Most over 50s would choose to have their children speak at their funeral 'if anything were possible'.
Pre-paid funeral plans are an often cost-effective way to make financial provision for your funeral service in advance.
A number of high-profile celebrity funeral services, which were pre-planned, have highlighted the importance of making arrangements in advance.
The pre-paid funeral plan market is ever-changing and the level of service required differs greatly from person to person.
A new survey shows that 71% of over 50s say they are comfortable discussing funeral arrangements.
Research shows that over 50s most recommend saving for your pension and steering clear of debt.
Our recent survey has revealed that 37% of people aged above 50 have not made any form of financial provision for the cost of their own funeral service.
Our recent survey has revealed that the biggest concern for people who have had to arrange a funeral service is whether the deceased would have preferred to be buried or cremated.
Personalised funeral services have made headlines recently as an increasing number of people opt for alternative approaches.
There is evidence to suggest that some funeral plan providers are promising consumers that they can have the funeral director of their choice without having an agreement in place with the firm.
One of the most unfavourable practices in modern sales and marketing among consumers is cold calling, i.e. receiving unsolicited calls from salespeople trying to sell you something.
Pre-paid funeral plans seem to be everywhere at the moment and it might be that you too are considering making financial provision for the cost of your own funeral.