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What You Should Notice When Choosing Funeral Service Packages

Being the individual with responsibility for making arrangements when a close family member dies can be stressful and emotional. It is a unique experience every time someone has to take on this responsibility. However, it can be much easier if the deceased has taken time to investigate funeral packages and set up their own plan.

If you choose to make your own plans you have the opportunity to have your wishes carried out precisely. You can make as many of the decisions or as little as you want. You can specify the flowers, the music, the type of casket and how your remains are to be disposed off. Choosing whether to bury, inter or cremate is often the subject of debate and disagreement between family members.

If there is a family plot available, you can specify that you want to be buried in that grave. However, you should discuss and agree with family members that you have their approval to do so. Alternatively, you can instruct the funeral director to purchase a plot on your behalf.

Payment can be made in advance or deferred until after death. Prices fluctuate over time, usually up rather than down which can affect costs. A sensible approach is to check on costs and plans every two or three years to ensure there are no major changes.

If you decide to pay in advance, read the contract carefully. Know exactly what you are paying for and how increased costs will impact on your arrangements. You also need to find out how your fund will be used or invested until the money is required.

Each state is responsible for setting the regulations on funeral packages and pre-payments. Anyone intending to pay into a pre-payment plan should research the regulations set by their state authorities.


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