Funeral Costs FAQ

Funeral Costs: Frequently Asked Questions

When it comes to understanding average funeral costs there can be lots to learn. In fact, it can actually be overwhelming. That’s why we’ve created our Funeral Costs: Frequently Asked Questions page. We’ve tackled some of the questions we hear most often and hope this page will help you understand more about what to expect […]


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 […]


Funeral Guest Books & Other Memorial Products

When it comes to the funeral guest book and other memorial products that you select for the service you are planning, your only limitation is your imagination. There are many options. From customized funeral programs and memorial cards to traditional funeral guest books or high-tech electronic sign-in systems, the sky is the limit. For most […]


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 […]


Getting State Assistance for Funeral or Burial

Many states have programs to help those who cannot afford a funeral or burial. Levels of state assistance for funeral or burial vary. In most states, you must apply at the county or municipal level. When applying for aid through the state, county, or local township, you should be mindful of your status regarding Federal […]


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 […]


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 […]


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