Understanding The Funeral Prearrangement Process

Cremation Viewings: What They Are Like For Surviving Family Members

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When a loved one has chosen cremation as the final burial option, surviving family members are often left wondering how the viewing of the body is supposed to go. They do not know how the service is done, or who can be present. This is probably all new and confusing for them. Before you pass away, be sure to explain this process in the following manner. The Body Is Placed on the Slab or in a Simple Box Read More»

Reduce Your Carbon Footprint After Death

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Every single person leaves a huge carbon footprint on the Earth. From the car you drive to the bottled water that you drink, everyone contributes to the planet’s ruin slowly but surely. Why would you want to continue to do the same thing after death? Stop and consider a traditional burial. Someone dies. They are embalmed. They are placed in a lavish casket fully dressed with jewelry, pillows, plush fabric lining and mementos from their life. Read More»

2 Ways To Set Up An Online Memorial

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If a loved one has recently passed away, in addition to the traditional funeral services, you may also want to consider setting up an online memorial as well. As our lives are increasingly online, many individuals like to mourn those who pass online as well as in person.  Use Existing Social Media Accounts If your loved one has recently passed away, you may be able to use their existing social media accounts as an online memorial. Read More»

Is The Funeral Industry A Recession-Proof Career Option?

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If you’re debating a career in the funeral industry, one of the primary attractions may be its steady nature – people pass away in both economic booms and busts. However, the funeral industry can suffer its own mini-recessions, as well as face other economic problems. Read on to help determine whether the funeral business is a career option you wish to pursue, as well as how to make the (financial) most of your decision. Read More»