Why is cremation becoming more popular? Five reasons more people are choosing direct cremation According to research by the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA), close to half the country now favors cremation over other end-of-life options. As more and more traditional funeral homes close their doors, others open as cremation services increase in quantity and…
How helpful are government resources in offsetting end-of-life expenses? Does social security include funeral benefits? Can Medicare or Medicaid cover cremation costs?
More and more people are trading caskets for urns when choosing burial options. According to statistics from the Cremation Association of North America, more than half the national population now prefer cremation to traditional burial.
Arranging your own cremation may seem a daunting task—complicated, and perhaps quite distressing in theory. But in fact, settling post-life arrangements ahead of time can be much simpler—and more rewarding—than you might think.
Often insurance is the most effective way to begin making financial arrangements for end-of-life costs, such as cremation. But what exactly is cremation insurance, and how does it help you prepare for the future?
If you worry that your loved one’s cremation may be too heavy a financial burden to bear, know that there are avenues outside of hospice that offer options for financial aid.