Paying for a Funeral

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 Insurance Finder and Instant Quote

You want to protect your family from the high costs of funeral expenses, but how? Funeral insurance is a good option. However, shopping for funeral insurance (also known as burial insurance, final expense insurance, and preneed insurance) can be difficult. There are many choices, and it’s not easy to know how to choose. We can […]


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, […]


A Technology That Will Make You Want to Plan Your Funeral

WILMETTE, Ill., Sept. 19, 2017 — More people than ever are turning to online funeral planning to fight rising funeral costs and to design more personalized services. With the latest release of its Wise Planning System, Funeralwise.com has taken online funeral planning technology to the next level. This new generation funeral planner makes it easier […]


Ripped off by Funeral Home Bill.

Not sure if this is the right place to seek advise on my situation but I am sure many others fell the same way I do and can use help. I was pressured into signing a funeral contract in the excess of $10,000+ right after visiting my mother in the funeral home. Despite asking for […]


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 […]


Funeral Food

When you think of food for a funeral reception, what comes to mind depends on where you live, your culture, and your family traditions. Southerners often turn to hearty casseroles. Those in the northeast may want meatballs or Italian fare on the table. In the Midwest chances are you’ll spot a plate of egg salad […]


Funeral Celebrants and Funeralwise.com

Shared Mission: Celebrating Lives We share a common goal with Funeral Celebrants – to help families celebrate a life. Funeralwise.com is rich with information, advice and tools to guide those who are attending, arranging, or preplanning funeral services. Similarly, Celebrants help families create individualized funeral and memorial services that reflect the personality and lifestyle of […]


Home Funerals: Do-It-Yourself is on the rise.

There are a lot of things people don’t know about the funeral industry. That’s to be expected. Funerals can be hard talk about and frankly, most of us prefer to leave the details to the professionals. But these days, an increasing number of people are skipping the funeral home altogether and holding the funeral or […]


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