In our lives, we plan for many things: education, careers, even vacations. Through insurance, we even plan for things that may happen, such as fires, flood, or car accidents. But how often do we plan for the inevitable?
Many people hesitate when they consider pre-arranging funeral services. Although we might imagine discussing funeral arrangements to remind us of difficult times ahead for a loved one or even for ourselves, discussing and planning arrangements does not have to be an uncomfortable event. It can be an important and responsible step that can save both emotional and financial distress.
Why should I consider pre-planning services?
Because there are so many details and decisions associated with arranging a funeral, planning a funeral before the need arises can relieve loved ones of the responsibility of making arrangements at a time that can be difficult. Planning in advance can demonstrate love and consideration; most importantly, it provides peace of mind in knowing that all of the financial considerations have been addressed and that all of the decisions meet your wishes and needs. Pre-planning eliminates doubt.
What are the benefits of pre-planning funeral services?
Pre-planning services for yourself or for a loved one affords you the opportunity to select exactly the type of services you prefer. Because all services and merchandise may be selected and paid for in advance, pre-planning can guarantee all selections at today's prices - potentially saving you and your family a substantial amount of money.
And addressing so many decisions in advance when you are emotionally and financially prepared to handle them just makes sense. It is a fiscally responsible approach for something so important; it is planning for you and your family's future.
What steps should I take next?
At Wilkerson Funeral Homes, we offer a pre-planning program that can be tailored to satisfy your individual needs. And, arrangements may be made at the funeral home or even in the comfort and privacy of your own home.
We offer several payment options for our pre-arranged funerals. You may pay in one lump sum or payments may be made over a period of months or years, depending upon your individual financial situation. The insurance and annuities used to fund our pre-needs are written through Selected Funeral and Life Insurance Company. Selected's home office is in Hot Springs and they are one of the largest domestic life insurance companies in Arkansas.
If you would like more information about pre-planning services for you or for a loved one, please feel free to contact us directly at (870) 642-2218 or simply complete and submit our convenient online information request form.