Funeral Products Guide

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From cemetery services to funeral merchandise, there are many choices when it comes to buying funeral products. Frankly, the process can be a bit overwhelming. Our Word to the Wise Guide to Funeral Products and Services will help you make sense of all the purchase decisions that come with planning a funeral. This concise guide […]


“This Is Us” gives the funeral we all deserve

Written By: Molly Gorny Think back to the last funeral you saw on a TV show. If you remember one at all, what probably comes to mind is lots of dark clothing and long faces. With a few notable exceptions (think Mary Tyler Moore and the Chuckles the Clown funeral), small screen funerals are somber […]


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Who are the Funeralwise Wise Guys?

Funeralwise is led by a team of seasoned business pros who have many years of combined experience with funeral home and cemetery operations, as well as in-depth experience in other service industries. Richard Paskin, Co-Founder and Managing Partner “The Accidental Funeralwise Guy” I’m the co-founder and Managing Partner of Funeralwise. That did not come about […]


What should I Know about Funeral Providers?

Funeral Directors Do I need to hire a Funeral Director? In the simpler times of early America, families were accustomed to handling funeral arrangements themselves or with the help of friends. It was a rural society and a “do-it-yourself” approach was a necessity. Even then, it was a difficult undertaking resulting in the emergence of […]


10 Reasons NOT to Plan Your Funeral

Did you read that right? Yes, you did. We want you to really think about why you shouldn’t plan your funeral in advance. Chances are, you will change your mind. Don’t like slide shows? Here’s the full “10 Reasons NOT to Plan Your Funeral” list. 1. You don’t plan to die. Good luck with that […]


Using Crowdfunding for Funerals and Memorials

Until you experience the death of someone close to you, it’s hard to understand just how expensive dying can be. According to most estimates, the average cost of a funeral today is somewhere between $7,000 and $10,000. That’s the average cost. Depending on the burial options you choose, you may end up spending less or […]


Spiritual and Inspirational Songs for a Funeral Service

Christian Selections for Funeral Music Note: When available, links are provided to listen to and download digital versions of suggested songs (in MP3 format) from Amazon.com. The typical price per download is 89&#162 to 99&#162. Certain religious songs have become standards at Christian funerals.


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