A Quick Guide to Pay Monthly Funeral Plans
On average, funerals in the UK cost around £4,500. That’s a lot of money to pay up front, especially if you weren’t expecting it. So, is there such a thing as pay ...
6 Smart Ways of Paying for a Funeral
With funeral costs inching higher each year, it’s no wonder that some of us struggle to pay for a service. When someone dies unexpectedly, the fees can come as a nasty shock. Luckily, there are several ways of paying for a funeral if you don’t ...
How Much Does a Funeral Cost in the UK?
How much does a funeral cost in the UK – and is there a way to manage costs when you're on a tight budget? Not to worry. Here you’ll find a breakdown of ...
What is a ‘Pauper's’ Funeral? A Guide to Public Health Funerals in the UK
‘Pauper’s funeral’ is a pretty grim term for what can be a respectful send-off for someone who dies without anyone to pay for their funeral. Here we’ll cover how these public health funerals work, what ...
What is the Bereavement Support Payment?
If your spouse or civil partner has died, you may be able to get a grant from the government called the Bereavement Support Payment. This can help to ease some of the financial strain that comes with the loss ...
Who Pays for a Funeral if There is No Money?
Sometimes, funeral costs can take you by surprise. Perhaps the death itself was unexpected, or prices are higher than you originally thought. If there simply ...
How to Get Help with Funeral Costs
Funerals can be very expensive. While it’s possible to keep costs down  - read our article on
Most Popular Pre-Paid Funeral Plans in the UK
There are many funeral plan providers out there, all with different terms and confusing jargon. To help you find the best one for you, we’ve taken a look at the 10 most popular pre-paid funeral plans in the UK, who provides them and how they ...
The Government's Funeral Payment Scheme
If you’ve experienced the loss of a loved one and are on a low income, it might be possible to receive financial assistance in the form of a Funeral Payment. A Funeral Payment can help cover some of the costs associated with a funeral and does not ...
What Happens When I Can’t Afford to Pay for a Funeral?
Bereavement can be a devastating experience that leaves you exposed to emotional turmoil and financial strain. Fortunately, if you find yourself in a position where you can’t afford to pay for a funeral, ...
Is a Funeral Plan a Good Idea?
For those that wish to plan ahead, paying into a funeral plan can be an excellent means of ensuring you’re financially prepared for the costs associated with burial, cremation and memorial services. ...
The Beyond Open Funeral Plan Explained
With funeral costs rising year on year, and well above the rate of inflation, it’s no surprise that funeral plans are becoming more and more popular. Unfortunately, there's ...
Funeral Finance Explained
Beyond is the only nationwide provider of funeral finance, which allows you to pay for a funeral in monthly instalments. This can be a good way to spread the ...
How to Reduce Funeral Costs
Funerals can cost far more than people expect and it’s not uncommon for relatives of the deceased to pay out more than £8,000 for a suitable send-off. With many factors to consider, such as burial fees, ...
What’s the Difference Between a Traditional and a Simple Funeral?
You might have seen that your chosen funeral director offers both traditional funerals and simple funerals, depending on your budget. But what do these terms mean, and what’s the real difference between the ...
What is a Pre-Paid Funeral Plan?
If you're looking for a way to make your own funeral arrangements in advance, a funeral plan might be the answer - and could even save you and your family money. But what is a pre-paid funeral plan, exactly, and are ...