Top Ten Reasons to Plan Your Memorial at Polchinski Memorials Today
Today, more than ever, people understand the wisdom of planning ahead by taking out insurance policies, setting aside savings, and making a will. Advance planning for a memorial is no different. In each case, it’s the wisdom of planning now to make sure the future won’t be so uncertain.
More and more people are making their memorial choices a part of their estate planning process. There are countless good reasons for doing so; here are ten we at Polchinski Memorials feel are especially important.
1. A MEMORIAL SHOULD BE A JOINT DECISION
You’ve shared your lives together. You have made important choices together. Since a memorial is the most enduring thing you will ever purchase, it should be a joint decision, too. Planning your memorial together is the best way to do it, without question. Yet all too often, couples and families put it off… “We have talked about planning together but we just never got around to it” – these are words our Rock of Ages retailers hear time and again from surviving spouses and other family members. And let’s be frank – planning your monument together is much more enjoyable than going it alone.
2. IT COMPLETES YOUR ESTATE PLANNING
Most people realize the importance of estate planning. What fewer realize is that estate planning isn’t complete without memorial planning. As a result, those surviving are often left with the burden of choosing and paying for a memorial. By planning your memorial now, you can avoid this difficult situation and ensure that your memorial will be handled and created from the finest quality stone available on earth.
3. YOUR CHOICES NOW WILL REFLECT YOUR WISHES
Your choice of a home, car, or vacation spot reflects your personal preferences, your tastes and wishes. Why let others select your memorial? Your authorized Rock of Ages retailer will work with you to personalize your family memorial so that it tells a story in stone-one that reflects your life, your interests, your beliefs and your accomplishments.
4. YOUR FAMILY WON’T BE LEFT GUESSING
It is both unwise and unfair to burden your heirs with the task of choosing your memorial. They can only guess at your wishes. A modest amount of forethought on your part can prevent the tragic possibility of family disputes and delays by making clear to everyone what your wishes are.
5. YOUR INSURANCE WILL FULLFILL ITS INTENDED PURPOSE
If you purchase a memorial now and pay for it out of income, the cost will hardly be noticed. And you’ll have the security of knowing that your estate, savings and insurance funds can all go toward their intended purpose: providing for those you love most.
6. YOUR DECISION WON’T HAVE TO BE MADE AT AN EMOTIONAL TIME
At times of grief and loss, it can be very difficult to make important decisions. Why place even more stress on your family? Not only may they find it difficult to think clearly about your wishes, but they may overlook such issues as quality and craftsmanship and the soundness of a strong guarantee. By working with the memorial specialists at Rock of Ages now, you’ll be assured of the finest granite and workmanship all backed by the strongest guarantee possible the Rock of Ages Full Perpetual Warranty.
7. YOUR MEMORIALIZATION WILL BE ASSURED
No one can predict the future. Financial troubles can delay memorial purchases by families, sometimes indefinitely. Disagreements can have the same effect. Pre-purchase is your protection against these uncertainties and guarantee that memorialization will in fact happen as you want it.
8. PEACE OF MIND
As a Rock of Ages dealer, we offer timeless memorials backed by the industry’s strongest guarantee. Our commitment extends to a lifetime promise, covering the replacement of any granite part if it proves defective due to our granite or craftsmanship, ensuring peace of mind for you, your heirs, and the memorial’s place in the cemetery, even in the event your family passes away. To secure this pledge indefinitely, Rock of Ages maintains a substantial independent trust fund – no other company can offer this. Choose Rock of Ages for enduring, quality memorials that honor your loved ones.
9. A GENUINE ROCK OF AGES MEMORIAL IS EASIER TO AFFORD NOW
Your Rock of Ages Authorized Retailer can offer you a payment plan designed to make America’s finest memorials easier than ever to purchase in advance. Buy now and you’ll be able to spread the cost over several years. You’ll be able to personalize your own memorial and you’ll receive the guaranteed quality that only Rock of Ages offers. Your memorial can easily be moved if you relocate to a new home later in life. And the price you pay will be today’s price-guaranteed not to increase.
10. YOUR AUTHORIZED ROCK OF AGES DEALER CAN HELP YOU COMPLETE YOUR MEMORIAL PLANS
Is this the right time to arrange for your memorial? Only you can answer that. But now that you understand the many reasons for acting today, why put it off? Call today and we’ll help you gain peace of mind, make the decisions you want, and make sure your memorial fits easily within your budget.
When you decide you’re ready, you’ll have help you can trust from an experienced memorial counselor at your authorized Rock of Ages retailer. We are experts in memorial design and in other matters such as cemetery regulations. And unlike anyone else, only an authorized Rock of Ages retailer can offer you the unmatched assurance of Rock of Ages quality and craftsmanship.