Isnare Free Articles
Authors Contents [Add OpenSearch]
Distribute your articles to more than 6,000+ sites and 40,000+ email group publisher subscribers for as low as $2 / article...
Index  Article Directory  Aging
Embed this Article  
Mark Aucamp

Mark Aucamp x 87 articles

Liked the article? Consider buying me a beer!

Why Buy a Pre-Paid Funeral Plan?

Never in history would anyone have considered purchasing a Pre-Paid Funeral Plan. We know the pharaohs’ were into funeral planning in a big way and built huge tombs to accommodate their kings. The Vikings would burn their boats in an effort to carry out a Viking burial at sea. In the past either you had plenty of money like the pharaohs’ to have an extravagant funeral or dying was not an expensive cost as many people were either buried or cremated within a shroud.

Skip forward to 2014 and the expense of dying has increased faster than the rate of inflation. Well the solution lies in the fact that 7 years ago the typical funeral cost less than £2,000 and today a typical cost is around £3,500. *as found by Mintel Research. It’s astounding to think that the price of a funeral has increased by around 60% in barely seven years whilst incomes have stagnated during this time period. The latest statistics from Mintel Research further suggest that the price of standard funeral in 2020 will likely be around the £6,220 if the trend continues.

Speaking with people who have previously been bereaved I found that £5,600 was a price being paid today for some funerals in England today. A man I was talking to recently said that it cost him approximately £10,000 to have his sons’ body repatriated from Germany and buried in Manchester.

Dying today is becoming expensive and leaves all of us thinking what the price of a funeral may be when we die and will we be able to afford it? This is more concern for pensioners that happen to be retired on a fixed pension and limited savings.

Just what Does A Pre-Paid Funeral Package Provide?

By buying a Pre-Paid Funeral Plan you're buying your funeral director’s services at today’s prices no matter any future price increases. You are effectively fixing your funeral director’s services costs at today’s prices with a guarantee that there'll be no more to pay in the future. This really is good when considering that we're all being told through the press that we are living longer.

Knowing that you have a Pre-Paid Funeral Plan means you can rest assured in the knowledge that your funeral arrangements have been dealt with in advance. This will provide you with ‘peace of mind’ that your affairs are in order and will hopefully limit the agony and emotional stress caused to your family at the time of your death.

Most married people don't realise that when a partner dies their joint bank account is frozen. As a result the surviving partner won't be able to make any withdrawals until probate has been concluded. Probate can take from several months to several years to be complete dependent upon the Will. This causes a lot of stress for the remaining partner as it leaves them locked out of their joint bank and savings accounts with no methods to pay the mortgage, council tax and any other daily living costs. In actual fact when anyone passes away their bank-accounts are frozen until probate has been completed

Golden Charter Pre-Paid Funeral Plans let you choose from over 3,000 local funeral directors country wide to look after your funeral arrangements. You can also plan your cremation or burial service down to the final detail, like deciding on:

1. the type of coffin

2. whether you want to be buried or cremated

3. if you want flowers or charitable contributions towards your chosen charity

4. 1 or 2 chauffeur driven funeral limousine

5. the kind of cremation or burial service

6. whether you would like religious service with hymns or just your much-loved blues band playing you out at the end.

Surprisingly you will find there's pre-paid funeral plan available to suit most budgets. You can pick to pay in advance or over Twelve months to Ten years or just a set monthly sum until they're 90 years of age or until they pass away, whichever happens sooner.

Please note that each Pre-Paid Funeral Package includes an allowance towards the fees for burial or cremation and the recommended payments to doctors and the officiant. Any additional requirements like an organist or choir, or an additional ceremony elsewhere from the crematorium, will incur additional charges. Pre-Paid Funeral Package do not include the acquisition of a grave, but include an allocation towards the opening of a new grave. Have a look at Golden Charter’s conditions and terms for more information.

Another great reason to order a Pre-Paid Funeral Plan is that Golden Charter guarantees you will be accepted with no health restrictions.

The only limitation with paying a fixed monthly amount is that the plan-holder does need to live in excess of 24 months in order that the undertaker service’s to be covered under the terms and conditions of the monthly agreement. In the unfortunate situation that a client should pass away before the 2 years is completed then Golden Charter will reimburse all the monthly payments made along with an added 20% and the chosen undertaker can continue to carry out the service as defined within the original plan.

To purchase A Pre-Paid Funeral Plan or Not Was the first Question?

We started this post inquiring whether you should buy a Pre-Paid Funeral Package or not? Chances are I am sure you have realised the numerous benefits provided by Golden Charter and you'll have viewed the video about why you should consider buying a Pre-Paid Funeral Plan. With a Pre-Paid Funeral Plans set up you can start living your life knowing you have ‘peace of mind’ that your final plans will be looked after.

Every Talk Money Blog reader choosing to purchase a Golden Charter Pre-Paid Funeral Plan by way of any link on our blog ar website will be eligible for a FREE Standard ‘Personal Will’ professionally written valued at £49.95. To claim your ‘Free Personal Will’ simply click the Silver Button below and leave your details and phone number so we can arrange to have your Free Personal Will professionally written. Any partners ordering two Pre-Paid Funeral Package can choose to have their personal Wills mirrored at no extra cost by Talk Money Blog.

Rate this article:
Contributing author Mark Aucamp has been providing Talk Money Blog with regular Money advice and comments. Mark has extensive experience in providing Debt Management, Quick Mortgage Advice, Wills and estate planning and prepaid funeral planning as well as other money matters.
Important NoticeDISCLAIMER: All information, content, and data in this article are sole opinions and/or findings of the individual user or organization that registered and submitted this article at without any fee. The article is strictly for educational or entertainment purposes only and should not be used in any way, implemented or applied without consultation from a professional. We at do not, in anyway, contribute or include our own findings, facts and opinions in any articles presented in this site. Publishing this article does not constitute's support or sponsorship for this article. is an article publishing service. Please read our Terms of Service for more information.

Most Recent Articles

Renovate Your Lawn Beautifully With Lawn Care and Maintenance Services

An Article by LAZICH LEO in Gardening

10 months ago

An unkempt and ugly lawn is not only an eyesore, it also creates a negative impact on your property. If you have let go of lawn care so much so that it is over run with weeds or shows bare patches, a lawn renovation is in order. Repairing your lawn may be a good idea if the about 25% of your lawn is in bad shape...

Custom Hanging Signs Sydney - Affordable Way of Promoting Your Business

An Article by Mike Layman in Marketing

10 months ago

Hanging Signs are not just an amazing and highly cost effective way of advertising your products and services; they are easier to setup in comparison to other advertisement signs – just hang them from a pair of hooks or whatever and you're done. Needless to add, this also makes them more economical than other outdoor or indoor advertisement material...

Armor Your Laptop in Style With Printable Laptop Sleeves

An Article by Rohit B in Finances

10 months ago

To help you with both of your purposes, let us discuss about such a service which will help you out here to create your own laptop sleeve. So as I told you in the above paragraph, which I would have started my personal service or something to help you out of this situation. But let me inform you what you must be thinking is just something hypothetical, but that’s not true...

Start School in Time by Using Automatic School Bell

An Article by Vivency Global in Education

10 months ago

School is first place where children learn discipline, good manners and punctuality. The automatic school bell solutions are really important and makes away from manual errors. Humans may ring the bell at in appropriate time but the machine cannot. The most of the school are digitalized with interactive boards, automatic bells, CCTV and many...

Applying For No Credit Check Mortgage Loan? – Expert Tips to Follow

An Article by Roy Robbins in Finances

10 months ago

Interestingly, the option of no credit check mortgage loan has been made available by some lenders. So, one does not need to undergo tedious process of credit assessment. However getting quick approval for an affordable mortgage no credit check loan is not easy. Some stringent approval criteria may apply...

70-345 Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 Study Books

An Article by Chung Crissler in Internet

10 months ago

Examunion offers you a comprehensive look at the best prospects available in 70-345 exam questions throughout the Industry. Not only will you be given theoretical, but also given 70-345 Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 study books which will give you even more practice than before. Try our Designing and Deploying Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 70-345 exam test today and succeed in your Designing and Deploying Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 70-345 exam...

Microsoft MCSE 70-339 Practice Exam SharePoint Server 2016 70-339 Questions Material

An Article by Chung Crissler in Education

10 months ago

Maybe on other web sites or books, you can also see the related training materials. But as long as you compare Examunion product with theirs, you will find that our product has a broader coverage of the certification exam's outline. You can free download part of Microsoft MCSE 70-339 exam books from Examunion website as a try to detect the quality of our products...

Gain Weight and Build Muscle

An Article by Arati Shah in Wellness, Fitness and Diet

10 months ago

Several individuals do not succeed in their passion to maintain a healthy diet due to the lack of knowledge of eating healthy at work. When at work, many find it difficult to stay committed to a diet plan due to several unavoidable reasons such as colleagues might request to eat with them, availability of lots of delicious food at workplace, etc...

XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 LTSR 1Y0-202 Questions

An Article by Kruis Barry in Education

10 months ago

1Y0-202 is a challenging exam, with our XenApp and XenDesktop 7. 6 LTSR 1Y0-202 questions; you can feel safe with our question and answers that will help you in obtaining your successful completion of your 1Y0-202 exam. All of our practice exams including the 1Y0-202 exam will prepare you for success...

VSphere 6.5 Foundations Exam 2V0-602 Dumps

An Article by Kruis Barry in Education

10 months ago

Passcert vSphere 6. 5 Foundations 2V0-602 dumps 2V0-602 help you to save a lot of time and effort. You 2V0-602 also use the extra time and effort to earn more money. Passcert provide you the product with high quality and reliability. You 2V0-602 free download online part of Passcert providing vSphere 6...

Citrix Certification 1Y0-202 Exam Answers Passtcert

An Article by Nigel Reyez in Computers and Technology

10 months ago

Passtcert is a website which can help you save time and energy to rapidly and efficiently master the Citrix certification 1Y0-202 exam related knowledge. If you are interested in Passtcert, you can first free download part of Passtcert Citrix Certification 1Y0-202 exam answers on the Internet as a try...

Benefits to Your Wedding Provided by Limo Service in Pittsburgh, PA

An Article by Iris K. Allen in Marriage

10 months ago

Using professional transportation on your wedding day may seem like a given and a basic booking to make, but considering the effect that it can have, you’d serve your wedding day well to be selective with your booking. Find a worthwhile company and secure every wedding transportation need with a suitable Pittsburgh Limousine...

Mark the Family Wedding With a Denver Bus Rental

An Article by Lucille W. Hill in Travel

10 months ago

The obligatory family wedding comes with challenges, but it also offers opportunities. A Coach Bus Denver will make it possible for your extended family to reconnect, save some cash, and all attend the family wedding as part of a group. Take Note of Transportation NecessitiesComprehensive research into all elements of transportation should come before you make reservation from any of the Charter Bus Companies Denver...

Killtest 2017 Microsoft MCSA 70-764 Test Questions Microsoft 70-764 Practice Test

An Article by Delia Green in Education

10 months ago

70-764 Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure is among the many most respected exams so you can get good work opportunities. We can complete devoid of much frantic use the particular help regarding Microsoft MCSA 70-764 Test Questions Microsoft 70-764 Practice Test that are exclusively made for people who will need advice...

2V0-602 VSphere 6.5 Foundations VMware VCP6.5-DCV 2V0-602 Exam Test Prep

An Article by Morris Porreca in Education

10 months ago

About VMware 2V0-602 exam, you can find these questions from different web sites or books, but the key is logical and connected. Our questions and answers will not only allow you effortlessly through the exam first time, but also can save your valuable time. Examgood can provide professional and high quality products...

MLA Style Citation:
Aucamp, Mark "Pre-Paid Funeral Package to Buy or Not to Buy is the Dilemma?." Pre-Paid Funeral Package to Buy or Not to Buy is the Dilemma?. 19 May. 2014 22 Jun. 2018 <>.
APA Style Citation:
Aucamp, Mark (2014, May 19). Pre-Paid Funeral Package to Buy or Not to Buy is the Dilemma?. Retrieved June 22, 2018, from
Chicago Style Citation:
Aucamp, Mark "Pre-Paid Funeral Package to Buy or Not to Buy is the Dilemma?." Pre-Paid Funeral Package to Buy or Not to Buy is the Dilemma?
Copy and paste the code below to embed this article:
<a class="embedly-card" href="">Pre-Paid Funeral Package to Buy or Not to Buy is the Dilemma?</a> <script>!function(a){var b="embedly-platform",c="script";if(!a.getElementById(b)){ var d=a.createElement(c);,d.src=("https:"===document.location.protocol?"https":"http")+"://"; var e=document.getElementsByTagName(c)[0];e.parentNode.insertBefore(d,e)}}(document);</script>