Personalizing a Funeral

How To Personalize a Funeral or Memorial Service

Memorial services and funerals serve a number of purposes. They give us the chance to say goodbye and offer an opportunity for friends and family to gather together to start the journey through the grieving process. In the end, the key reason most of us go to the time and expense of holding a funeral […]


Funeral Insurance Quote

Get a Free Quote for our Wise Protection Plan If you need help with funeral planning you’ve come to the right place. We are your complete resource with how-to information, planning forms, valuable guides, and planning tools. Our Wise Protection Plan is a one-of-a-kind plan to protect your loved ones and cover your funeral costs. […]


Funeralwise For Agents FAQ

If you’ve recently joined the Funeralwise for Agents Program or are considering joining, you may have a few questions about the program. We’ve gathered the questions we hear most often, along with the answers. If you have a question that isn’t covered below, just let us know by emailing agency@funeralwise.com.


NFDA CPC for Funeralwise

The Final Expense Planning Specialist Association (FEPSA) sponsors live discounted training to obtain the Certified Preplanning Consultant (CPC) designation. Please read this page in its entirety before submitting your application for the self-study course. To download a copy of the application, click the link at the bottom of the page. The CPC Program is accredited […]


Funeral Director or Celebrant

Fall 2023 Funeral Celebrant or Funeral Director: Which do you need? As funeral celebrants have become more popular, many people are left wondering why they need a funeral director if they have a celebrant and vice versa. The answer is simple… it depends. Think about a traditional funeral where the funeral director handles details such as […]


After The Funeral

Summer 2023 As if planning the funeral weren’t enough, once the arrangements have been made and the service has taken place, there is still a lot to consider, especially if you are named as the estate executor. If you are thinking about your own funeral arrangements or helping a loved one, it can be extremely […]


Prepaid Cremation Plans

September 2022 PREPAID CREMATION PLANSPrepaid cremation plans allow you to pay for cremation before you need it. In addition to the actual cremation, you can pay in advance for other elements, such as a memorial service or celebration of life. Prepaid plans are available for the full range of cremation services–from simple direct cremation (no […]


Sharing Your End-of-Life Plans

May 2022 DO YOUR LOVED ONES KNOW WHAT YOU WANT?Creating a funeral plan can be rewarding since it lets you slow down and reflect on what’s important to you regarding end-of-life arrangements. Once your plan is in place, you know that your family won’t be burdened with trying to guess what you want when the […]


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. Embalming has been practiced as far back as ancient times, but it has not always been accepted in the US. The process from death to burial happened quickly enough […]


The Magic of Funeral Potatoes – 10 Fascinating Facts

It started with a simple search–funeral potatoes. Since our funeral food pages are popular, we thought our readers might enjoy a pithy little feature highlighting our recipes and funeral food customs. Having crossed paths with an article or two about the traditions behind potatoes at funerals, that seemed like a good place to start.  Hailing […]


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