Here are 10 things that you should consider before deciding to purchase a pre-paid plan.
1. Not all pre-paid funeral plan providers are members of the Funeral Planning Authority.
2. Not all independent funeral directors use all pre-paid funeral plan providers.
3. Age UK and Help the Aged sell funeral plans from only one provider.
4. Confused.com only compare plans sold by one provider.
5. Can I pick the funeral directors of my choice?
6. What happens if I move address?
7. Is my money safe?
8. What happens if the plan provider or funeral directors go out of business?
9. How much interest is charged if I pay by installments?