Category Archive for "Funeral planning"

Are casket prices at Walmart the cheapest in the funeral market?

The world’s largest retailer has offered funeral caskets for sale for a few years now. Even other big box retailers as now offer caskets for sale, such as Costco caskets and even Amazon caskets. Is one retailers caskets better than the other?

10 facts funeral directors won’t tell you

No one wants to even think about a funeral, let alone plan one. But working things out in advance and buying life insurance to cover the costs protects family members from the unpleasant job of negotiating services as they grieve

5 Tips: How to save money when buying a funeral casket

Tasked with arranging the funeral services for a passed loved one? In addition to the sadness or mourning of the deceased, the added emotional and financial stress of planning a funeral can take a toll on you and the family. Emotions

Funeral Planning: 4 new trends how people are saying goodbye

As life changes, so does death, and the emotional stress it takes to plan a funeral more and more individuals and families are finding new ways to mourn the passing of a loved on. Four new trends have evolved in

Types of funerals

There is no true definition of a ‘traditional’ funeral as every family is different, and not everyone wants the same type of funeral. Just as the case of a wedding in North America, there is a typical structure to a

The difference between a coffin and a casket?

Individuals who begin their funeral planning when a loved one passes, will often ask what is a coffin, and the difference between a coffin and a casket. Among this, they’ll search for coffins for sale online and compare prices of

Direct burial funeral

The direct burial funeral is the type of funeral where the loved one is buried shortly after they have passed away. The direct burial funeral is typically performed using a simple casket or coffin, or container. In a direct burial

What is an urn?

An urn is a vase used to hold the cremated remains of a loved one. Urns are commonly used to store the remaining ashes from the cremation process, and used not just for a family members who pass and are

What is difference between buying caskets online, versus a funeral home casket?

Price. In many cases, can buy caskets online between 30% to 70% less than what you may pay for a casket at a funeral home. Buying a casket online you can get the same level of craftsmanship and quality in

What is a coffin?

We get asked often the difference between a casket and coffin when people begin planning for a funeral. When you browse for a coffin online, you’ll find there is not much difference between a casket and coffin. The terminology of