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. If you are left to make the arrangements it can be even harder. 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. According to the most recent survey […]


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 […]


Getting State Assistance for Funeral or Burial

Many states have programs to help those who cannot afford a funeral or burial. Levels of state assistance for funerals or burials vary. In most states, you must apply at the county or municipal level. When applying for aid through the state, county, or local township, you should be mindful of your status regarding Federal […]


Prepaid Cremation Cost and Payment Plans

Prepaid cremation plans allow you to pay for cremation before you need it. In addition to the actual cremation, you can pay in advance for other elements, such as a memorial service or celebration of life. Prepaid plans are available for the full range of cremation services. Plans range from simple direct cremation (no service, […]


Retirement Plan vs Funeral PLan

August 2021 RETIREMENT PLAN VERSUS FUNERAL PLAN Are you taking the right approach to funeral planning? For most of us, planning for retirement is an ongoing process. We start early in our careers, tweaking and refining as we go. As life events call for it, we modify the plan. Crucial to any retirement plan is […]


Personalized Funeral Preplanning

The Wise Protection Plan from Funeralwise At Funeralwise, we recognize the importance of planning ahead. That’s true for all phases of life–whether you are starting to build your family, embarking on a career journey, or getting ready for retirement. Many people don’t realize that planning ahead for death is just as important as planning ahead […]


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