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  • Keywords
    • funerals,
    • life insurance,
    • mortality,
    • personal finance,
    • wills,
    • death,
    • estate planning

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Do Not Ignore Your Mortality
Practical Advice From a Funeral & Financial Insider
by Greg Barnsdale

You will be hard pressed to find another book like this one. Greg has delicately pulled together a gripping message that so many adults need to hear. Only about half the adult population of Canada and the U.S. have a current and valid will. The fallout is immeasurable, wide and deep. The statistics are not improving much either. Some people don’t know where to start, while others have family members who refuse to discuss it. Greg’s well-rounded experience will help you better understand the important end of life issues, and inspire you to get your affairs in order. His unique style will entertain you. This book could change your life, in more ways than one.

"Greg’s message is very worthy of your attention. It is well written and contains valuable information which will help you, to help those you care about most. – Karen Huestis. President, Canadian Snowbird Association" "I have yet to meet anyone who has the experience or passion that Greg has, for estate planning. His book and overall message are well thought out and will be of interest to many people. Keep up the great work Greg." —Louise Doyle, Author / Business Coach; Innisfil ON “This book is an invaluable reality check in these turbulent times as emotional reactions take hold worldwide. I strongly recommend you read, absorb, and take action with the recommendations. Greg’s book is recommended reading during good times and required reading today. Take effective action with all the facts.” —Doug Tardif, Author / Producer / Business Coach; Saint Francois de Madawaska NB “A well-written book which explains the typical process of will planning, as I have done for many years with my clients”. —Timothy Pusztai B.A., M.A., LL.B. Barrister & Solicitor / Foster Law Office; Mississauga ON "As a keynote speaker myself many times, I appreciate the value of a good inspiring message that can make a positive difference in the lives of others. Greg's message is important, timely and sensitive". —Jim Reger, Author / Speaker / Consultant; Victoria BC "I have known Greg for over 30 years, and I can attest to his passion for helping others. During my career as a police officer and part-time funeral director assistant, I've often heard people say 'if' they die. The reality is everyone dies. I have witnessed many situations involving death. Greg's book is a well-written, valuable tool that attentively outlines important issues which need to be proactively addressed." —Mike LaChance, Retired Police Officer; Ontario Provincial Police "Greg's book is easy to read, thought-provoking and direct. As a seasoned financial planner who has known this author for many years, I can attest to his passion for end-of-life planning and his professionalism. Nice work Greg." —Brian A. McMillan, CLU, CFP, CH.F.C. EPC, DFP, Life Transition Financial Advisor / Elder Planning Counsellor / Dementia Friendly Financial Professional; Collingwood ON

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Greg is an unusual undertaker. Despite having embalmed hundreds of people during his career, he often gets queasy when giving blood. The Canadian Red Cross has banned him. He is not to come back, ever. Having plenty of experience as a last responder and an end-of-life advisor, he has grown very frustrated with what he’s witnessed. Far too many people feel ‘it won’t happen to me’ and they just don’t want to talk about it. This widespread avoidance he’s found over a 30-year career, compelled him to write this book and share an increasingly important message. Being open to our mortality and properly planning in advance for what we want to happen, has so many advantages. As a seasoned advocate for the ‘death awareness movement’ Greg has a compelling message - plan while you can! Doing so can reduce the stress of aging, enhance relationships, save money and make it so much easier for those you love. He is on a mission to inspire and educate a lot of people (with a little humour) so their ultimate exit will be much less difficult - on everyone.


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