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Many of us ring in the New Year by making some resolutions.

While your friends resolve to make this year the one in which they finally lose weight, get fit and ditch junk food, why not do yourself and your loved ones a favour and get your affairs in order?

As one of the few certainties in life, death must be addressed ahead of time so that arrangements can be made in advance. However, if you do fail to plan ahead, the burden -- both financially and in terms of actually making the funeral arrangements -- will fall to your loved ones.

When you think about all the things in your life that are important to you, it makes sense to protect them for the people you care about.  You'll want to leave behind more than happy memories -- there's your home, your savings and your personal belongings to consider, too.

By planning ahead now, you can decide exactly who gets what -- and what you want to happen when the time comes. And what's more, the whole process is certainly easier than slogging it out at the gym.

As the UK's leading provider of pre-paid funeral plans, Golden Charter works on behalf of more than 3,300 independent funeral directors throughout the UK -- more than any other funeral plan provider -- and the company is owned by an association of independent funeral directors.

In addition to pre-paid funeral plans, we also offer a range of later life planning legal services, designed to help you take control, protect your assets and plan ahead in the way that's right for you.

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Golden Charter has one of the largest networks of independent funeral directors in the UK. Many are long-standing, family-run businesses and all provide a compassionate and professional service.

Find out more about how you can plan for your funeral with one of the funeral directors in our network.