Many people plan their own services ahead of time. For those who have never done any kind of funeral planning, you might wonder why you should think about planning your own. After all, you might think that's something your family should handle after you pass away. However, there are some real benefits to planning — and paying for — your funeral services ahead of time. Here's a look at what you need to know.
Do you want to preplan your own funeral arrangements? More and more Americans realize the value of deciding for themselves in advance. Not only do you relieve your loved ones of the burden of making tough choices, but you also provide a way to pay for these.
But once you draw up your own arrangements, the next step is to ensure that they will be followed. How can you do this?