Tips From the Pros on Preplanning a Funeral May 16, 2018

You plan your career. You plan your budget and finances to get you through the years of caring for children. You put money away in a retirement fund, IRA or Roth IRA. You may even invest in stocks and bonds preparing to leave a legacy for your children. What critical life planning could you have missed? Pre-planning for your funeral!

No one likes to talk about funeral planning. It is difficult. However, pre-planning is critical to protect your personal assets as they are used to pay for your funeral and burial.

Willwerscheid offers a pre-planning service that allows you to speak with a professional who can walk you through the pre-planning process. This is free of charge.  The link above will take you to a form to fill out requesting pre-planning information and advice.

Here are a few tips to help you get started.

  1. Decide if you would like to be buried, cremated, or select one of the alternate options available.
  2. Talk to your family. Discuss your wishes and plans for your funeral service and burial rites.
  3. Research the reasons to pre-pay for your funeral and look into options of how to do so.
  4. Talk to a pre-planning professional for clarity about choices available.

Willwerscheid pre-planners know this can be a difficult planning step in life and are trained to help you do what is best for you and your family. Contact us today to request your free consultation.

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