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Why Should I Plan My Own Funeral?

Issue 30.17

Someone wisely observed that the worst time to plan a funeral is right after someone has died. Dealing with emotions during these dark hours is something best to be avoided. The funeral costs will be higher than if a pre-planned funeral had been put in place years earlier. Also, families may […]

Making Sure It’s All Planned

Issue 22.17

I recently asked my sister if she and her husband have done any funeral planning for themselves. She responded that they had it all taken care of. She said they have already purchased their cemetery plots. I said that is very nice but who is going to pay for the funeral […]