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  Guest post by Kateyanne Unullisi  I love dogs. God I love dogs. And now it’s nearly time for a dog I love to die. Nina, my daughter’s dog. The Golden Retriever puppy she got when newlywed in 2001 is now 13-years-old; and though lumpy and halt, she is ever
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  Beau Nash obelisk, Bath Weekends? Ha! We don’t believe in them here at the GFG-Batesville Shard. Probably you don’t, either. Because, like you, I know that the number one regret of the dying is: I wish I had worked harder. So on Sunday, noticing my bank manager had nodded
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  Of all the products dreamt up in the secret, black and midnight minds of financial services sorcerers, the pay-now-die-later funeral plan must rank as one of the rankest. It stinks. It’s idiotic.  A funeral plan purports to benefit consumers by enabling them to buy tomorrow’s funeral at today’s prices
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  We are pleased to advertise this upcoming seminar held by Colin Moore, a good friend of the GFG: End of Life Planning Seminar  This seminar shows you how to create different funeral ceremonies through powerpoint and exercises. You will learn about the many funeral choices available and how to
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  There’s an unsparing piece in The Times, 11 November, on financial products associated with funeral planning: Hundreds of thousands of the poorest pensioners are losing thousands of pounds by buying into poor-value funeral planning products offered by some of the most trusted high street names. Funeral benefit plans offered
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  Posted by Colin Moore   One of the toughest challenges anyone can face in their lifetime is losing a loved one and then having to guess what kind of funeral and memorial service they would have wanted, also to try to locate important documents and find the answers to key
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  Posted by Vale You’d be forgiven for thinking that Oliver Twist is in a workhouse somewhere asking for more. It seems extraordinary in 2012 that there are headlines like this in the Daily Telegraph this week, followed by the stark (and slightly ludicrous) quote from Kate Woodthorpe of the
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  Posted by Charles   Money’s fallen on hard times. It’s not breeding like rabbits any more. What’s bad news for savings has got to be bad news for funeral plans too.  Pay now, die later was never going to be a good way to go for the funeral trade
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    Posted by Charles   Philip Gould, one of the architects and strategists of  New Labour, died of cancer at the end of last year. Before he died he bought himself a grave at Highgate cemetery. The photo above shows him standing beside it.  Below is an extract from
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According to Co-operative Funeralcare, which takes care of a quarter of all UK funerals, sales of its Gold where to buy cialis online yahoo plan rose by 34% last year, while those of personalised, tailor made plans rose by 16%. More here