Is Pre-Planning A Good Idea?

Posted on February 3, 2020 by Teri Vila-Caballero under Cremations
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One of the facts of life that hasn’t changed over the centuries is that life eventually ends for everyone. Funeral homes have seen changing trends over the years and cremation services in Coral Gables, FL are now more popular than ever before. But another trend that has become highly popular is pre-planning. If you’ve recognized that eventually, your life will end, and you’re thinking about the option of planning your own services in advance, you might wonder if it’s a good idea. Here are a few reasons why it might be the right step for you to take:

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Reason 1: You Get The Services You Want

You might think that if you tell your family what you want for your final services, you will for sure get what you want. While your family will definitely want to adhere to your final wishes, there are really no guarantees. What if you just told them verbally and they don’t remember? There’s no telling what might happen. When you plan in advance, the plans are set and in place and you will get what you want, no questions asked.

Reason 2: Remove Family Stress

If you’ve ever had to plan a final service for a loved one yourself, you know how emotional and stressful that time can be. If you don’t know what they want, you have to guess and that’s the best you can do. When you plan your own services, you remove that planning burden from your loved ones. They don’t have to guess. They don’t have to do anything at all! Everything is set and ready to go so they can just spend time grieving with one another and worry about nothing else.

Reason 3: Remove Financial Concerns

If you don’t want to be a burden on your family in any way when you pass on, you might consider pre-paying for your services as well. This is an option that is not necessary, but certainly available. You can pay today’s prices and get whatever services you need in the future wit no additional charges. That saves you money in the long run, especially if you don’t pass on for decades. But you are also alleviating your family of yet another burden that they would have to cover for you otherwise.

These are just a few reasons why many people who are choosing cremation services in Coral Gables, FL have also chosen to plan those service in advance. It doesn’t have to be hard or take up much of your time. But you can get what you want, talk to your family about the options, pay for it, and have everything ready well in advance so there are no burdens later. The professionals at Ferdinand Funeral Homes & Crematory are here to help you through the process. Give us a call at (305) 631-0001 and we can get started on the details. You can also come in and talk over options and get further ideas at 2546 SW 8th St Miami, FL 33135 where we can show you around at the same time.

Teri Vila-Caballero

Teri Vila-Caballero is the Pre Need Director at Ferdinand Funeral Homes & Crematory. She joined the team in 2012 to fulfill her calling to serve our community.

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