What Are The Different Types Of Funeral Services?

Many people have their funeral services prearranged so that their families are not left with this heartbreaking burden in the future. This is done by meeting with a funeral home director and discussing what services you prefer, and paying for them in advance or having them arranged to be paid for by your life insurance policy when needed. Many funeral homes offer a variety of different services so that their customers have more options to choose from. Read More 

Helpful Tips for Saving Money on Funeral Costs

It is hard enough to grieve the loss of a loved one. Adding financial strain to the mix can make it even worse. Therefore, you might want to take a few minutes to check out some of the following tips for saving money on the cost of a funeral. Skip the Burial If your deceased loved one did not have any specific wishes when it comes to his or her burial, you might want to consider skipping the traditional burial and opting for cremation instead. Read More 

Cremation – Now What?

Cremation, the reduction of dead bodies to ashes, has gained popularity throughout the world. According to the Cremation Association of North America, 44.42% of people opt for cremation over traditional burial. It is forecasted that cremation will overtake burial by 2025, with an estimated 55.65% of people being cremated. There are a number of reasons why cremation is chosen over regular burial—cost, portability of ashes, and other options. There are a number of different things you can do after your loved one has been cremated. Read More 

How To Put Together A Memorial Table

Holding a memorial service in the days, weeks or even months following the death of a loved one provides an alternative to a traditional funeral. Although memorial services don't have to stick to a formal structure, a common element of this event is the memorial table -- a decorated table that essentially tells the life story of the person who has passed away. Photos are a key element of any memorial table, but shouldn't be the only tools you use to tell the story. Read More