Category: Life Planning

July 13, 2021

Nothing reminds us of our own mortality and raises all sorts of existential questions (and sometimes crises) than discussions about a last will and testament. For some, it’s just another piece of paperwork they […]

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 […]

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 […]

May 25, 2020

The phrase “Get your affairs in order” immediately conjures up images of a doctor diagnosing you or a close family member with a terminal illness. As uncomfortable as that conversation is, health care professionals […]

May 24, 2020

According to research by The Conversation Project, 90% of Americans want to talk to their family members about what happens when they die. This makes sense, as we’re a country of independent people who […]

May 23, 2020

We get it: no one really wants to think about death and dying. Imagining your own passing or that of a partner, parent, or even child is unpleasant. However, the result of ignoring this […]