Paying for a Funeral

Learning How to Pay for a Funeral

It is never easy when someone close to you dies. In the best of cases, there is money set aside to cover the cost of burial and funeral. Unfortunately, it doesn’t always work out that way and it can mean looking for how to pay for a funeral. Today’s average funeral costs more than $8,500 […]


How to Pay For A Funeral When There Isn’t Any Money

It is never easy when someone close to you dies. It can be even harder if you are left to make the arrangements. Even harder still if there is no money to pay for a funeral. In the best of cases, there is money set aside to cover the cost of burial and funeral. Unfortunately, […]


Paying for a Funeral FAQs

Deciding how to pay for a funeral can be a challenge. This is especially true if the death was unexpected or the deceased made no arrangements in advance. The best way by far to make sure that the resources you need when the time comes are there is to plan in advance. Of course, this […]


Paying for a Funeral

Deciding how to pay for a funeral can be difficult. Funerals are expensive, and there are many decisions to make. To make matters worse, it may be a very emotional time for you and your family. In the best of worlds, there is money set aside for this specific purpose. Even if there are funds […]


Planning a Funeral Ahead of Time and Prepaying

Why should I plan my funeral ahead of time? Funeral arrangements will be a consideration for us all at some point in time and there are advantages to making them in advance. Funeral planning in advance: Puts you in control of your arrangements and ensures your wishes will be known. Provides social, psychological and emotional […]


Funeral Trusts and Payable on Death Accounts

A trust is a good way to set aside money for your funeral costs. A Funeral Trust is created in connection with a contract for pre-arrangements with a funeral home or cemetery. That is when you are contracting in advance for funeral or burial services. Whereas a Payable on Death Account (POD) is one you […]


Funeral Insurance Quote

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Funeralwise For Agents FAQ

If you’ve recently joined the Funeralwise for Agents Program or are considering joining, you may have a few questions about the program. We’ve gathered the questions we hear most often, along with the answers. If you have a question that isn’t covered below, just let us know by emailing agency@funeralwise.com.


NFDA CPC for Funeralwise

The Final Expense Planning Specialist Association (FEPSA) sponsors live discounted training to obtain the Certified Preplanning Consultant (CPC) designation. Please read this page in its entirety before submitting your application for the self-study course. To download a copy of the application, click the link at the bottom of the page. The CPC Program is accredited […]


Funeral Director or Funeral Celebrant: Do you need both?

Most of us know what wedding officiants do. They work with couples to design the perfect wedding ceremony and then conduct the proceedings. But did you know there are also funeral officiants—professionals who are trained to help plan and conduct funeral ceremonies? These experts are called Funeral Celebrants. What does a Funeral Celebrant do? Funeral […]


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