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Death Away From Home Death Away From Home

Date added: 04/02/2008
Date modified: 04/02/2008
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Information on death while traveling, and on how to cut costs when shipping a body for a distant burial.

Cremation Explained Cremation Explained

Date added: 11/26/2007
Date modified: 11/26/2007
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Consumer's Guide to Cemetery Purchases Consumer's Guide to Cemetery Purchases

Date added: 11/19/2010
Date modified: 11/19/2010
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Como leer la Lista General de Precios de Una Funeraria Como leer la Lista General de Precios de Una Funeraria

Date added: 03/22/2013
Date modified: 03/22/2013
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Common Funeral Myths Common Funeral Myths

Date added: 11/26/2007
Date modified: 11/26/2007
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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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