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Should we teach “Death-Ed”in schools like we teach “Sex-Ed”?

Good article: Death Education is a Lot Like Sex Education by Gail Rubin February 19th, 2017 Fans of The Doyenne of Death know that my motto is “Just as talking about sex won’t make you pregnant, talking about funerals won’t

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“Hope I die before I get old!”

  “Hope I die before I get old!” sang Roger Daltrey of the Who in the song “My Generation”. But he didn’t die. He turned seventy-three in 2016. And I’m sure he was glad to get there. Even if he

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Plan for your family’s security in any circumstance

Investment planning? Make sure you protect your assets after your eventual death.

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25 Ways to Live Forever

Sadly, for those seeking everlasting life, this is only a digital solution. Nevertheless, it is increasingly important to sort out your digital legacy – including online banking, investments, utility accounts, subscription sites, email and social media passwords etc.. The list

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Worried about your Mum?

  One in three women and one in five men will face Alzheimer’s or some other form of dementia, according to published UK research data.   For some, the news will come tragically young – for others, a creeping awareness

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Think your daughter-in-law is a pirate?

“We don’t trust our daughter-in-law. We think she’s with our son for his money and his inheritance.” Sadly, this is not an uncommon problem. On the positive side, if you’re worried about your son’s future inheritance, it’s an easy problem

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Blog: Inheriting a bag of cash!

Well, we’re sorry to hear that your grandfather died, but as for the inheritance, that’s a nice problem to have! A surprising number of people prefer to keep cash rather than use banks and building societies. The risk is, of

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Blog: Did you see ‘Funerals: A Costly Undertaking?’ on ITV last night?

Image: Funerals: A Costly Undertaking? Image Credit: ITV /Tonight A shocking exposé of the UK funeral industry. Key facts: Prices are doubling every 10 years Funeral debt in the UK has increased to £147 million – many families go into substantial debt to

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Have YOU protected your children?

Got kids? You really, really, REALLY need a Will! If the worst happens, your Will makes sure that your children are not taken into care while a court tries to sort out who should look after them. Your Will decides

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WISDOM COMES WITH AGE?

Be wise! Is it time for you to organise Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) for yourself (or for your parents)? Anyone over 60 should have Lasting Powers of Attorney – we’ll help! Growing old can bring many problems. Dementia in

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