Planning funeral arrangements in advance can offer you and your family a number of emotional and financial benefits. It is a very emotional time when a death occurs and the number of choices and options when planning a funeral can seem overwhelming. Pre-planning can ease some of these challenges.
From choosing a funeral home to deciding on burial or cremation, to picking a casket and creating a payment plan, there are many benefits to documenting your wishes.
More Time to Consider Your Options
You and your family will have time to learn about your options and make well-informed decisions, without feeling rushed.
A Sense of Accomplishment
You will feel good knowing that these arrangements have been taken care of and that your wishes and choices are shared and documented.
Fewer Concerns for Your Family
Your surviving family members do not need to worry about making funeral decisions or choices in the event of your death.
The Pre-payment Option
Pre-planning does not need to include pre-payment, but when you do pre-pay, you can lock in today’s prices. There are many pre-payment options available and your funeral director can help you determine what the best option is for you and your family.
Your Family Keeps More
When you pre-pay, your estate will owe nothing on funeral expenses which means more of your assets can be left to your family.
Save the Amount You Need
Once you gain an understanding of the costs involved, you can earmark a portion of your savings to cover those costs
Fewer Last-minute Expenses
When you plan in advance, your family is less likely to incur additional expenses at the time of the funeral.
To request more information regarding pre-planning, or to begin the pre-planning process, please call us at (781) 595-1492 or you can complete our easy on-line Pre-arrangement Form.
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