Advance funeral planning makes a difficult time a little easier. The death of a loved one is one of the most difficult experiences of a person's lifetime. The sense of loss, of disbelief, of helplessness can be overwhelming.
    And if you have ever made funeral arrangements for someone you cared about, you know it involves big decisions and a great deal of emotion. All of this pressure comes on what is, without a doubt, one of the worst days of your life.
     Advance funeral planning allows you to take much of that pressure off your loved ones' shoulders. By meeting with a funeral professional, people are able to plan every aspect of their funeral ... from casket and burial vault to music, flowers and more.
     Advance funeral planning represents a gift of love from you to your loved ones that shows your deep compassion for them and your understanding of the difficulties they will face when a death occurs. You can even arrange t pay for your funeral in-full or over time.
     Every year, more and more people plan their funerals in advance. In fact, experts say that by the year 2010, half of the funerals performed will have been planned in advance.
     Advance funeral planning is a trend in our society that illustrates the sound thinking of an entire generation, and the compassionate resolve of its individuals.

Why plan my funeral in advance?

  • Relieve an emotional burden from those you love. By making sound decisions about your funeral needs in advance, you can free your loved ones from this responsibility. This allows them to concentrate on supporting each other rather than being asked to make several major decisions at a very emotional time.
  • Express your own wishes. Often, loved ones agonize over what their deceased family would have wanted. By selecting your options in advance, there is no doubt. And, you can change any aspect of your plan later, if you wish.
  • Relieve a financial burden from those you love. If you also choose to fund your funeral in advance, we have plans that will assure that your survivors will not have to pay additional funds for the services and merchandise you select. Plans we offer include (click one): Homesteaders Life Company; and Bank Trust Account.
What about funeral costs?
     Just like everything else, funeral costs rise with inflation. If you choose to arrange and fund your funeral in advance, you can be secure in the knowledge that your loved ones will not have to pay additional monies for your selected funeral service when the time comes.
     With our selection of funding options, you can pay for everything right away, or you can make periodic payments. We have designed plans that will fit nearly everyone's budget.
     By planning and funding your funeral in advance, you assure your loved ones that they need not worry because all of the details, including the cost of the service and merchandise, is taken care of.

How can I learn more?
     We would be happy to meet with you at no cost or obligation to talk specifically about your unique situation and how advance funeral planning could benefit you and your loved ones.
     You will feel better knowing your funeral service is taken care of, and your loved ones will appreciate your caring gesture.
     Make these decisions before they become a burden on those you care about most. Look into advance funeral planning today.

Advance Funeral Planning ... Can Make a Difficult Time a Little Easier

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