Category: Funeral Planning

the social security funeral benefit is $255

What You Should Know About Funerals

When a loved one passes away, it’s often a sad and overwhelming stint for the family. They must make many decisions and take care of many details in a short amount of time. If you neglected funeral planning in advance, your family would have to do it on short notice. Don’t let your family go

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direct cremation is cheaper than a burial

10 Questions to Ask When Planning a Funeral

For many people, funeral services are a way of saying a last good-bye. For others, funerals are a sense of closure. It may surprise you that they can cost between $7,000 and $12,000, on average. But, how you spend your money and plan your final arrangements is totally up to you.  When you’re price shopping

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Arranging a Funeral

Arranging a Funeral During the Coronavirus — Things to Know

If you’re planning a funeral during the current pandemic, your funeral director should follow the latest instructions from the National Funeral Directors Association and the CDC. Social distancing will be practiced during visitations and funerals. But there are things to be mindful of when you make the actual funeral arrangements. Here are some expectations and

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there are many ways to save on funeral costs

Ways to Save Money on Funeral Costs

Written by Kim Wilhelm CEO | Licensed Insurance Agent CEO | Licensed Agent Verified!  See guidelines Verified!  See our editorial guidelines Last Updated 18 Aug 2022 You may know that the average cost of a funeral is between $7,000 – $10,000. Even basic funeral expenses can be hard to afford, and there are often add-ons.    However, it’s common

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there are pros and cons of prepaying for a funeral

Should I Prepay My Funeral?

Written by Kim Wilhelm CEO | Licensed Insurance Agent CEO | Licensed Agent Verified!  See guidelines Verified!  See our editorial guidelines Last Updated 18 Aug 2022 When you plan your funeral ahead of time, you can save your family a lot of stress. But doing careful planning doesn’t mean you have to sign a prepaid plan.       Are prepaid

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What Happens If You Die Without Life Insurance?

Written by Kim Wilhelm CEO | Licensed Insurance Agent CEO | Licensed Agent Verified!  See guidelines Verified!  See our editorial guidelines Last Updated 18 Aug 2022 A big fear many of us face is who will pay our debts if we die without any savings or life insurance.  What happens if you die without life insurance? If you have

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3 Steps You Can Take In Funeral Planning

Funeral planning is difficult. There are seemingly endless options in what you want your funeral service to be and deciding between burial and cremation. You also have to think about your death throughout this process, which is unpleasant in itself. You’re also having to consider what you want and what your loved ones can afford.

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when planning a funeral, it's important to consult others

Top 3 Tips to Follow While Planning Your Funeral

Planning your funeral is one of the most detailed plans you’ll ever make because it will be one of your last. There’s only one shot at getting it right because once you’re gone, there’s no going back. Here are some tips for making funeral planning faster, easier, and much less intimidating. 1) Coming to terms

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you can make funeral plans at any age

At What Age Should You Plan Your Funeral?

The decision to begin making a funeral plan can be difficult but is incredibly worth it. If you’re wondering when you should begin, know that there’s no specific time. As life can be unexpected, it’s always better to start making a funeral plan sooner rather than later. Beginning early will give you time to think, and those decisions

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