If you are finding yourself a little worried about the cost of the funeral that you are in charge of planning, you might be interested in ways to save money. In order to make sure that you are saving as much money as possible, you will want to check out the following helpful tips.. Search For A More Affordable Casket You do not want to find yourself making the mistake of believing that the only place to purchase a casket from is the funeral home.
18 November 2015
You've put your family to rest and it's time to shop for a fitting grave marker for them. There are a number of choices available. The memorial you choose is a lasting testimony to the person's life and will be seen by others as they visit their own friends and family members in the cemetery. Here are some tips to help you get started in your selection of the right headstone for your loved one.
17 November 2015
When it comes to attending a funeral and speaking to mourning family members, many people get overwhelmed about finding the right thing to say. The simple truth is that your conversation with the family doesn't have to be pre-scriped; instead, it's just better to speak from the heart. Speaking from the heart means that you should focus on offering your sympathy in an honest way and also share something about the person who has passed away.
16 November 2015
Writing a eulogy for upcoming funeral services for a family member or friend can be a very difficult, very emotional experience. Many people who try to write a eulogy often have difficulty organizing their thoughts, getting their thoughts on paper or even deciding what to write about. These tips will help you write a powerful, meaningful eulogy for someone you love. What kind of information is included in a eulogy?
12 November 2015
If you've always wished to shed this mortal coil by having an old-fashioned burial at sea, you may be wondering whether this is even still a possibility in today's world with the number of regulations surrounding what can be placed in rivers, lakes, and oceans. Fortunately, there are still a number of environmentally-friendly and inexpensive options that will allow your family and friends to honor your memory in the way you've always dreamed.
10 November 2015
There's no doubt that cremation is a trend that's here to stay. Many choose cremation as a service due to its low cost, which can leave funeral homes seeing their profit margins decline. In fact, the cremation rate is expected to hit 50 percent in North America by 2015. As a result, it's important for funeral home directors like you to implement a cremation strategy that will help keep your business growing.
10 November 2015
As a professional in the funeral industry, you may have noticed in recent years that there has been a dramatic increase in the numbers of people that have chosen cremation services for themselves or for their loved ones. You are not alone in that observation, given that just under 4% of people in 1960 were cremated, but more than 40% of people were cremated in 2010. Therefore, it is important to understand how the rise in cremations may impact the funeral services that you offer.
14 August 2015
When a beloved friend, colleague, or family member dies, attending funeral services serves as an important source of solace and closure for many people. Getting the word out about upcoming funeral services is therefore a very important task for surviving family members and friends. Those in charge of arranging funeral services should put effort into making sure that everyone who wants to or feels the need to attend the funeral knows when it is scheduled.
13 July 2015