Funeral Planning

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What is embalming?

When it comes to embalming a body, not everyone is aware of what this involves and how much it costs. To learn more, read our Legal & General guide.
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Types of coffins and how to choose the right one

Coffin prices can vary greatly, so what are the factors to consider when buying a funeral coffin or casket? Read our ideas in the Legal & General guide.
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What happens at a cremation?

A cremation service is an opportunity to say goodbye to a loved one alongside friends and family. Explore what happens at a cremation in our guide.
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How to pay for your funeral

Prepaid funeral plans allow you to set aside funds for a funeral in advance. But is it the best way to pay for your own funeral? Read more in our guide.
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Paying for your burial or cremation

The average cost of a funeral in the UK might surprise you. Learn more about how our Over 50s Life Insurance Plan can help to give you peace of mind.
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How to save on funeral costs during the cost of living crisis

What has been the impact of the cost of living crisis on the average UK funeral costs? We explore how funeral prices have risen and how you can save money.
What happens if you can’t afford a funeral?

What happens if you can’t afford a funeral?

Paying for a funeral can be expensive, but who pays for a funeral if there is no money? Read the Legal & General guide to public health funerals and more.
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Funeral costs in the UK

Planning a funeral takes time and money. So to help you plan a funeral according to your budget, we’ve put together a simple guide to costs.
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Removing items from a loved one’s house after their death

When a loved one passes away, removing items from a house after the death is an unenviable task. Read our guide to the best ways to clear a house.
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How to plan a funeral

Funeral preparation and planning can be a bit daunting as it's such a trying time. To help, we have put together a brief guide to making funeral arrangements.