5 good reasons why more people than ever are planning ahead

Funerals can be a stressful and emotional time for friends, family and loved ones, not least because of the financial burden they can place on those left behind. Family members that wish to orchestrate the perfect send-off for someone dear to them often struggle financially in order to organise a fitting funeral.

A funeral plan is a safe, simple way to plan ahead and help secure peace of mind, for you and your family. Whatever your reason for planning ahead, with the personal care and attention of Harold Wood Funeral Services you’re in the best of hands – that’s a promise.

1. You’ll fix your funeral director’s costs at today’s prices
And that’s important. You might be surprised to hear that the average cost of a funeral has risen up by 55% in less than 10 years. It means there’s no guarantee that, when the time comes, your savings or over 50s insurance policy will cover the cost of your funeral.

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2. Help protect your family from worry and expense
A plan isn’t just an easy way to beat rising prices, it’s also a chance to do something amazing for your family at a difficult time. With a plan in place you can help save your family from money worries or stressful decisions about funeral arrangements in the future. Flexible payment options by lump sum or monthly instalments are available and our plan prices start from £16.45 per month**.

3. Arrange your funeral, your way
Our plans are provided by Golden Charter. You can personalise your plan and choose the send-off you want. When the time comes, everything will be taken care of by us at Harold Wood Funeral Services. It means you and your family can be certain of a truly, personal service when it matters most.

4. The reassurance of a trusted local funeral director
With something as important as your funeral, it’s important to know you and your family are in the best of hands. Harold Wood Funeral Services provides very personal help from local colleagues with good local knowledge and many years’ experience. Established in the 1950s, you may already know about us due to a bereavement, from a personal recommendation or simply our professional reputation within the local community.

5. The security of a leading funeral plan provider
Golden Charter is one of the UK’s largest funeral plan providers, owned by the people who understand your needs best – independent funeral directors. Over 700,000 people have already trusted them with their funeral arrangements. It means your plan offers the best of both worlds – the personal service and care of a trusted local funeral director and the reassurance of a leading plan provider.

Act now for one less thing to worry about. We are ready to help you.

Call us on 0800 731 1855 and we will be pleased to discuss a plan for you and answer any queries or provide further information. Alternatively, submit your details by completing the form below and we will be happy to email you or call you at a convenient time.

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