Funeral and Cremation Costs

Funeral Costs: 6 Facts You Must Know Before You Buy

As we age, it’s perfectly natural to begin thinking about final arrangements. One important part of those plans should be understanding – and preparing for – funeral costs. The high cost of funerals often leaves a financial burden behind to surviving loved ones. Below you’ll find six important facts every senior should know about funeral…
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Cremation vs Burial – Which Is Right for You?

Deciding whether you prefer a cremation or burial may be one of life’s most personal choices. There are many influencing factors including cost, style of service, religious beliefs, and family preferences. Understanding the basics of each service ahead of time can help you make an informed decision now, preventing your loved ones from experiencing unnecessary…
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Average Funeral Cost: How Much Is It?

Unexpected expenses can ruin your day – or much longer if they’re large enough. Pre-planning for events you know will occur can help take some of the pain out of those expenses for yourself and your family – including funeral expenses. If you’ve ever helped arrange a funeral, you know even the most basic funeral…
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What’s the Difference Between a Pre-Need Plan and Final Expense Insurance?

If you’re considering planning for your funeral ahead of time, you’re making a smart choice; doing so can save your family both money and decision-making during an emotional period. Luckily, there are many options available when it comes to planning your funeral in advance. We’ll cover the two main options: pre-need plans and final expense…
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How Pre-Planning a Funeral Can Save You Money

Have you ever stopped and wondered what happens when you die? I’m not asking if you’ve wondered about an afterlife. I’m asking if you’ve ever thought about what happens down here – to your family – after you pass away. When I think about my own life, I can imagine the following scenario: My friends…
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Funeral Planning Checklist from Funeral Advantage™

Planning a funeral can seem complicated and feel overwhelming, and it usually happens during a very emotional time. A good checklist can help get you over the rough spots and make the process a little easier.   Make an itemized list of tasks that need to be completed Mark the tasks that someone else –…
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