Funeral Costs

Are You Part of the 50%?

FUNERALS BY THE NUMBERS The Cremation Association of North America (CANA) recently confirmed what many in the industry suspected, more than half of Americans now opt for cremation. The NFDA, which also tracks funeral industry statistics, estimates that by 2025 this number will be more than 60%. Rising funeral prices for in-ground burial are a […]


Have You Seen the All-New Digital Dying?

The all-new Digital Dying offers a fresh take on the trends and issues that are shaping the funeral industry. If you haven’t looked at our blog, Digital Dying, in awhile you are in for a treat. It’s got an all-new look and a fresh focus. We’ll still bring you our unique perspective on funeral customs […]


Grief And The Holidays

Most of us look forward to the sights, sounds, and celebrations of the holiday season. For those who have suffered a loss, however, this time of year presents many challenges, not the least of which is how to make the difficult journey through grief when it seems all those around us are filled with joy. […]


The Best is Yet to Come

From time-to-time, we like to step back and take stock of where we came from, where we are, and where we’re headed. Little did we know when we started back in 2000 as a simple website, that today we’d be the leader in providing funeral-related information. Our website has served over 17 million users and […]


We are Thankful for You

As November comes to a close, we’d like to express our heartfelt thanks to the members of the Funeralwise community for their support and continuing interest. We wish you all the best for the upcoming holiday season and send our heartfelt best wishes for the coming new year.  SYMPATHY GIFTS When someone experiences a loss […]


Get Ready for Spring

For many of us, it seems like Spring will never get here. Luckily, it’s right around the corner. With that in mind, this edition of the Word to the Wise Newsletter features information to help you spruce up after a long winter. Whether it’s dusting off your funeral plan or clearing out items you no […]


GOODBYE FOR NOW. WE’LL CELEBRATE LATER.

Funerals in the Time of COVID Part One Since the first case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was reported in Washington State in January of 2020, our lives have changed at light speed. As it turns out, so have our deaths.  Funeral services have ground to a halt and the way we honor the lives […]


Poems for Loss of a Pet

As long as there has been recorded writing, there has been poetry. The best and most popular poets have a gift for putting what we are feeling to words. the appeal of poetry is universal and has long been used as a way to express our feelings and offer comfort in difficult times. When we […]


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