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The Importance of Pre-Planning a Funeral Service Planning a funeral in advance is a wise thing to do for many practical reasons and to have a better understanding of why it is sensible to plan ahead, here is a comparison between “at-need” funeral arrangements vs. pre-need funeral planning. In an “at-need” funeral arrangement, the surviving family members or a trusted friend make the necessary funeral arrangements, at the time of death of the deceased. There are disadvantages of “at-need” funeral arrangements, and these are: the time frame is short and emotions are high as survivors are dealing with their grief and there is much planning to do, as well as looming financial concerns, where funeral services can be expensive and which can be a considerable hardship for most families. Pre-need funeral plans or also known as pre-plan funeral plans are made while the person of interest is still living and for reasons that are beneficial for the person and to his/her surviving family. There so many entities where you can avail of pre-need funeral plans, such as funeral homes, cemeteries, and funeral service companies, as well as in specialized websites, which offer this plan complete with guides, planning worksheets and interactive tools.
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There are practical benefits if one avails of pre-need funeral plans ahead of time.
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The main reason why people avail of a pre-plan funeral is because they want to ease the burden of their surviving family when it’s time to depart when it comes to financial costs, and not only that, there are specifications which people, who have pre-plan funeral policies, want their funerals to be carried out, such as: whether he/she wants to be buried or cremated, he/she may want either in an open or closed casket, and will it be in a cemetery or crematory. Because there is always a financial need in funerals, planning ahead in applying for pre-need funeral plans, funeral insurance, funeral trusts, will help in assuming your financial responsibility at the time of your death. Having a meaningful funeral complete with a fitting ceremony and a proper send off can be provided for by a pre-need funeral plan, but most of all, when the funeral is well taken care of, there is a sense of closure which can enable the family to begin the healing process. Specific instructions or preferences , such as a burial or cremation or what epitaph to write on your headstone or what music or readings during the funeral service, are part of the components of a pre-need funeral plan of which a principal holder is entitled and which are integrated in the deposition of principal holder’s remains and the nature of the funeral service. Taking charge and planning ahead for your funeral arrangements is a comforting thing to do to ease the burden of your family, and in return, your family will truly appreciate what you have done for them when you are gone.