10 Tips For Having A Cheap Funeral

Lots of people look for ways to have a cheap funeral. It’s not that they don’t care about the funeral, they just can’t afford today’s funeral costs (see how much a funeral costs). Fortunately, with some pre-planning and a little creativity, you can have a nice end-of-life send-off without breaking the bank. In other words, […]


FEMA COVID-19 Funeral Reimbursement Program Update

Update: On June 29, 2021, FEMA announced an update to their policy regarding death certificate information to determine reimbursement eligibility. If the death certificate does not attribute the death to COVID-19, you should submit a statement or letter from the medical examiner or coroner that attributes the death to COVID-19. This policy applies to deaths […]


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 […]


Funeralwise Funeral Assistance Program

The Funeralwise Funeral Assistance Program (FAP) provides members of participating organizations access to individualized funeral and memorial planning assistance. The Funeralwise FAP is a unique benefit that can help you provide your members with peace of mind when it comes to end-of-life planning. The Funeralwise FAP is designed to enhance the benefits offered by all […]


Do I need the Wise Planning System if I have a prepaid funeral plan?

Question: Why do I need the Funeralwise Wise Planning System if I already have a prepaid plan through a funeral home. Answer: The Wise Planning System is a powerful tool that offers things your prepaid plan doesn’t — like ceremony planning, checklists, storing personal and genealogical information, and more. When you buy a prepaid plan […]


The Preferred Provider Pro Plan

Our Pro Plan is an enhanced version of our free Preferred Provider program. For a limited time, we are offering an upgrade to the Pro Plan for a modest $75 set up fee. The Pro Plan requires that you include funeral packages with prices in your listing. Why? Because that’s what online consumers want. “75% […]


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 […]


Funeral Industry Statistics: A State by State Look

The funeral industry is large and mature. According to which funeral industry statistics you follow, sales in 2019 were somewhere between $17-$20 billion. In 2015, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics listed more than 25,000 people employed in the funeral services industry. Funeral directors, undertakers, and morticians make up approximately 16,000 of these. The industry […]


Learning How to Pay for a Funeral

It is never easy when someone close to you dies. 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 and it can mean looking for how to pay for a funeral. Today’s average funeral costs more than $8,500 […]


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