Elements of a Funeral

Elements of a Funeral or Memorial Service

A funeral or memorial service is a reflection of your cultural, spiritual, and religious beliefs. It also reflects the personality of the deceased and the loved ones who are planning the service. As such, every funeral is unique. However, some elements of a funeral are common to most memorial services and funerals. Whether or not […]


Home Funerals: Do-It-Yourself is on the rise.

There are a lot of things people don’t know about the funeral industry. That’s to be expected. Funerals can be hard talk about and frankly, most of us prefer to leave the details to the professionals. But these days, an increasing number of people are skipping the funeral home altogether and holding the funeral or […]


Request our Funeral Products Buying Guide

From cemetery services to funeral merchandise, there are many choices when it comes to buying funeral products. Frankly, the process can be a bit overwhelming. Our Word to the Wise Guide to Funeral Products and Services will help you make sense of all the purchase decisions that come with planning a funeral. This concise guide […]


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“This Is Us” gives the funeral we all deserve

Written By: Molly Gorny Think back to the last funeral you saw on a TV show. If you remember one at all, what probably comes to mind is lots of dark clothing and long faces. With a few notable exceptions (think Mary Tyler Moore and the Chuckles the Clown funeral), small screen funerals are somber […]


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Funeral Home General Price List

A key requirement of the FTC’s Funeral Rule is that funeral homes must provide consumers with information in person or over the phone regarding prices BEFORE they start shopping or discussing services. The industry refers to the price list as a General Price List (GPL). Besides a list of prices for funeral services, funeral homes must show consumers […]


Crowdfunding for Funerals and Memorials

Until you experience the death of someone close to you, it’s hard to understand just how expensive dying can be. According to most estimates, the average cost of a funeral today is somewhere between $7,000 and $10,000. That’s the average cost. Depending on the burial options you choose, you may end up spending less, or […]


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