final expense is a type of life insurance designed to pay funeral costs

Does Life Insurance Cover Funeral Expenses?

Life insurance encompasses several types of insurance, and this can also translate to the extent of what their death benefits may cover. How Final Expense Relates It is important to realize final expense insurance is a type of life insurance. It’s often left out of the discussion, but it must be covered in order to

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see who's legally responsible for paying funeral costs

Who’s Legally Responsible for Funeral Costs?

The one(s) responsible for funeral payments depends on other circumstances. Payment is based on who has the ability to fund the funeral. The burden does not fall on one person each time. This can be seen as an “if not x, then y” form of responsibility appointment. Another way to visualize this is to think

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final expense death benefits overlap funeral shipping costs

Does Final Expense Cover Funeral Shipping Costs?

Why is funeral shipping necessary? Death can happen anywhere. For some, death occurs far from their hometown. This can be states away, or it could be across the world. But your family does not live there, and the likelihood of them being able to attend the funeral in that other city, state, or country is

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veterans can choose how their funeral will be conducted

How Do I Plan a Veteran’s Funeral?

Veterans go out of their way to support this country and therefore should get a memorial service that highlights and honors their contributions. Veterans themselves have the power to choose how their service will be conducted. That includes where the burial takes place as well. Unlike the general public, veterans can be buried in one

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final expense and VA work together to pay funeral costs

Does Final Expense and VA Work Together to Cover Funeral Costs?

For a veteran, choosing between final expense insurance and Veterans Affairs (VA) burial allowance is not an ultimatum. You can have both. It’s actually advised to have both because VA burial allowance is unlikely to cover the entire funeral cost by itself. Having both of these is easier said than done. Final expense insurance is

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final expense policies can help cover the funeral service you want

What Is a Horse and Carriage Funeral?

A horse and carriage funeral is arguably the most elegant type of funeral service possible. This style of funeral is a sophisticated and unforgettable event for everyone in attendance. With final expense insurance, this is not out of reach. You ought to be remembered the way you want to be remembered, and as one of

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final expense insurance is a type of life insurance

Is Life Insurance the Same as Final Expense Insurance?

Life insurance and final expense insurance operate through similar principles, which mainly relate to leaving loved ones with a large sum of cash. Your passing will affect the people around you, and since those ties are so profound, your death will indirectly impact the other people your loved ones spend their time with.  We’re all

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here's how a final expense policy can benefit you

How Can a Final Expense Policy Benefit You?

How a final expense insurance policy benefits you depends on what the word “benefit” means to you. Benefit is contextual and can be woven into different meanings depending on the criteria set. Benefit also represents improvement. You’re better off in the end than you were in the beginning. Something was introduced that wasn’t there before,

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Purchasing Final Expense Insurance

Who Should Purchase Final Expense Insurance?

Final expense insurance is not limited to a specific type of person Final expense insurance doesn’t exclude you if you have a severe health condition or if you are at an advanced age. As long as you make the premium payments, your loved ones will receive a death benefit that will ease the burden of

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