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How To Handle Invitations For A Burial At Sea

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Deciding that a burial at sea is the right choice for your loved one is likely a decision that will bring you and your fellow mourners peace. It can be the most respectful send-off for anyone who loved being in, on, or near the ocean. When you are planning a burial at sea, you may decide to have a memorial ceremony before the interment, but you probably want to be selective in your guest list.…

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Your Will Might Not Be Enough To Ensure You Get The Funeral You Want

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If you are elderly or anticipate passing away in the next few years, it is important to make a will to disburse your estate. However, it is also important to make your funeral plans before you pass away instead of outlining your plans in your will. Wills aren’t always enough to ensure that your funeral goes according to plan. Wills Aren’t Always Read Before Funerals Reading and executing a will after a person passes is a situation that may take place immediately after they pass away, just before the funeral, or after the funeral.…

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5 Things You Should Never Say At A Funeral

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When a family is grieving the loss of a loved one, they may be going through immeasurable grief the likes of which they’ve never experience before. In fact, according to Scientific American, this kind of grief can be one of the top stressors in life. The last thing you want to do is add to the stress of someone who is bereaved. Unfortunately, many common platitudes can hurt those whose loved one is deceased.…

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4 Eco-Friendly Caskets For A Green Burial

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In a traditional burial, a casket is used to bury the deceased. However, more and more people are becoming concerned with the impact burials have on the environment. This is leading people to look for environmentally-friendly burial methods. This includes being buried without embalming and in an environmentally-friendly coffin. Here some “coffins” that will allow you to have a green burial. Burial Pod Currently, burial pods are only a matter of concept, but they will hopefully become a standard burial practice in the future.…

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What You Need To Know About Obituaries & Identity Theft

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When a loved one passes away, you want to ensure that the obituary you write is accurate and complete. You want to create an obituary that contains no errors and includes all the pertinent information so that people can remember and mourn for your loved one properly. Unfortunately, all too many people are worried that in providing complete information, they are opening up the doors for identity theft. Want to know how to avoid this?…

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Reasons To Make Arrangements For Your Funeral Before Your Passing

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You may not want to talk about funeral arrangements and burial services, but arranging your own could be one of the best things you do in life. The arrangements will be difficult for your loved ones, and they won’t necessarily know what you would like. Here are four reasons to make your own arrangements. Prevent Arguments Between Family Members Your loved ones will all want to make the best decisions for you and them.…

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Concrete Ways To Use Concrete As A Final Resting Place

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While life expectancy is set at approximately 78.8 years, the fact still remains that there is estimated to be more than 2.5 million persons that die each year. Even if death is expected, it can be a difficult process to make final decisions on what to do with the remains of loved ones. Traditionally, concrete has been used in making vaults that house coffins underground for burial. However, whether or not cost is a factor in the final decisions, you may want to find unconventional and nontraditional ways to memorialize your loved one and concrete can still be a useful material in getting that done even if you choose cremation services.…

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Finding Ways To Finance A Funeral With Bad Credit

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There are many options for financing a funeral, but it can be a challenge if you have bad credit. If your family member passed on without any method of paying for their own final arrangements, you may find yourself having to go through third-party lenders. These third-party lenders will often consider your creditworthiness and income before they make a decision on whether they can extend you financing. Double Check All Avenues…

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3 Ways To Lower Funeral Costs

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These days death can be an expensive prospect. Everything necessary for the funeral and the burial of your loved one can really add up. If you are worried about the costs for the funeral, there are things that you can do that will still honor your loved one without breaking the bank or busting your budget.  Get Multiple Estimates You get multiple estimates to get your roof fixed so that you can find the right price.…

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Services To Look For When Preparing Your Funeral Pre-Plan

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If you’re working on a funeral pre-plan, choosing a funeral home that meets your needs is one of the first steps. You want to find a facility that will fulfill your final wishes, as well as be a pleasant place for your family to work with. Most funeral homes provide the basic services, but each will have their own unique ways of supporting your pre-planning needs. Here are a few of the different services to look for when researching funerals homes with which to work.…

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