While you might not like the thought of planning your own funeral or thinking about your own death, it’s important to do so and preplan your funeral as soon as possible. Preplanning has many benefits and while it may seem intimidating at first, you can get help from a funeral home director and plan out the details of your funeral. Here are some reasons you may want to choose to preplan at funeral homes in Layton, UT to make your life easier as well as the lives of your loved ones.
Funeral rates will continue to go up as time goes on and if you want to lock in a low price, you will need to start planning your funeral now. When you preplan, you lock in the current rate. You don’t have to prepay for the funeral in order to lock in the rate. Locking in the low price will make it easier for you to pay off your funeral if you do decide to make payments on it over the court of your life. It will also make it easier for your family to pay for it if you leave the balance to them when you pass away.
Your family will be devastated over your loss and they won’t want to spend a lot of time planning a funeral and discussing funeral options. They will want to spend their time comforting each other talking to family members and supporting one another during a difficult time. When you take care of the funeral plans and work out all the details on your own, it’s less for your family to do. If you do want to allow your family members to plan your funeral, you can decide who gets to make the important decision and make sure the funeral home allows it.
When you preplan your funeral, you have the option to prepay for it too. You can pay on it over time or you can arrange for life insurance that pays for it at the time of your death. Paying for the funeral yourself will ensure that your family is not left with the financial burden. It can be hard for families to come up with the money to pay for a funeral, especially on short notice. If you want to make sure you don’t leave your family with this financial burden, you should preplan and prepay for your funeral.
It’s not easy to think about your death and funeral or to even know what kind of service you want to have. If you want to do the responsible thing that will leave less stress and problems behind for your family, preplanning is a great option. If you need help preplanning at funeral homes in Layton, UT, be sure to reach out to the Lindquist Mortuaries and Cemeteries. We are here to help you with all your funeral planning needs. Give us a call today to learn more about our services.