At some point, you will find yourself involved with funeral preparations. You may be surprised to learn that the median cost of a funeral with a casket in 2012 was $7,045. Funeral costs continue to rise, but you can save money on the final arrangements. Here are a few money-saving options:
Cremation with a Memorial Service
Cremation services are becoming increasingly popular. The projected percentage of deceased people who will be cremated in 2015 is 48.