Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Money Matters

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Money Matters

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" It's not one of the nicest subjects but then it would not be a nice thing to leave the family with a hefty bill.

I took out a plan back in September 2011 and paid for it over 12 months, spreading the cost made it much more affordable. We've now taken one out for Joan.

"Mr and Mrs Thornton, Dignity Funeral Plan holders.

We look at how The Journal readers can protect their loved ones with a funeral plan from Dignity.

When it comes to protecting loved ones from difficult decisions or financial stress, no one thinks twice about making a Will or taking out life assurance. Now more people are taking out a funeral plan, so that family and friends won't have the worry of organising and paying for funeral arrangements at an upsetting time.

At the The Journal we believe that it's important not to leave loved ones exposed to the prospect of a large and possibly unexpected bill for funeral costs.

The Guaranteed Funeral Plan from Dignity guarantees to cover the necessary costs of a traditional cremation funeral, no matter how much costs rise in the years ahead.

So why not call Dignity today on 0800 484 0388 quoting MGNR5ND for a noobligation information pack, free pen and a PS50 discount for The Journal readers. Take control and beat increasing funeral prices Due to the combination of the rising costs of living coupled with low interest rates, any money put to one side is unlikely to grow enough to cover the cost of a funeral. With funeral costs expected to grow by 6.89% per year, by 2017 the average cost of a funeral could be almost PS5,000*** Unlike some other ways of paying towards funeral costs, the Guaranteed Funeral Plan will cover the necessary costs of a cremation funeral at today's prices.

You can never overpay whether you pay with a lump sum or by manageable instalments.

It's one less thing for your loved ones to worry about The Guaranteed Funeral Plan helps loved ones at a time when they need it most. …

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