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Task: Learn How To Plan a Traditional Funeral & Burial
If you’re going the traditional funeral and burial route it requires the most coordination so everything goes according to plan.
Task: Make The Biggest Funeral Decision You Have To Make
We’ve reached the tasks where we start covering a topic many might find heavy, even though it’s inevitable: Your funeral.
Digging Up The Dead: 9 Historic Exhumations
Rest in peace isn’t a guarantee, even if you were a world leader, famous explorer, notorious criminal, or surrealist artist.
Who Wants To Be A Mummy? (Pets Included)
Something to, umm, wrap your head around.
Guide: Finding A Green Cemetery
Many conventional cemeteries are now offering green burial options.
How To Have A Home Burial
If you live in a rural area you may be allowed to bury a body on your own property. For many families, home burial is a more...
How To Pre-Plan Your Own Burial
When pre-planning a burial, there are a number of decisions that you can make about the products, location, and type of service...
How To Bury Cremated Remains
If you want to bury cremated remains in a cemetery, you have a number of options for how and where to bury the remains. Generally...
How To Choose Between Burial Or Cremation
After a death, there are a number options for where the body can be buried or can be done with the cremated remains.
Death and Fashion: What Should Your Final Outfit Be?
This is how your family and friends will remember you forever. Dress accordingly.
This Outfit Is To Die For...and In
Coimetrophobia: The Fear Of Cemeteries
Green Burial: The Mushroom Death Suit
For centuries, burial or cremation have been the only two options for what to do with your body when you die. Now these options...
Here’s How You Can Get Buried Next To A Celebrity
Perhaps some of their fame can rub off on you in the afterlife.
11 Unusual Wills, Burial Requests, And Final Wishes
These Wills are shocking, spiteful, and even silly.
How To Choose Clothing For The Deceased
If the person who died will be buried or cremated dressed in clothing or with personal items, you want to collect and bring those...
An Overview Of Choosing And Buying Urns
An urn is a container that holds cremated remains. Urns are used if cremated remains will be buried or kept by family members....
How To Choose The Right Outer Burial Container
Burial vaults and grave liners are outer burial containers that enclose a casket in a grave. In the case of ground...
What Kind Of Cemetery Do You Want To Be Buried In?
If you are planning a burial or planning to bury cremated remains, you will need to make cemetery arrangements. This may...
Pre-Planning: How To Choose A Cemetery
Once you’ve decided what kind of cemetery you want to be buried in, you can begin looking for a cemetery that meets your needs...
How To Pre-Plan A Graveside Service
A graveside service can follow a traditional funeral, can precede a memorial service, or can be a stand-alone event. It's a...
Who Has The Right To Make Funeral Decisions?
In some situations the party responsible for making decisions about the funeral can be unclear and even contested.
All The Decisions You Need To Make When Choosing Burial
When planning a burial, there are a number of decisions that you can make about the products, location, and type of service you'd...
4 Things You Need To Know About Direct Burial
Direct burial is a burial option in which the body is buried in the days immediately after death, without a formal funeral...
The Four Types Of Cemetery Plots
If you're planning a burial or planning to bury cremated remains, you have a number of options in terms of the type plot you buy...
The Various Types Of Mausoleum Crypts
If you are planning a entombment (burial in a mausoleum crypt) or are planning on entombing cremated remains, you have a number...
FTC Funeral Rule: What Funeral Homes Need To Tell You
In an effort to protect consumers, the Federal Trade Commission enforces a law known as the Funeral Rule, which ensures your...
An Overview Of Cemeteries And What Services They Offer
Cemeteries offer the options of ground burial or entombment in a mausoleum crypt. If you plan to bury cremated remains,...
How To Choose A Cemetery After A Death
When choosing a cemetery, the main considerations are location, type, rules or requirments, and prices.
How Much Does It Cost To Be Buried In A Cemetery?
Cemetery costs are often in addition to any funeral home costs you may pay, and can be quite high.
The Three Different Types Of Green Cemeteries
In addition to traditional cemeteries, there are a number of other options for where you can be buried, such as at a “green” or “...
How To Plan A Graveside Service
A graveside service is a funeral service held at the gravesite at a cemetery.
A Guide To Burial Products
If you're planning a burial, there are a number of products you may need to purchase.
How To Pre-Purchase Burial Products
When planning a burial, there are a number of products you have the option of purchasing.
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Article Roundup: Green Burial and Green Funerals
More and more, we (as a culture) are concerned with the impact that we (as individuals) have on the earth. We're trading in...
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