What To Consider When Choosing A Headstone For Your Loved One’s Grave

Selecting a lasting memorial for your loved one's grave is a time-honored act of honoring the person by marking their final resting place. You'll first need to determine what is allowed in the cemetery. Then you'll choose from a variety of materials and shapes to find the perfect memorial. Here are your options for that perfect headstone for your friend or family member's grave. Ask About Cemetery Regulations First Each cemetery has its own guidelines for erecting a headstone that you'll need to review and follow. Read More 

Five FAQs About Cremation

When you're in the process of considering cremation for the remains of a loved one or even making arrangements for your own funeral, you probably have a few questions about the process. Modern-day cremation is dissimilar to a traditional burial process in several ways, and it's not generally well understood by the public. Recent developments are especially likely to be misunderstood. So educate yourself about the process by reading these five frequently asked questions. Read More 

4 Falsehoods About Cremation

Cremation has quickly become the most popular alternative to a traditional burial plan, and for good reason—it is inexpensive, it will keep you closer to your loved one's remains, and it is environmentally conscious. However, like all things that rise in popularity, a number of myths have cropped up about what exactly cremation is. Throughout the course of this brief article, you will learn about four of these myths and why they're myths. Read More 

How To Plan A Child’s Funeral

Anytime a loved one passes away, there is a time of sorrow. However, when a child dies, that sorrow is magnified. There is a feeling that the child didn't get to complete his or her time on earth. The loss is often so extreme that loved ones can hardly bear it. If you have been asked to plan a child's funeral, you might be feeling overwhelmed. You want it to bring comfort to those left behind, and you want to honor the child for the life he or she lived, even if it was a short one. Read More 

4 Ways To Plan For Your Funeral Expenses In Advance

Thinking about your own funeral may feel odd or morbid, but in reality some planning now can save your family financial hardship while they are mourning your loss. An easy thing to do is financially plan for your funeral while making other financial arrangements, such as purchasing life insurance, establishing a trust, writing a will, or creating a power of attorney document. There are several ways to plan for your funeral expenses, such as: Read More