Funeral Cover

When should you review your insurance policies?

If one thing is for certain; it’s change. Our lives are constantly changing and growing as we manoeuvre our way through life’s peaks and troughs, and there are certain milestones many people will celebrate within their lifetime.

How to Talk about Death with your Children

Death can be hard concept to comprehend. It’s one of the most binary parts of life. Like the flick of a switch; on then off. As adults death is usually an unwelcome subject to discuss; no one really likes to think or talk about the end of their lives.

The Five Stages of Grief

If you’ve ever lost a loved one, then you’ve probably heard about the five stages of grief. These five stages are universal and are experienced by people of all backgrounds and from all walks of life. While the grieving may not go through the stages of grief in the same order, they will experience all of them. Understanding these five stages of grief can help you heal through the mourning process.

Making a Will 101: Everything You Need to Know

There are so many great reasons to write a will – and yet so many of us haven’t gotten around to doing it. We all know that life is short and unpredictable, so what are we waiting for?

4 Funeral Insurance Terms You Need to Know

None of us like to ponder on our own mortality. Preparing yourself is one thing, but making sure your family goes through the grieving process properly is something entirely different.

Nominating a beneficiary for your funeral cover policy

The costs of arranging a funeral following the death of a friend or family member are twofold: financial cost and emotional cost. Funerals often have hidden expenses, and the thought of leaving your family caught out in what’s already a time of heartache, can be too much to bear.

MEDIA RELEASE: FUNERAL COSTS DON'T HAVE TO BE A BURDEN

Recent media coverage has brought to light a rise in the number of families unable to cover the cost of burying a loved one, with the cost of an average funeral between $7-10,000.

Covering the cost of having a funeral

You may have read the recent article on Stuff.co.nz about families forgoing funerals to cut costs. Many families are finding it difficult to cover unexpected funeral costs which are said to range from $8,000 to $11,000. While grants were available for low-income families of up to $2,000, it simply wasn’t enough to cover even the most standard funeral.

4 Very different funeral customs from around the world

All around the world, different countries and cultures celebrate the passing of their loved ones life with extraordinary rituals. Take a look at a few funeral celebrations from all over the globe.

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