Get the Best Policy for Your Funeral Expenses

Finding a policy to cover the costs of your funeral is not easy. Even the terminology can be confusing. The policies are referred to as burial insurance, funeral insurance, and final expense insurance. How do you make sense of this and find the best policy? We can help! We can give you what every savvy […]


Funeralwise Funeral Assistance Program

The Funeralwise Funeral Assistance Program (FAP) provides members of participating organizations access to individualized funeral and memorial planning assistance. The Funeralwise FAP is a unique benefit that can help you provide your members with peace of mind when it comes to end-of-life planning. The Funeralwise FAP is designed to enhance the benefits offered by all […]


Getting Federal Help for Funerals

Getting Federal Assistance

Help with funeral expenses from the federal government is limited, but there are some programs which may be able to help you. Among these are: Social Security (800-772-1213 / www.ssa.gov) The Veterans Administration (855-574-7286 / www.vets.gov/burials-and-memorials/preneed) The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) (800-621-3362 / www.fema.gov/disaster-funeral-assistance/a>) National Center for Victims of Crime (202-467-8700 / victomsofcrime.org) More […]


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 […]


Funeral Topics A – Z

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Funeral Planning Advice from a Chatbot

March 2023 Artificial Intelligence and the Funeral Industry If you follow the news, you’ve likely seen many stories lately about artificial intelligence. From bots that write essays and create images to videos where you can’t tell real from imagined, AI is everywhere these days. AI has the potential to transform many industries, including the funeral […]


Prepaid Cremation Plans

September 2022 PREPAID CREMATION PLANSPrepaid 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–from simple direct cremation (no […]


Artificially Intelligent (AI) Funeral Planning

It’s a New Frontier in Artificial Intelligence A new generation of artificial intelligence (AI) is all the rage now. AI programs have been used for years, but the latest technological breakthrough is “generative” AI programs. These new AI programs, also known as chatbots, can respond to virtually any query. They can answer questions, hold a […]


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, […]


Talking About Your Funeral Plan

DOES YOUR FAMILY KNOW WHAT YOU WANT? You’ve probably heard us say that the best time to plan a funeral is before you need it. The same goes for talking about your funeral plan with your loved ones. It doesn’t do much good to have a plan in place if no one knows about it. […]


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