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Rental Caskets: What Are They and Do You Need One?

Rental Caskets are caskets that are intended to be displayed at a funeral, but, in many cases, are not ultimately buried. Rental caskets, sometimes referred to as "cremation caskets" are common when a person is to be cremated but the family wants to conduct a full ("traditional") funeral service in which ...

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The Funeral is Over. Now What Do I Do?

After the funeral has been arranged, the processions have taken place, and the out-of-town guests have gone home, what do you do now? In Part 3 of the funeral arrangement process, we review financial accounts that need to be addressed after the funeral is over. To help keep you organized ...

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What Not to Forget When Planning a Funeral

By far the most important task of planning a funeral is selecting a funeral director and funeral home to work with. Once this choice has been made and the basic arrangements have been put into place, what else needs to be done?  The following are items that should also be ...

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What To Do When Someone Dies: First Steps in Funeral Planning

What do you do if a loved one passes away and you need to make the funeral arrangements? If you are like the majority of North Americans, you have not planned a funeral in the last decade or even at all. This task can be completely overwhelming which is why ...

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