Category: End of Life

April 5, 2021

In the U.S., it’s not uncommon for a single funeral to cost thousands of dollars — with a median cost of $7,640, according to the National Funeral Directors Association. And if a cement vault […]

March 31, 2021

Although many people view funerals and related ceremonies as an unpleasant experience, these rituals are an inherent part of what it means to be human. We all die, and honoring the deceased is one […]

March 23, 2021

Your will is one of the most critical documents in your estate plan. As you research, you’ll learn about many different types of wills, such as simple wills, joint wills, and pour-over wills. One […]

March 9, 2021

It’s often said that funerals are for the living. They give those left behind a chance to remember the dearly departed and then reflect upon their own lives. When you create a funeral reception […]

March 2, 2021

Not only are funerals expensive, but they can also cost the environment a great deal. Traditional burials have a tremendous impact on the planet in terms of materials, and cremations in the U.S. release […]

February 11, 2021

Your 40s are a hidden gem because of the stability you enjoy in your career and social life. During this era, many people often may experience positive, long-term changes to their financial and family […]

February 5, 2021

Despite what you might have learned about them from popular culture, wills are an essential part of estate planning for everyone. Even if you don’t own property, houses, fine art, and other signifiers of […]

February 3, 2021

One of the most nerve-wracking parts of end-of-life planning occurs as you begin to lose control of your faculties and abilities. Learning more about the different “Power of Attorney” concepts is essential, especially if […]

January 26, 2021

Sometimes the greatest gift you can give someone doesn’t come with a price tag. Planning your after-death communication costs only your time and emotional energy, yet the delight it will bring your loved ones […]

June 25, 2020

While we know how challenging losing a loved one can be on its own, if you’re the one managing and organizing their affairs, it can be even more emotionally taxing. To simplify this process, […]