Why inflation-busting funeral plans are an even smarter investment this year

Rest Assured Funeral Plans reviews the present economic climate and finds that funeral plans offer an ideal investment in times of high inflation.

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How to arrange a memorial bench?

Rest Assured looks at the process of having a remembrance bench installed as memorial to a loved one and finds that memorial benches can be installed in many different places for a range of fees.

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Nominating pallbearers in your funeral plan

Rest Assured looks at the role of pallbearers at a funeral and explains the ideal number, set of attributes and range of duties for pallbearers to have when they’re included in a funeral plan.

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How safe is my money in a funeral plan?

Many of our clients ask, ‘how safe is my money in a funeral plan?’, so here Rest Assured explains the safeguards in place to ensure our customers’ money is secure and why a legal trust is the best way to protect their investment

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Why are direct funeral plans and direct cremations becoming so popular?

One in five cremations in the UK are now carried out without a funeral service or any family in attendance, it has been revealed. And the UK’s preference for ‘no frills’ direct cremations is growing at such a rate that they could exceed traditional funerals in popularity by 2030.

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What makes a good funeral director?

The process of arranging a funeral can be filled with intricacies and sensitivities. For family and friends of the departed, everything must be right. That final opportunity to bid farewell to someone dear must pass off without a hitch, and the selection of a good funeral director lies at the heart of a successful send off.

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Is over 50s life insurance better than a funeral plan?

Funeral costs have almost doubled in a decade and they continue to rise quickly. Only by planning ahead and investing a small amount of money now can those thousands of pounds be kept in the family purse. There are two popular options which help cut the costs of funerals – a funeral plan and over 50s life insurance.

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Why a Funeral Plan is a Good Investment

The cost of living in the UK continues to rise across many areas of life. From travel to house prices to energy rates, the price of almost everything increases at pace. But while some of these costs represent big hikes in living expenses, an unseen cost which continues to grow faster than the rest is the cost of a funeral.

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FCA outlines plans to govern funeral plan industry

The Financial Conduct Authority has revealed the measures it intends to put in place to regulate the pre-paid funeral plans industry. The City regulator plans sweeping changes to how funeral plans are designed and sold, once it takes the reins of the industry in summer 2022. It aims to improve industry sales practices as well as the value of funeral plan products. Tighter controls over how funerals measure up to funerals plans purchased will also be imposed.

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Prepaid Funeral Plans Guide

If you're worried about what kind of funeral you'll have once you pass away, one option to consider is a funeral plan

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