Three Important Decisions To Make When Pre-Planning A Funeral

Pre-planning a funeral is a great way to allow your family to grieve without having to figure out what you wanted to have done with your body. There are a number of important decisions that need to be made when planning a funeral and you can sit down with a funeral director to get everything finalized. Here is a list of three important things that you need to do when you pre-plan a funeral service. Read More 

Offering Support For A Grieving Loved One During The Holidays

As the holidays begin to approach, it's important to consider those around you who have recently lost a loved one. It's hard to know how to offer support to a person who is grieving, but that does not mean that you shouldn't try to be supportive as they go through their first holiday season without the person they have lost. Not everyone grieves the same, and therefore knowing how to help isn't always simple. Read More 

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