Everything you need to know about funerals, cremation, burial, embalming, green funerals, and much more!
If you're new to funeral planning, the best articles to start with below are (scroll through; they're in alphabetical order):

  • Four-Step Funeral Planning: Where to Start When You Don't Know How to Start
  • What to Do When You Can't Afford a Funeral
  • Paying Final Respects: Your Rights When Buying a Funeral
  • The Pitfalls of Preneed (why you should almost never prepay for a funeral)
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How To Choose A Funeral Home
Filing a Complaint
What to Do When You Can't Afford a Funeral
Ten Tips for Saving Funeral $$$
For Consumers
Paying Final Respects - Your Rights When Buying a Funeral
Four-Step Funeral Planning
Consumer's Guide to Cemetery Purchases
Green Burial
Cremation Explained, Answers to Frequently Asked Questions
How Much Will My Funeral Cost?
Body and Organ Donation, A Gift to Science
How to Read a Funeral Home Price List
Monumental Manipulation
How to Inspect a Crematory for above-board operation
Light, Like the Sun
Dead Bodies and Disease: The “Danger” That Doesn’t Exist
A Word About Burial Liners (written by a grave digger)
Scatter-Brained - all about cremation and what's left
Don't Get Buried in Debt
Proceso de Embalsamar un Cadaver
Common Funeral Myths
"Simple and Cheap" My Father Said
Planning a Memorial Service
Embalming: What You Should Know
Death Away from Home
What is the Difference Between "Viewing" and "Visitation"?
What's Your Funeral I.Q.?
Earth Burial, Tradition in Simplicity
Caskets—how to save on them
Should You Prepay For Your Funeral?
Lay Me to Rest in A Plain Pine Box, One Mother's Letter to Her Children
Veterans' Funeral and Burial Benefits
Starting a Funeral Committee in Your Congregation

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