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Veterans Burial Benefits Veterans Burial Benefits

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Green Burial Green Burial

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Common Funeral Myths Common Funeral Myths

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Death Away From Home Death Away From Home

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Information on death while traveling, and on how to cut costs when shipping a body for a distant burial.

Embalming Explained Embalming Explained

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Should You Prepay For Your Funeral? Should You Prepay For Your Funeral?

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Dangers of Prepaying

"Preneed" is a term coined by the funeral industry to describe the arrangement and payment of a funeral prior to death. Obviously, if you are to have any say in it, you must plan in advance of your death. "Prearrangement" is also used interchangeably with "preneed".

The marketing of preneed plans for funeral services and merchandise is increasingly prevalent. Various companies, including insurance companies, "for-profit cremation societies," and "preneed associations" flood the mail with advertising which touts the benefits of their preneed plans. There are a number of pitfalls, as well as options, about which consumers should be well-informed.

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