Financial Benefits of Preplanning Your Funeral

By: Tom Gallagher
Thursday, August 11, 2022

There are a variety of funeral homes that offer prearrangement services today. This means that mourners can customize every aspect of their final farewell. You can choose to prearrange the ceremony if you have particular wishes regarding its flow. There are other benefits to preplanning, including financial ones.

Why Preplanning Your Funeral Is A Good Idea

Below is a list of financial benefits when preplanning your funeral.

1. Funeral Costs Rise Over The Years

Funeral costs rise with inflation, just like the costs of other services. However, if you prepay for your funeral, you'll only have to worry about the set price. This guarantees that your repayment rate will not increase over time, regardless of the inflation rate.

2. Avoid The Risk Of Overspending

Overspending on a funeral is commonplace because grieving families lack the mental capacity to make rational decisions. This could end up being a significant financial strain for them. However, this is not a concern if you have fully planned and paid for everything.

3. Various Convenient Payment Plans

You can usually arrange a payment plan with the funeral home so that you are not required to pay the total price all at once. The funeral director is the best person to discuss your options with and explain how long the payment plan will be.


Involving a professional funeral director in the prearrangement process simplifies the decision-making process. You can trust them to provide you with all the facts you need to settle on the appropriate funeral arrangements. They'll also check to ensure your chosen services don't break the bank.

If you need information about our funeral services and preplanning, please contact Sholom Chapel, and we will get back to you shortly. We always work closely with our clients to ensure they get their needed services.

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