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What Is the Average Cost of a Cremation in 2020?

In the past few years, more Americans are choosing cremation over a traditional funeral when a loved one dies. Affordability is one of the reasons for this shift; cremations are often cheaper than conventional funerals and burials. Though other factors have also fueled the rise in cremation rates, its lower price point can have a […]

How to Save Money by Pre-planning a Funeral

With the average cost of a funeral coming in around $8,000, many families are looking for ways to save money by pre-planning funeral and burial services. Making arrangements in advance can provide significant savings on the final funeral bill and also peace of mind for your family during a difficult time. Pre-planning a funeral allows […]

The Average Cost of a Traditional Funeral

There are many different components and fees included in the cost of a funeral.  The total cost depends greatly on the location of the services, the type of funeral service selected and personal preferences. In 2020, the average cost of a traditional burial with a viewing and funeral service is $7,516.  Here is a breakdown […]

What Does Funeral Insurance Pay For?

The goal of funeral insurance is to provide funds to pay for funeral expenses. Most people who purchase funeral insurance do so to ensure that all the costs associated with their final arrangements are covered and to offer financial protection for family members in a time of grief and loss. Understanding Funeral Insurance Funeral insurance […]

How to Cope with the Loss of a Pet

The loss of a pet is a traumatic experience and many people find it difficult to cope with the strong emotions that follow afterwards. Pets are loyal friends and companions and are often treated as valued members of the family, so feelings of grief when a pet dies can be intense.  If you have ever […]

Three Things You Need to Know About Green Burials

American consumers are showing a growing interest in funerals that are eco-friendly, like green burials. As the idea of a green/natural burial becomes more mainstream, funeral homes and cemeteries are now offering a variety of sustainable products and services for families who choose this option. What Makes Them Green? Green burials differ from traditional burials […]