Posts Tagged "funeral costs"

How much does cremation cost?

If an undertaker is used to transport the body, obtain permits, and file the death certificate, the average fee is $1,200 (in 2008). However, prices can vary from about $500 to well over $3,000, often in the same market. If

How much does a funeral cost?

The average cost of a funeral today, including a casket, can run upwards of $7,800, not including cemetery costs. If you’re exploring the funeral planning process today, consider our helpful overview how to calculate the cost of a funeral. Part

Choosing a funeral service provider

It’s quite common most Americans don’t realize that in most states its not legally required to use a funeral home. But this is not a surprise as very few people have the experience with the legalities and procedures of a

Part 2: Calculating the cost of a funeral

In part 1 we covered how to calculate the cost of a funeral, we covered the pricing details you need to consider in a funeral service around the cost of a casket or coffin, cremation options, embalming, and burial vaults

Part 1: Calculating the cost of a funeral

Funeral costs include basic services fee for the funeral director and staff, charges for other services and merchandise, and cash advances. Any American funeral home or funeral provider must give you an itemized statement of the total cost of the