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Why buy a pre-paid funeral plan?

The ‘F’ word

It’s still that topic that few households are prepared to talk openly about. It’s still a bit of a taboo subject for many generations of UK families yet it is also one of the most important things to discuss with your loved ones in later life. For some, perhaps the fear is that talking about it makes it more real and a bit too close for comfort? For others it’s the thought of having to look across the room and imagine not seeing that person sitting in his or her favourite chair. It’s not a nice thing to think about but the truth of the matter is that bringing up the subject of funerals – and funeral plans – now is far easier to talk about than if you leave it indefinitely to ‘later’… or, sadly, in some instances when you find out you’ve left it too late.

Planning is everything

Life planning should just be a normal part of life once you reach your late forties. It’s only natural to start thinking about the future and preparing things in advance so your loved ones don’t have that emotional burden. Since the arrival of Covid, it’s become more accepted to be thinking about making those arrangements – everything from making a will to estate planning, lasting power of attorney (LPOA) through to equity release and pre-paid funeral plans. Sorting out your financial obligations is just as important in later life as it is when you’re buying your first house or renewing your car insurance.

Funeral Planning & Support from Prosperous Life

Yes, Prosperous Life is a business, but it’s a business populated by people, and founded by somebody who lost his mother and son in quick succession. Having to go through two very unsatisfactory and unexpectedly expensive funeral planning processes, it brought to the fore the importance of having conversations with family and loved ones, how difficult it can often be having to deal with the immediate negative reaction. Our customer support team members have, in many cases, considerable experience of the funeral industry. They can provide advice and support for you every step of the way, whether you just need someone to talk to about your requirements or if you feel the time is right to put something in place.

Still have a few questions?

If you are unsure of next steps, have any questions or just want more information on pre-paid funeral plans or any of our other services then call us today on 0800 046 5903 to have a friendly chat with one of our customer services team. Alternatively, you can email hello@prosperous-life.co.uk and one of the team will get back to you with answers to your questions.

How to get in touch

If you wish to take out a prepaid funeral plan or enquire about any of our other services, such as estate planning, equity release or arranging for lasting power of attorney, then why not get in touch today on 0800 046 5903 or email hello@prosperous-life.co.uk

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