Dying too expensive?

According to the Sun Life cost of dying report published in 2015, the cost of the average funeral is now £3,693.  Not the sort of cash the average UK consumer has lying around.  This is has risen from just under £2,000 since 2004, but why are prices rising so sharply, and is it now becoming too expensive to die?
First of all, what do you get for your £3,693?  The answer […]

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Why get a Funeral Plan?

The rising costs is not the only reason to take a pre-paid funeral plan.  There are a whole host of reasons why planning ahead is a sensible step to take.  A funeral plan will allow you to document your wishes ahead of time to every minor detail.  From the flowers you would like, the songs you wish to be played or sung, or any special readings you had in mind, […]

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Funeral Plan Types

Here at Castlewide Future Planning, we offer a variety of plans from some of the UK’s largest Funeral Plan providers.  All of the plans vary in what they offer, so we can tailor a plan to suit your circumstances to ensure your wishes are fulfilled when the time comes.
There are flexible payment terms which allow you to pay for the plan in one lump sum, or spread the cost for […]

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The average cost of a funeral has increased 92% since 2004…

The average cost of a funeral in 2004 was £1,923. According to Sun Life’s Cost of Dying report, in 2015 the average cost was £3,693. If prices continue to rise at the same rate, the average cost of a funeral will be a staggering £4,620 by 2020.
A pre-paid funeral plan will allow you to pay for your funeral at today’s prices, regardless how you long you live. Not only will […]

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