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How to Beat the High Cost of a Funeral

How much does a funeral cost

Funerals are expensive! But just how much does a funeral cost?

Even a basic funeral can cost thousands of dollars. What’s the secret to beating the high cost of a funeral? Without a doubt, planning ahead is the best way to manage how much you spend on your funeral.

Waiting until the time of the funeral puts you at a great disadvantage. Actually, since you won’t be around, the disadvantage falls on your family or survivors. They could be facing a difficult financial situation if you have failed to plan ahead.

How Much Does a Funeral Cost?

There are many factors that go into determining the price of a funeral. Will there be a burial or a cremation? Will there be a traditional funeral service, a memorial or graveside service, or no services? According to the most recent price study by the National Funeral Directors Association, the average cost of a funeral is $9,135. That does not even include cemetery costs!

A One-of-a-Kind Plan for Covering Your Funeral Cost

How much you spend on your funeral is only part of the problem. How to pay for it is the ultimate challenge. Fortunately, we can help!

Let us know the type of funeral you are considering and one of our Preplanning Specialists will help you create a funeral plan according to your wishes. Even better, it will be a plan with built-in savings and a means of funding the plan.

There is no charge for consulting with a Preplanning Specialist. Our services are Free and there is No Obligation. Just complete the form below to get started.

Type of Service Estimated Cost Range
Cremation with a traditional funeral service
The casket is present and includes a visitation
$6,600 to $9,000
Cremation with a memorial or graveside service
The casket is not present and there is no visitation
$3,600 to $5,700
Cremation with no funeral or memorial service $2,100 to $2,800
Burial with a traditional funeral service
The casket is present and includes a visitation
$8,000 to $10,800
Burial with a memorial or graveside service
The casket is not present and there is no visitation
$6,400 to $9,500
Burial with no funeral or memorial service $4,300 to $5,900
Undecided at this time To be determined

Get the Peace of Mind of Having Your Affairs Are in Order

Planning your funeral in advance will ensure that your loved ones will not be left unprepared. Take advantage of this opportunity to get the expert assistance of a Preplanning Specialist for free. You’ll get:

  • Your own funeral plan including planning checklists, forms and tools.
  • Funeral cost savings that you won’t get on your own.
  • A program for covering your funeral costs.
  • And more… we’ll fill you in when we connect.

Don’t miss this opportunity!

Want to learn more? Check out our Funeral Cost Guide.

How Much Will Your Funeral Cost? Try Our QuickPlan to Find Out.