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Dignity Funeral Plans

Writing a Will is a thoughtful and caring thing to do, as well as the only way to ensure that your wishes are ultimately carried out. For these same reasons for many people dealing with their funerals is an essential part of any estate planning exercise. In doing so they relieve their families of the worry of having to decide on arrangements and organise finance at what is already a traumatic time, whilst taking the opportunity to beat inflation and leave more of their money to their loved ones.

Why Plan Now?

Importantly funeral preferences set out in a will are not legally binding nor does any money set aside (if it can be accessed) have to be spent on the funeral. It may seem perfectly sensible to simply tell or even write down your wishes for your partner or children to follow. However our experience is that our loved ones rarely want to discuss what appear to be morbid issues in advance. If you write it down how much detail do you need to cover, and where do you place it to ensure that it's existence is remembered.

Burial or cremation? Religious or secular? Which hymns or music? Perhaps an eco-friendly woodland burial or a cardboard coffin? Whatever your needs or religion, we will help you with the arrangements so as to guarantee your wished are honoured. Allowing your family to concentrate purely on remembering you.

Why Pay Now?

Funeral expensed are a first debt on your estate but settling your estate may take sometime, forcing executors to arrange alternative finance, thereby placing even more pressure on your family.

Even if you have allocated money in a bank or by an insurance policy it may not be enough. Historically the cost of funerals has risen above the cost of inflation and that trend is set to continue. A funeral costing 850 ten years ago would cost nearer 2300 now. It is impossible to say what that cost might be in a few years time. What is certain is that with a Dignity Funeral Plan bought now at today's prices or paid for in convenient monthly instalments, the quality of the service provided by the Funeral Director in respect of your planned wishes will not cost your family one penny more-whenever it is ultimately needed. With low interest rates, investments may not grow enough to cover funeral costs. Pre-paying will save you and your family a great deal of money.

Why Dignity?

Dignity is the largest funeral service's company in the UK. A British company with over 550 funeral homes and the market leading funeral planning business.

Full Guarantee- One of only two fully guaranteed cremation plans. Most plans do not cover disbursements.

Value- Being the largest enables us to offer some of the very best prices.

Security- Your money is held in the National Funeral Trust, the UK's largest and most secure trust fund.