The Top 3 Things You Should Know When Funeral Planning

Funeral Costs

Posted on September 17, 2013 by Rachel Zeldin

Planning a funeral can seem overwhelming, but following the 3 simple tips below will ensure you are prepared and don't overpay for funeral services.

1. Know the Funeral Rule 

The Funeral Rule was established by the Federal Trade Commission to protect consumers at this particularly vulnerable time.  Be sure to review these 8 points to protect yourself and your loved ones when speaking with a funeral home or other funeral service provider.

2. More Money Doesn't = More Love! 

Establish your funeral budget and only purchase what you want and need.

3. Do Your Homework! 

Before settling on a particular funeral home, be sure you evaluate a few local options to be sure you are working with a reputable funeral home and are not overpaying. Using Funerals360's online funeral planning tools and reading reviews on funeral homes and other business selling funeral products and services will prepare you for some of the tough decisions you will make.