DO YOU KNOW THAT THE AVERAGE COST OF A FUNERAL IS $8,000?
This does not include any hospital or doctor bills, outstanding debt, legal fees or obligations. The plain fact is that it cost money when a loved one passes away. Yet many people never give it a moments thought. With no funeral plan to guide them, survivors are almost sure to overspend by hundreds of dollars, or even thousands!
SOME OF THE PRICE RANGES WE FOUND:
Transfer of body to funeral home - $150-$400
Basic services fee of staff - $295-$2000
Embalming - $300-$695
Other body preparation - $100-395
Morning ceremony at funeral home - $250-$695
Evening visitation at funeral home - $325-$1000
Hearse rental (half-day) - $275-$500
Casket - $450-$16,000
Burial Vault - $300-$8000
*source: Susan Fargo, Chicago Tribune
WHERE WILL THE MONEY COME FROM?
This is the problem for most people. It has to be done and the choice is whether you do it now, or your loved ones do it later!Spare your family the cost and emotional drain at the time of death. The Golden Memorial Plan, underwritten by Lincoln Heritage Life Insurance Company, is a simple and affordable solution that pays CASH for funeral and other expenses. Benefits are paid to your beneficiary (unless directed otherwise) and are not tied to any one funeral home or cemetery. Today's decision is tomorrow's peace of mind.