Cremation Or Burial: Which One Is Right For You?

17 August 2020
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Despite the awkwardness of preparing for your own funeral, many people have strong feelings about whether or not they want to be buried or cremated. Sometimes those decisions are made for religious reasons, while others simply don't want their loved ones to go through the financial hassle of a burial. Regardless, if you're unsure about whether or not cremation is right for you, here are a few tips that should help you to make this very important decision. Read More …

Why You Should Use A Memorial Planning Service To Celebrate Your Loved One

28 July 2020
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Losing someone close to you is always rough and some people need more time to mourn than others. Sometimes the very last thing you want to do is go through the experience of having to plan a large funeral immediately after losing a close family member. But today, it is possible to celebrate your loved one's life without having to immediately pour all of your energy into the funeral planning. Today, more and more families are choosing to hire a memorial planning service to give their loved one the send-off into the afterlife that they deserve. Read More …

Five Reasons To Pre-Purchase Your Cemetery Arrangements

19 June 2020
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Thinking about your death may not be pleasant, but there are several reasons why you should consider your funeral arrangements and make a funeral plan, including pre-purchasing as much of the funeral as possible. This usually includes your cemetery plot, casket, headstone, and other physical items. In some cases, you can pay for your entire funeral service in advance.  You Can Save Money Purchasing a burial package in advance can save you money in several ways. Read More …

Understanding Your Guestbook Options

19 June 2020
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One common aspect of most traditional funeral services is a guest book for guests to sign. These books allow people to register their last respects with the family and can be an important part of the grieving process both for close family members and friends who attend the funeral. However, with modern times, many options for guest books have become available.  Before choosing a guest book, it is important for you to have an idea of what purpose you want the book to serve. Read More …

3 Tips For Pre-Planning A Funeral

9 June 2020
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As an adult, you have a lot of responsibilities. One of those responsibilities that often gets overlooked is pre-planning your funeral. By pre-planning your funeral and pre-paying for your funeral, you can ensure that when you die, your family doesn't have to scramble to pay for your funeral, or stress about the funeral itself. A pre-arranged funeral is a thoughtful last gift you can give your family and loved ones. Read More …

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New Frontiers In Funeral Planning

The business of running a funeral home can be a somber affair, but that doesn't mean that the funeral industry is static and unchanging. Americans' attitudes towards honoring their loved ones after their passing are evolving, just as they always have. Running a successful funeral home requires a keen eye for these trends so that you can continue to meet the demands of your clients in some of their darkest hours. While traditional funerals will always have a place in American society, our goal is to help you understand why some mourners may be choosing alternative services. We'll provide the practical information that you need to stay on top of changing trends so that your funeral business can continue to thrive through the 21st century.