Funeral Costs

Introducing Our New Premium Service

Introducing Our New Premium Service
Funerals360 is excited to announce an all-new suite of funeral planning services through our Funerals360 Premium Membership plans. In response to the feedback we have gathered from our member survey and direct interactions with site users over the past couple of years, the results were clear: 1. Consumers want and deserve funeral pricing transparency and better tools ...
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How to Save $3,800 on a Funeral

How to Save $3,800 on a Funeral
Here’s a true story about a man named Mike, who contacted me recently via Funerals360.   His elderly father had passed away, and after the dust settled, he was worried that he had overpaid for the direct cremation his family had purchased from the local funeral home.   Even though ...
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A buried problem at country’s top funeral home chain?

A buried problem at country’s top funeral home chain?
BY AIMEE PICCHI, UPDATED ON: MARCH 7, 2017 / 1:20 PM / MONEYWATCH Families dealing with the death of a loved one are often struggling with a range of bereavement issues. The pain of getting overcharged by a funeral home may only add to their grief.  Rates and price disclosures from Service ...
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How to Ship a Body For a Funeral

How to Ship a Body For a Funeral
For centuries, people have practiced the tradition of returning the deceased to their rightful resting places.  That’s because sometimes our loved ones pass away while they are traveling or while living in an area far away from where they wanted to be buried. In these cases, you’ll want to know ...
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Mausoleum Burial: What You Need to Know

Mausoleum Burial: What You Need to Know
You might wonder what burial options exist outside of cremation or in-ground burial if you are currently in the process of planning or pre-planning a funeral. One often-overlooked option is mausoleum burial. Many people are familiar with these structures, but families may shy away from this option due to uncertainty ...
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Planning a Cremation: 5 Things You Should Know

Planning a Cremation: 5 Things You Should Know
More people are choosing cremation today than ever before, and cremation rates in 2017 surpassed burial rates for the first time in history.  Though cremation is a common choice, the process can still be relatively unfamiliar for most families. Here’s what you need to know about what’s involved in this ...
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Should You Cremate or Bury Your Loved One?

Should You Cremate or Bury Your Loved One?
When an unexpected death occurs, family members might have no idea what a decedent’s wishes are regarding a funeral and other related arrangements. One of the primary considerations a family must make in these situations is choosing between a cremation and burial.  Here’s an overview of some of the most ...
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Removing the Deceased After Death: What You Need to Know

Removing the Deceased After Death: What You Need to Know
The hours and days following a loved one’s death can be extremely difficult. Though the loved ones of the decedent may be struggling emotionally to accept the loss, they must also begin taking the first steps of the funeral process. One of the first steps in the process, from a ...
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Cremation Preferred in National Consumer Survey

Cremation Preferred in National Consumer Survey
A 2018 study of consumer cremation preferences and expected costs by Tulip Cremation shows the majority of people prefer to be cremated but underestimate the cost of cremation. Tulip Cremation polled 1,000 people across America to find out: How many are planning to be cremated What people expect cremation to cost ...
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Consumer Guide to Understanding Final Expense Insurance

Consumer Guide to Understanding Final Expense Insurance
Final expense insurance is one of several options for preplanning and paying for a funeral or memorial. Though there is a lot of information on the internet about final expense insurance, it can still seem overwhelming and confusing. If you’re wondering if it’s a good option for you, we’ve asked ...
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