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Task: What To Know If You Opt For Cremation
Currently, the National Funeral Directors Association reports more than half of Americans opt for cremation, and this is expected...
How Technology Is Looking To Disrupt Your Grave
Innovative ways to honor the deceased. Can iTombs be far behind?
How Much Does It Cost To Be Cremated?
Even “ashes to ashes” benefits from shopping around.
The Best (And Only) Way To Ship Cremated Remains
If you want them to arrive in a specific location at a specific time, scattering them to the winds won’t be the most efficient...
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 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 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 Pre-Plan Cremation
When a body is cremated, the remains are burned to ash (sometimes called “cremains” or "cremated remains"). The cremated remains...
Guide: Purchasing An Urn
An Urn is a container that holds cremated remains. Urns are available in various materials, styles, and prices, and are available...
Urns and Ashes Found In Storage Locker
Auction hunter protip: Think twice before bidding on storage lockers formerly rented by funeral homes.
How Crematories Make Sure You Get The Right Ashes
Answering the question: "Are these ashes really mom?"
9 Creative Things To Do With Ashes
From outer space, to the sea, to diamonds, to becoming a tree...
A Guide To Cremation Products
When a planning a cremation, there are a number of products that you have the option of purchasing.
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 Cremation Products
When planning a cremation, there are a number of products that you have the option of purchasing in order to facilitate the...
How To Decide What You Want Done With Your Ashes
There are four main options for what to do with cremated remains.
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...
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...
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...
All You Need To Know About Cremation
When a body is cremated, the remains are burned to ash (sometimes called "cremains" or "cremated remains") and may be buried in...
5 Things You Need To Know About Direct Cremation
Direct cremation is a disposition option in which the body is cremated in the days immediately following the death, without a...
How To Travel With Cremated Remains
If you want to travel with cremated remains on an airplane, you may either carry them on the plane as carry-on or check the...
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 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.
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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