Helping Someone Grieve the Death of a Child

Doing and Saying Just the Right Things When Parents Lose a Child of Any Age Parents usually take for granted that their children will outlive them. When a child dies, parents suffer a unique loss. Here are some things you can do to support a parent through this difficult experience. When parents lose a child…


Funeral Floral Arrangements: Symbolism and the Language of Flowers

In times of loss, words can be inadequate to express the depth of our emotions. That’s why we often turn to flowers to convey messages of solace, empathy, and remembrance. With that in mind, it is important to consider the symbolism associated with flowers when selecting funeral floral arrangements. The following is a brief overview […]


Funeral Director or Celebrant

Fall 2023 Funeral Celebrant or Funeral Director: Which do you need? As funeral celebrants have become more popular, many people are left wondering why they need a funeral director if they have a celebrant and vice versa. The answer is simple… it depends. Think about a traditional funeral where the funeral director handles details such as […]


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 […]


FAQ: About Funeral Costs

It’s not surprising that consumers have a lot of questions when it comes to funeral costs. To help you answer these questions, we’ve prepared the following Frequently Asked Questions. If you’d like more information on funeral costs or a page where your clients can get more information on costs, visit our Funeral Costs pages. How much […]


FAQ: About Funeral Insurance

The following Frequently Asked Questions were designed to reply to the funeral insurance questions we get from consumers most often. We’re sure you also hear similar questions when you are working with clients. In fact, you may even be wondering what the answers are to some of these. If you’d like more information on the […]


Cremation Urns: How to Choose a Cremation Urn

If you have just started your search for a cremation urn, then you may be surprised by the wide variety of options available. There are truly urns for every taste and budget, from simple wooden boxes to hand-polished marble. The wide variety of selections can be overwhelming, especially if you are deciding at a difficult […]


Funeral Costs: Frequently Asked Questions

When it comes to understanding average funeral costs, there is a lot to learn. In fact, it can actually be overwhelming. That’s why we’ve created our Funeral Costs: Frequently Asked Questions page. We’ve tackled some of the questions we hear most often and hope this page will help you understand more about what to expect […]


Funeral Insurance Frequently Asked Questions

Our Funeral Insurance Frequently Asked Questions will give you quick answers to the questions we hear most often. If you have a question that doesn’t appear below, please don’t hesitate to let us know. We also encourage you to visit our Funeral Insurance page. This page offers a comprehensive discussion of options and tips on […]


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