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A Few Things To Research When Trying To Pay Funeral Expenses

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When a loved one dies, you are probably emotionally distraught, and not in the right frame of mind to be worrying about financial issues. However, someone has to make all the funeral arrangements, and this can be costly. Most funeral homes do not offer credit, so you need to be prepared for paying funeral expenses. Before choosing what type of funeral you want, and how the deceased will be cared for, take a day or so and do a bit of research. Read More»

3 Steps To Take In Estate Planning

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Settling your estate could be a source of contention if family members do not agree with the decisions made by the executor. To avoid conflict, it is important that you carefully plan now for what happens when you pass away. To ensure you do not miss any aspect, here are some steps you can take during estate planning.  Pre-Arrange Your Funeral Part of your estate planning should include pre-arranging your funeral. Read More»

Three Things To Remember When Taking Your Child To A Funeral

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Taking your child to his or her first funeral can be a challenging experience. While some children will hardly know what’s happening, others can be distraught by the tangible grief in the room. The age at which it’s appropriate to expose your child to a funeral depends largely on the child—some children will be ready for the experience when they’re young and others will not. When you finally decide to have your child accompany you to the funeral home, here are three things to remember that can help make the process go smoother. Read More»

Selecting the Right Urn to Remember a Loved One

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Dealing with the death of someone you love can be very difficult, and during that time you’ll need to make some important decisions. If the deceased decided to be cremated after their passing, but didn’t choose an urn, you may need to select the urn that will hold their remains. The urn that you select will be the way that you honor them in the afterlife, and will be a representation of the life that they lived. Read More»

Three Factors To Evaluate When You're Choosing A Funeral Home

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After the death of a family member, you can expect to spend much of your time making funeral arrangements. While the process will be easier if your family member planned the specifics of this event in advance, the reality is that not everyone takes the time to do so. One of your first priorities will be to contact a few funeral homes in your community and evaluate whether they’ll be able to provide the venue for the funeral visitation and the service itself. Read More»