Why Plan Ahead

Why Plan Ahead

There’s a lot that goes into planning a burial or cremation service, but making those arrangements beforehand gives you time to consider all of your options and make sure that you’re covering all of the necessary details. Still feeling unsure? Here are some of the most important reasons why planning ahead may be the best option.

It's Easy

Fill out a form or meet with a member of our staff to put your plan in place. Anyone can create a plan, at any stage in their life, and you always can make changes if you wish.

You Decide

Preplanning lets you create your own unique life celebration. Including your family in the planning process can help them feel connected to you both in life and in death, knowing that your arrangements reflect your desires and is considerate of their healing process.

Relieve Your Family’s Burden

Preplanning relieves your family of several burdens and gives them more time and energy to focus on healing and remembrance.

You Can “Prepay” or “Prefund”

Prepayment generally means that you safe guard money at today’s prices to be used toward your burial or cremation expenses at the time of death. Your prepayment is held by a third party financial institution that ensures your money is safe and available to be used toward your financial obligation at the time of death.  Prepaying also provides peace of mind for your family.

What If I Move?

We keep a record of your preplanned arrangements and any prepayments, and they’re easily transferable to any funeral home in the United States.

Where Do I Start?

First, check out our preplanning checklist to help you consider all your possibilities. Then you can preplan online using our form to create your personalized arrangements or you can schedule a time to meet with our staff to discuss your options and make a plan.


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