Planning a kid's funeral: 5 things to know to help minimise the trauma of laying a child to rest

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Reduce the trauma related to burying a child by having a proper financial plan in place. A financial planner can help you get proper funeral cover for your kids.
Reduce the trauma related to burying a child by having a proper financial plan in place. A financial planner can help you get proper funeral cover for your kids.
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South Africans are more likely to take out funeral policies for their children than for their spouses, research shows.

But studies have also revealed that few people really understand how child cover works. Let’s take a look at five things to know about the ins and outs of these types of policies.

1) Who can you take out cover for?

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