Funeral Insurance Finder and Instant Quote

You want to protect your family from the high costs of funeral expenses, but how? Funeral insurance is a good option. However, shopping for funeral insurance (also known as burial insurance and final expense insurance) can be difficult. There are many choices, and it’s not easy to know how to choose. We can help. We […]


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Funeralwise.com Announces the 2016 Capture Memorial Day Photo Contest Winners

Chicago, IL–June 29, 2016: A photo of a service person participating in the annual Flags-In ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery was chosen as the Grand Prize Winner of the Funeralwise.com 2016 Capture Memorial Day Photo Contest. The photo, “Flags-In, Memorial Day,” submitted by Amber Knickman of Morrisville, PA, was by far the fan favorite and […]


Funeral Food

When you think of food for a funeral reception, what comes to mind depends on where you live, your culture, and your family traditions. Southerners often turn to hearty casseroles. Those in the northeast may want meatballs or Italian fare on the table. In the Midwest chances are you’ll spot a plate of egg salad […]


The Funeral Reception

It is customary (but not required) to hold a reception following a funeral or memorial service. This gathering offers friends and family the opportunity to meet in an informal environment. The after-funeral reception gives mourners the chance to support each other, share stories and memories, and continue to celebrate the life of someone they cared […]


Funeral Celebrants and Funeralwise.com

Shared Mission: Celebrating Lives We share a common goal with Funeral Celebrants – to help families celebrate a life. Funeralwise.com is rich with information, advice and tools to guide those who are attending, arranging, or preplanning funeral services. Similarly, Celebrants help families create individualized funeral and memorial services that reflect the personality and lifestyle of […]


How To Personalize a Funeral or Memorial Service

Memorial services and funerals serve a number of purposes. They give us the chance to say goodbye and offer an opportunity for friends and family to gather together to start the journey through the grieving process. In the end, the key reason most of us go to the time and expense of holding a funeral […]


Elements of a Funeral or Memorial Service

A funeral or memorial service is a reflection of your cultural, spiritual, and religious beliefs. It also reflects the personality of the deceased and the loved ones who are planning the service. As such, every funeral is unique. However, some elements of a funeral are common to most memorial services and funerals. Whether or not […]


Home Funerals: Do-It-Yourself is on the rise.

There are a lot of things people don’t know about the funeral industry. That’s to be expected. Funerals can be hard talk about and frankly, most of us prefer to leave the details to the professionals. But these days, an increasing number of people are skipping the funeral home altogether and holding the funeral or […]


Request our Funeral Products Buying Guide

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 […]


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