Paying for a Funeral

Learning How to Pay for a Funeral

It is never easy when someone close to you dies. In the best of cases, there is money set aside to cover the cost of burial and funeral. Unfortunately, it doesn’t always work out that way and it can mean looking for how to pay for a funeral. Today’s average funeral costs more than $8,500 […]


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 […]


We Still Need Funerals

Where Are Funerals When You Need Them? Funerals in the time of COVID Part 2 If you are like most of us, you are tired of talking about the pandemic, tired of staying home, and tired of worrying about whether you or a loved one has the virus. Unfortunately, for those who have lost someone […]


Preplanning Your Funeral

Regardless of your age or financial situation, it’s smart to preplan your funeral. That way, your family will know exactly what you want when the time comes. Even better, you get to make your own decisions about the type of funeral you want. As an added benefit, when you preplan your funeral you can better control the […]


How to Pay For A Funeral When There Isn’t Any Money

It is never easy when someone close to you dies. If you are left to make the arrangements it can be even harder. In the best of cases, there is money set aside to cover the cost of burial and funeral. Unfortunately, it doesn’t always work out that way. According to the most recent survey […]


Paying for a Funeral FAQs

Deciding how to pay for a funeral can be a challenge. This is especially true if the death was unexpected or the deceased made no arrangements in advance. The best way by far to make sure that the resources you need when the time comes are there is to plan in advance. Of course, this […]


Cost of Cremation – Understanding the Prices

Asking how much cremation costs sounds like a straight forward question. Unfortunately, it’s not as simple as it sounds. The actual price of a cremation will depend on where you live and what type of services you choose. Even within your local area, prices can vary widely depending on the provider you select. For example, […]


Yes, planning a funeral really is just like planning a wedding.

Can you imagine having a big wedding without doing all the planning? As good as that might sound since you’d be skipping the stress, most of us would never even consider it. With all the details–from choosing the venue to selecting the food–it’s just not practical. So if you can’t imagine having that storybook wedding […]


Claiming Death Benefits

In addition to life insurance policies, death benefits may be available from a variety of sources. Funeral Directors can help gather the information needed to apply for the applicable death benefits. In most cases, you’ll need a copy of the Death Certificate to file for benefits.   Following are common sources of benefits and assistance: […]



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