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Everything You Need to Know About Burial Insurance

Everything You Need to Know About Burial Insurance

This guest post is by Anthony Martin, owner & CEO of Choice Mutual, an independant nationwide agency specializing in final expense and burial insurance.

You might not have realized this, but once you turned 50, you began to receive targeted offers for burial insurance. It does not matter where you go or what you do, companies will forever find a way to get their burial insurance ads in front of you. Whether you like it or not, they will do so for the rest of your life. Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About Burial Insurance

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What will the cemeteries of the future look like?

What will the cemeteries of the future look like?

Even with the explosion of cremation’s popularity in recent years, there will always be a demand for a physical location in which to bury, store, or inter the bodies (or remains) of departed loved ones. As cities become more dense, cemeteries fill, and trends towards eco-consciousness continue, what will the cemeteries of the future look like?

Here are some ideas. Continue reading What will the cemeteries of the future look like?

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What is Direct Cremation?

Direct Cremation FAQ

Direct cremation means that the body of the deceased is cremated after death, without a prior memorial service and without the involvement of a funeral home. Direct cremation is currently the most affordable disposition option that is readily available. Continue reading What is Direct Cremation?

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Funeral Resources: A Compendium of Links and Articles

A Compendium of Links and Articles

In our years of blogging about cremation urns and other relevant issues, we’ve discovered and created a wealth of funeral resources. Here we’ve gathered them together on one page in order to provide you with the best possible resources to help guide you through everything relating to the death of a loved one, from pre-planning to coping with grief after the funeral is over, and everything in between. Some of these are our own articles and blog posts, while many others are examples of the best content we’ve found on a given topic. Continue reading Funeral Resources: A Compendium of Links and Articles

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20 Reasons Why People Are Choosing Cremation

Reasons why people are choosing cremation

More and more people are choosing cremation as a final disposition method. Cremation is on the rise, and there are many factors involved in this trend – from cost to claustrophobia, from religious considerations to the convenience of Skype, there are not only broad trends but also uniquely specific reasons why more and more people choose cremation over burial.

Here are five general, broad-brush reasons why people are choosing cremation, followed by specific comments from actual people on why they have decided to go with cremation. Continue reading 20 Reasons Why People Are Choosing Cremation

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14 Questions to Ask When Considering Cremation

Questions about cremation

When considering cremation as the disposition method in your or a loved one’s final disposition, there are many options. It’s helpful to get an idea of what options are available, what questions and issues are important to you, and what services and pitfalls you should avoid. Continue reading 14 Questions to Ask When Considering Cremation