10 Benefits to Prepare and Pre-Pay for a Memorial
You spend your whole life preparing and making critical decisions with your loved ones. Why should this decision be any different?
Estate Planning is Complete
The monument is one of the last steps in the process. Estate planning is not done until the memorial has been included. You can use the process as a spend-down.
Unfortunately disputes can arise concerning the details of the monument or memorial. Avoid this confrontation by taking care of you monument now.
Life Insurance is Used for Intended Purposes
Your life insurance is used for its intended purchases, which is to take care of those you love and care about.
You actually see the finished product and it is all pre-paid and prepared before the time comes. All that is left is the minimal cost of engraving the final lettering.
A critical decision will not have to be made at such an emotional time after a death. Becoming aware of your options before having to make quick decisions will ease the difficulty when going through the design process.
Hedge Against Inflation & Financial Responsibilities
No matter what happens, memorialization will be complete. We can’t predict our financial future. Certain troubles can delay or indefinitely keep families from purchasing a proper memorial in a timely manner. Make sure your legacy is preserved in stone.
Range of Options
As time goes on, your options for memorialization are limited. Certain granite colors may not be available anymore and space is becoming more and more limited. Restrictions at cemeteries on size, shape, color and design are increasing.
Memorialization has been a time-honored tradition dating back thousands of years. Having your family’s sacred ground chosen and identified with a memorial ensures that your legacy and heritage will live on forever.
The Process can be Fun & Fulfilling
The design and decision process can often be fun, believe it or not. It allows you to reflect on your life and discuss it with family and friends to come up with a way to best represent the life you lived.