Burying or Cremating a Pet

Pet Cremation and Burial

Just as there are local ordinances that dictate how a person’s death is handled, there are laws regarding how to proceed after a pet dies. Whether you plan a funeral or memorial, one immediate practical issue to address is transporting your pet’s body from the home or veterinary hospital to the final resting place. Your veterinarian is a valuable resource for information on laws and costs pertaining to the options in your area. Burial of a Pet


Talking About Your Funeral Plan

DOES YOUR FAMILY KNOW WHAT YOU WANT? You’ve probably heard us say that the best time to plan a funeral is before you need it. The same goes for talking about your funeral plan with your loved ones. It doesn’t do much good to have a plan in place if no one knows about it. […]


Retirement Plan vs Funeral PLan

August 2021 RETIREMENT PLAN VERSUS FUNERAL PLAN Are you taking the right approach to funeral planning? For most of us, planning for retirement is an ongoing process. We start early in our careers, tweaking and refining as we go. As life events call for it, we modify the plan. Crucial to any retirement plan is […]


We Have a Whole New Look

February 2022 FUNERALWISE HAS A NEW FRESH LOOK! Over the past few months, we’ve been working hard to give our website a cleaner, more modern feel. Of course, we’ve still got all the information you’ve come to rely on, but the new navigation is designed to make it easier to find. In addition to what […]


We Are Thankful For You

November 2021 As we move through our day-to-day business it’s easy to take the things that are important for granted. For a business like ours, we rarely get the opportunity to say thank you to the people who make our work possible, you. As we head into the holiday season, we’d like to take a […]


Funeral Insurance Frequently Asked Questions

Our Funeral Insurance Frequently Asked Questions will give you quick answers to the questions we hear the most. If you have a question that doesn’t appear below, please don’t hesitate to let us know. We also encourage you to visit our Funeral Insurance page. This page offers a comprehensive discussion of options and tips on […]


Find out How Much a Funeral Costs

Your guide to understanding and managing funeral costs. Find out the U.S. average funeral cost. Get instant cost estimates with our free funeral planner.


Preneed Funeral & Burial Contracts – What You Need to Know

To obtain a price guarantee, you can enter into a "pre-need contract" with a funeral service provider and/or cemetery. Your funeral plan will be the basis for the pre-need contract which will specify the services and merchandise being purchased. You can contract in advance for some or all of your funeral goods and services. Many people choose to pre-arrange only their cemetery property — a plot or crypt. Others contract in advance for funeral services, burial services and merchandise (e.g., casket, burial vault, or monument).


How to Beat the High Cost of a Funeral

Funerals are expensive! But just how much does a funeral cost? Even a basic funeral can cost thousands of dollars. What’s the secret to beating the high cost of a funeral? Without a doubt, planning ahead is the best way to manage how much you spend on your funeral. Waiting until the time of the […]


Seminars and Workshops

Funeralwise Seminars and Workshops are designed to help you make informed decisions regarding funeral planning, end-of-life arrangements, paying for a funeral, and other important funeral-related topics. There is no fee to attend either our in-person or virtual seminars. If you have the chance to attend one of our in-person seminars, we highly recommend that you […]


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