Your Guide to Funeral Planning | 06.22.2023

No More Financial Burdens At A Funeral - Pre-plan Your Funeral

No More Financial Burdens At A Funeral - Pre-plan Your Funeral

Reviewed By: Scott Ginsberg

Cross Checked By: Joshua Siegel

The Cost Of Saying Goodbye

In recent years, the cost of funerals has been steadily increasing, creating an additional burden on already grieving families. The combination of inflation, rising service fees, and maintenance expenses has made funeral arrangements a significant financial consideration. However, a proactive and practical solution exists in the form of funeral pre-planning. By taking the time to plan your own funeral, you can not only alleviate the emotional stress on your loved ones but also provide them with a vital financial security net. 

Financial Security In Funeral Planning

As the cost of arranging funerals is on the rise, funeral pre-planning is a sensible choice that every individual should make to ensure that their loved ones do not have to face the financial burden of a funeral. Here is how funeral pre-planning can help:

  1. Maintain a budget: One of the biggest upsides of funeral pre-planning is that it gives you the time to explore various options that are both as per your choice and under your budget. You can explore various body disposition options, and various flower and casket choices and then arrive at a decision. This becomes unrealistic when your family members have to plan your funeral after your death. Neither do they have the time nor the rationality to make financially-wise decisions at an emotional time like this. Thus, with funeral pre-planning, you can end up saving money during a funeral.
  2. Price protection: Funeral costs tend to rise over time, driven by inflation and other factors. When you pre-plan your funeral, you have the advantage of locking in the current prices for the goods and services you select. This ensures that your family will not be subjected to higher expenses while arranging your funeral down the line. This not only gives them peace of mind but also does not put them through the unexpected financial burdens that come with arranging a funeral.
  3. Payment Flexibility: Funeral pre-planning gives you the flexibility to pay for all the services in a manner that is convenient for you. You can either pay the lump sum amount or pay in affordable installments. By spreading out the payments over time, you can manage your finances more effectively and reduce the financial strain on your family when the time comes.
  4. Leave your assets for your family: By getting your funeral arrangements sorted, you can ensure that your family does not have to sell your assets to pay for the funeral expenses. Funeral pre-planning allows you to leave a financial legacy as per your choice.

Funeral Pre-planning - The Way Forward

By pre-planning your funeral, you provide your loved ones with a sense of security and relief during an already difficult time. Through price protection measures such as locking in today's prices, protecting against inflation, and taking advantage of price guarantees, funeral pre-planning ensures that your family won't have to bear the burden of escalating funeral costs. It is a thoughtful and responsible approach to ensure your family's financial stability and protect them from unexpected financial burdens.

Titan Casket is here to help you make your funeral a little easier for your loved ones. You can pre-plan a casket of your choice by choosing from the 1,000 options we offer. We also allow you to add value to your funeral process by providing you the chance to personalize your casket. With the flexibility to either pay for the casket upfront or in installments, you can ensure financial security for your family. To finalize the order, you will be required to e-sign a pre-need agreement that will be mailed to you.