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Funeral Celebrants And Funeral Officiants: Creating Personalized Ceremonies

When it comes to modern-day funerals and memorial services you have many options. In fact, you can design exactly the ceremony you or your loved one wants. The trouble is, the process of creating such an important celebration of someone’s life can be overwhelming–especially if you are planning the ceremony while you are grieving. To […]


Home Funerals and Burials

For most of history we have cared for our dead at home. The deceased were memorialized in the family parlor and buried in the family graveyard. Even though embalming had been practiced as far back as ancient times, it was not widely accepted in the United States at the time. The process from death to […]


Green Funeral Products

One of the smartest things business owners can do today is look for ways to incorporate green practices in every possible aspect of operations. It can save businesses money when it comes to operating costs, but it can also help attract a growing number of potential clients who are insisting that the companies they patronize […]


Funeral Homes & Funeral Directors

Funeral homes, or mortuaries, have the staff, facilities, and equipment necessary to help the family care for the body and commemorate the life of the deceased. Funeral homes are licensed by the state where they do business and are generally regulated by some type of State regulatory organization or board. They are also subject to […]


The Funeral Program

A funeral program is a small brochure that usually contains a tribute to the deceased and details of what will take place during the funeral or memorial service. You may also hear it referred to it as an “Order of Service,” or a Memorial Folder. A funeral program is not required, but most people like […]


Buying Funeral and Memorial Products

Without a doubt, buying funeral products can be the most challenging aspect of planning a funeral. Not only do you need to decide what products you need, but you have to determine the best way to buy them. You want to shop wisely but you also want to choose products that will appropriately honor your […]


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 […]


Funeral Loans

At some point, you may find yourself faced with the prospect of paying for a loved one’s funeral when there are no funds set aside for this purpose. One financial tool that you may be evaluating is a funeral loan. What is a funeral loan? A funeral loan is a personal loan that is used […]


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