Making Funeral arrangements at the time of loss is extremely difficult for those left behind. You will be able to make choices that are meaningful to both you and your family, and you will gain peace of mind knowing your family and friends will be relieved of the emotional and financial burden often associated with making arrangements when a death occurs. It gives them a guideline to follow regarding your wishes. It's a practical decision as well because it eliminates over-spending and freezes funeral prices. By prearranging your funeral and cemetery arrangements, you benefit by purchasing at today's prices, free from inflationary pressures in the future.

There are two funeral prearrangement options which help to make a difficult time easier for your loved ones left behind:

  • Prepaid fund of your choice for merchandise and services
  • FREE written record of your wishes keep on file at the funeral home

Contact our funeral home, set up an appointment to discuss your prearrangement needs at your convenience. The provided information will assist us to better understand your needs and wishes. Provide a copy of your information to your next of kin who will be in charge of your funeral arrangements.

What happens to your money?

100% of your money is mailed to The New Jersey Prepaid Funeral Trust Fund "Choices" that meets all Federal and State consumer protection preneed laws. The Fund is managed in cooperation with one of New Jersey's largest banking institutions.

What are the benefits of Prepaid Funeral Trust Fund?
Pre-planning is one of the most thoughtful things you can do for your family. When you prearrange your funeral you ensure that the funeral reflects your wishes and that there is sufficient money not to burden your family at the time of death. You will relieve them from making important decisions or face financial concerns at this very stressful time.

NJ Prepaid Funeral Trust highlights:

  • Your account is totally refundable with interest and with no penalty
  • Your account earns interest from day of deposit
  • You can access your account online 24/7
  • Has no age limit
  • Ask no health questions
  • Your account is transferable, 100% trusted and insured by FDIC (The Trust Fund receives a 1% management fee annually for administration of your account
  • Accepts flexible payments with a minimum initial payment of $500
  • Provides yearly tax statement and summary of principal amount and earned interest.
  • Trust fund is available for SSI, Medicaid and General Assistance applicants but by law SSI/Medicaid or General Assistance are not refundable.

What do I need to do?

  • You can call a Funeral home and discuss your desires.
  • You can visit a funeral home and select the specific services and merchandise such as type of ceremony, viewing options, clothing, caskets or place of committal. We will provide you with an itemized statement listing your choices and charges, along with your trust fund agreement.
  • When your arrangement is finalized, write the check directly payable to NJPTF for the cost of the funeral. You may pay in full or select the payment plan.

How does NJ Prepaid Funeral Trust Fund work?

Your money is placed in an FDIC insured account in your name and it is completely refundable except SSI/Medicaid money. To earn the best possible interest, your money is placed with other accounts to earn higher interest over time to offset the cost of inflation. Your New Jersey Prepaid Funeral Trust Fund account becomes immediately payable.

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