Should I Pre-pay for My Funeral?

By: Tom Gallagher
Friday, August 31, 2018

Most people don’t really take into account that it would be a good idea to pre-plan their funeral. Some people even find it quite uncomfortable to plan their funeral and make arrangements to pay for it. However, we at Nutmeg State Cremation Society have seen there is an imperceptible change in this thought process. Many people are now more open to the idea of preplanning and prepaying for their funeral. Take a look at the benefits of this:

  • When you prepay for your funeral service, your family is less burdened financially. After your death, family members would have to handle a number of different aspects as part of the service. Aside from this, they also need to interact with other family members and ensure that everyone is informed about the death.

    They have to do all the things while they are steeped in grief which can prove to be very stressful. However, if you pre-plan and pre-pay for your funeral, the funeral home will ensure that the entire service takes place as planned.
     
  • When you prepay for your funeral, you have complete control over every single aspect of it. If there is a specific way in which you want the funeral service to be conducted, prepaying is the best way to go. In fact, it leaves no room for disagreement amongst your near and dear ones.
     
  • When you pay for your funeral in advance, that price gets locked in. This means regardless of what the escalations in costs are in the future, your family wouldn’t have to spend anything. Today’s prices will be fixed, regardless of when the death occurs.

At Nutmeg State Cremation Society, we provide comprehensive cremation services and can help you with all aspects of the process so if you have questions, don’t hesitate to contact us.

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