6 Tips on Writing the Best Eulogy of Your Life

eulogyNot everyone has the gift of confidently speaking in front of others. And often the thought of public speaking throws many people into a panic. Add to that fear the common discomfort of discussing death, and it's easy to understand why the idea of delivering a eulogy can be disconcerting. If you've been asked to write a eulogy, take heart. This article will give you 6 easy ways to make sure you write the best eulogy to honor the one you’ve lost.

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Beginner’s Guide to: Estate Planning - Part One

couple-sizedWhat is an estate plan? Why do I need one? What happens if I don’t create an estate plan? These are all valid questions that need to be answered. In this series, we will look at your biggest questions and give you the answers you’re looking for. Make sure to stick around for parts two and three as well!

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Cremation, An Ancient Tradition Spanning the Stone Age to 21st Century

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There’s a good chance if you’ve had any personal connections to someone who has passed away that you’ve thought about your preferred method of ultimate disposition: burial or cremation.  Cremation is only chosen about half the time, the rate of those who decide to be cremated has almost doubled in the last decade. The rise in cremations begs many questions, one of them being, what’s the story behind cremation? When did it begin and which people were the first to begin the custom? Let’s dive in to the story and discover something new today. (Left) Achilles and Ajax Playing a Dice Game on an Ancient Grecian Urn , 540 BC Vulci Italy

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Four Reasons Planning Your Own Funeral Will Put Your Mind At Ease

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We all knew them. The girls who have had their wedding planned since the age of 6. Or the boys who’ve been working on their business model since middle school. Many people start preparation for college, their wedding, their careers and their kids far in advance of when they actually occur. It’s natural to think ahead to those big events, so it makes sense that funeral planning should be a part of that list as well. Here are four reasons planning your own funeral will set your mind at ease:

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