmatic view on life ndash; and of course death!

Direct cremation vs traditional funeral: we help you decide Image
13th Feb 2018

Direct cremation vs traditional funeral: we help you decide

There is certainly no pomp and ceremony with a direct funeral ndash; which might take the form of direct cremation or direct burial. Instead, the cremation or burial takes place without any ceremony or funeral servicenbsp;

Funeral Plan Market Image
19th Dec 2017

Funeral Plan Market

The Funeral Plan market has grown dramatically over recent years and as a result has become rather confusing and in some ways misleading.When I say misleading, I am not talking about funeral plans as such: although there are some areas that require clarification.nbsp;

Another Nail in the Coffin for Prepaid Funeral Plans? Image
23rd Nov 2017

Another Nail in the Coffin for Prepaid Funeral Plans?

It was with mixed emotions that I read the Mail on Sundayrsquo;s report on the illegal tactics one prepaid funeral plan provider is reported to have been using to so say lsquo;bullyrsquo; customers into buying their prepaid funeral plans.

The Best Way to Compare Funeral Plans Image
30th Sep 2017

The Best Way to Compare Funeral Plans

Having read an article recently lsquo;Prepaid Funeral plans; what you need to know before you buyrsquo; I felt compelled to put pen to paper (or whatever the equivalent is these days in our new super high tech world) and clarify a few point; in particular the best way to compare funeral plans.

Are Monthly Payment Funeral Plans a Good Idea? Image
21st Sep 2017

Are Monthly Payment Funeral Plans a Good Idea?

Given the rising cost of funerals and the low interest rates on savings, there is little wonder that funeral plans, allowing you to save money by fixing funeral costs at todayrsquo;s prices are a good idea; but what about monthly instalment funeral plans?nbsp;

Funeral Costs are on the increase once again Image
18th Sep 2017

Funeral Costs are on the increase once again

Another year has slipped by which heralds the publication of the SunLife Cost of Dying Report 2017 ndash; not a publication you would immediately subscribe to but interesting reading all the same

Funeral Guide to Prepaid Funeral Plans Image
13th Sep 2017

Funeral Guide to Prepaid Funeral Plans

These days you can find a wealth of information on funerals; be it a funeral guide that may prove helpful when making funeral arrangements either in advance or at time of need.nbsp;

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