Planning a funeral - things to consider

  • Help with funeral costs with a prepaid plan or over 50 life insurance
  • Arrange your own funeral so your family won’t have to
  • Choose the funeral you want at the price you want to pay
  • Understand how to make a will and arrange power of attorney

In this guide – Options for planning a funeral including prepaid funeral plans, over 50 life insurance, direct cremation and making a will

Planning a funeral

Planning a funeral in advance can save time, money and stress for your family when the time comes. It allows you to create your preferred funeral so that you can be remembered according to your wishes. Preplanning your funeral also takes some of the weight off your family’s shoulders, as they’ll have fewer difficult decisions to make at an emotional time.

Our guides, information and comparisons have been created to help you plan your own funeral. From pre-paying and planning everything in advance to adding those personal touches, Over50choices can help.

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Prepaid funeral plans

  • Freeze costs at today's prices
  • Plans start from £2,895
  • Flexible payment options
  • Authorised plan providers
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Over 50 life insurance

  • Guaranteed acceptance
  • Simple & Affordable cover
  • Compare leading quotes
  • Premiums from £4 a month
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Direct cremation

  • A cheap alternative
  • Funeral with no service
  • Plans start from £1,495
  • A dignified no fuss cremation
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Personalising a funeral

  • Funeral music
  • Funeral poems
  • Choosing a coffin
  • How to write a eulogy
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making a will

Making a will

  • Types of wills
  • How to make a will
  • Will costs
  • Charity wills
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Power of Attorney

  • What is power of attorney?
  • Types
  • How to get it
  • Costs
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