Planning Your Funeral

Planning Your Funeral – No Money Needed!

Preplanning is not prepaying. When you think about planning a funeral in advance, you probably assume you’ll have to break out the checkbook. Think again. Preplanning and prepaying are NOT the same thing. There is a big difference between creating a funeral plan and buying one. You can prepare a comprehensive plan for how you would […]


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10 Tips on What NOT to Wear to a Funeral

Deciding what to wear to a traditional funeral can be tricky. You may not want to buy something new but you do want to be appropriate. >>Related Reading: What to Wear to a Funeral No question, times have changed and many people are opting for a more casual approach to funeral attire. But, and this is […]


Funeral Guest Books & Other Memorial Products

Your only limitation regarding the funeral guest book and other memorial products you select for the service you are planning is your imagination. There are many options—the sky is the limit—from customized funeral programs and memorial cards to traditional funeral guest books or high-tech electronic sign-in systems. For most people, traditional items are still the […]


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 […]


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 used to pay […]


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 […]


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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