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The soaring cost of dying

Posted in: Family Last updated: 04 Jul 2014

In spite of low mortality rates, funeral costs are sky-high and have steadily increased over recent years. It is becoming increasingly important for people to have protection in place if they want to shield family members from having to foot a hefty funeral bill. However, high numbers of people are uninsured and have little savings in place to fork out the costs. Below is an infographic revealing some key statistics behind the cost of dying.

The soaring cost of dying

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