tips for planning a funeral

Pre-planning Your Funeral: Choosing the Right Headstone Material

While most people do not like to think about a time when they will no longer be around, the reality is that this will happen to everyone. And those people who recognize and accept this fact know that they can make the process and inevitable future easier on those they leave behind by pre-planning their funeral and final resting place. This step will also ensure that the deceased person will receive the services and get the monument that they want to commemorate their life. Read More 

3 Ways To Reduce Funeral Expenses

When a loved one passes away and you are responsible for planning the funeral, you may encounter problems if the person did not have money set aside for this purpose. The average cost for a traditional type of funeral today is $7,000 to $10,000, which could be a huge financial burden for your family. If you want to have a nice funeral for your relative, but do not have enough money, consider using these three tips to help you cut the costs. Read More 

Pre-Planning Your Funeral: What You Should Know

When people begin to think about their future, they often tend to overlook one very important fact. One day, they will pass on and no longer be here. While this is not a pleasant subject to think about, it is a reality of life. Another reality of life is that if you do not pre-plan your funeral and after-life care, you will leave the burden to your friends and family to take care of. Read More 

5 Facts You Should Know About Cremation Services And Pricing

Whether you are in the middle of planning your own funeral in advance or you are left with making arrangements for a loved one who has passed on, there is a good chance the topic of cremation will come up. Cremation is a preferred method for many people for a lot of other purposes, but many choose cremation because it can be more cost-effective than a traditional burial and funeral. Here are five facts you will find useful to know about cremation services and pricing when you are making arrangements. Read More 

Memorials: Proper Sympathy Gifts in Lieu of Flowers

Flowers are a beautiful gesture when an acquaintance, friend, or family member passes away, but sometimes you wish you could do more. If you feel you'd like to give a more personal sympathy gift there are other appropriate options.  Touching Photographs Something as simple as a photograph of the deceased in a nice frame can be a thoughtful and welcome gift. Often friends or family members have photos that the immediate family doesn't have. Read More