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The Funeral Rule

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The Funeral Rule: Consumers need to know that they are protected by the Federal Law known as 'The Funeral Rule' before making funeral plans.... Read full article

Choosing a Funeral Home Provider

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When the time comes to choose a funeral home, it’s best to plan ahead. As with any important financial transaction, it is best done with a clear head and plenty of time to compare funeral prices and all available options.... Read full article

Catholic Funeral Flowers

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There is often confusion about whether flowers are allowed at a Catholic funeral. Confusion stems from the time they were prohibited.... Read full article

Casket Prices

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Casket prices can range from $1000 to over $10,000. The Funeral Casket is almost always the most expensive item you will buy when planning a funeral service.... Read full article

Authorizing a Cremation in Illinois

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In Illinois, all dispositions of remains, whether it’s for a funeral or a cremation, fall under the Disposition of Remains Act - Chapter 755 ILCS 65. Illinois state law makes no differentiation between arranging a cremation or arranging a funeral.... Read full article

Create a Healing Funeral with These Four “Rs”

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Has anyone in your family told you “Don’t have a funeral for me when I’m gone?" People who make such requests are really doing a disservice to the people who love them. Humans need rituals to mark life cycle events.... Read full article

Cremation Memorials: Urns and Memorial Keepsakes

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Following cremation, families must decide how to honor the remains of their loved one. Options range from cremation burial to scattering of ashes to a cremation memorial. A cremation memorial is a physical way to keep and honor the cremated remains.... Read full article

Compare Cremation Costs to Burial Costs

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With cemetery property in short supply, the cost of burial continues to rise. Compared with burial costs, cremation costs are more affordable and the ancillary costs are minimal.... Read full article

A Prepaid Cremation

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The benefits of prepaid cremation are significant. A loving, dignified tribute is planned without subjecting yourself or your family to uncomfortable financial debt. Cremation planning includes researching options and finding a reputable funeral home... Read full article

Attending a Veteran's Funeral

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A veteran's memorial service often differs significantly from the average civilian's service. Veterans Funeral Care is accepting flags that are no longer worthy of display at any of their locations across the U.S.... Read full article