Word to the Wise Guides

Word to the Wise: A Series of Guides

  Advice to Live By — Our Handy Guides The WORD TO THE WISE series is a set of handy reference guides from Funeralwise.com. These concise guides provide tips and information about funeral etiquette, funeral customs, buying funeral products and services, and much more. Among the Guides you can expect to receive are: Guide to […]


The Wise Protection Plan

A One-of-a-Kind Prepaid Funeral Plan The Wise Protection Plan is your all-in-one solution for prepaying your funeral. If you are worried about leaving your family with a financial burden at your end-of-life, this plan can be the solution you need. It’s more than a financial payment plan, it has everything your survivors will need to […]


Our Annual Planning Tips

February 2021 WHAT’S YOUR PLAN? We’re fond of saying that the best time to plan a funeral is before you need it. That’s because when you plan ahead for your end-of-life needs you are likely to save money and at the same time, give your loved ones the peace of mind that comes with knowing […]


Pet Loss: 10 Tips for Coping With the Grief

No question about it, coping with the loss of a treasured pet is hard. The grief you feel from pet loss can be intense and complicated. In fact, that grief can be just as strong as what you experience when a human with which you have a close relationship dies. Working through grief from your […]


Put the Web to Work for You

The days of sustaining your funeral business just by waiting for families to walk in the door is long gone. Even if you have a preneed sales program you are likely missing out on sales opportunities because today there is a whole new kind of funeral customer—the online shopper. Today’s online shoppers are sophisticated, and […]


Wise Solutions for Planning Ahead

Funeral Planning Your Way The Funeralwise Wise Planning Solutions (WPS) put you in control of your funeral planning. Our tools are ideal for planning ahead, The Wise Planning System is a set of easy-to-use tools for do-it-yourself funeral planning. You can make your funeral plans ahead of time without meeting with a funeral director, share […]


Travel Protection Plan

As our society has become increasingly mobile, the likelihood that someone will die while away from home has increased. When this happens, it opens up the often difficult world of making transportation arrangements for a dead body. There are many factors to consider when shipping human remains, and it can be costly, especially when death […]


Donation to Science

For some, donating their body to science is a way to help society. The hope is that by contributing to science, they may, in some small way, help to find a cure for deadly diseases like cancer. For others, the driving force behind donation is reducing cost since donating your body to science means that […]


Burial Options

The type of burial you have is a deeply personal decision. Many factors, such as family and religious customs, financial situation, and personal preferences, must all be taken into consideration. Like all decisions related to your final arrangements, you should weigh your burial options carefully since the decision you make is one important way your […]


Buying a Casket

Buying a casket is one of the most significant (and challenging) funeral products purchases you can make. They are big-ticket items with prices and features that vary widely. Fortunately, there are many beautiful selections in every price range. When buying a casket, it is not always easy to tell exactly what the price includes. To […]


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