Preplanning

7 Substantial Benefits of Preplanning a Funeral

Have you considered preplanning a funeral? Whether you have or not, it may be something that’s right for you (click here to learn What Preplanning Is). There are many things to think about when it comes to preplanning a funeral, but the benefits are something that’s easy to discuss. Today…...

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Planning My Own Funeral

It is kind of an ominous feeling when you plan your own funeral. It almost seems if to do so would be speaking your impending death into existence.  Especially at my age, I am 36 years old and quite frankly have not yet decided that I am going to die.…...

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What is Preplanning

One of the most common remarks that a funeral director hears is, “If they had only told us what they wanted.” because death and funerals are not easy topics to discuss, many families never really know what the wishes of their loved ones are. Advanced Funeral Planning or Preplanning allows…...

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Plan Your Epitaph Day

Here is a vocabulary word for the day. Epitaph. What is an epitaph and why do I need to have one? According to Google, epitaph is a phrase or form of words written in memory of a person who has died, especially on a tombstone. April 6th is Plan your…...

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

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…...

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3 Tips for Preplanning as a Procrastinator

When someone has died, it becomes someone else’s responsibility to take care of the funeral plans. There are many tough decisions that go along with planning a funeral.  Will it take place in a church or out in nature? Will there be a viewing or an open casket or will…...

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How to Write SMART Goals

Last week on the blog, we discussed why writing your goals down makes a big difference in actually achieving them. Make sure to go back and read it! This week, we will be talking about how to write SMART goals.   Have you heard about SMART goals? It is a…...

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Why You Should Make Goals

“A little boy in the sixth grade named Steve who came from a low-income family, wearing hand me down clothing and suffering from a stuttering problem, was sitting in class listening to his teacher as se gave them a new assignment. She asked the class to write down what they…...

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Options for Financing Funerals

A funeral is an essential expense. Thankfully, a little planning will reduce the uncertainty of costs and payment. If you don’t plan for funeral expenses, you run the risk of your family having to ask others to share an unexpected burden. This puts everyone in an embarrassing and uncomfortable position.…...

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A Resolution to Plan for the Future

Make a Resolution to Complete Estate and Funeral Planning While your friends resolve to make this next year the one where they finally lose weight, get fit and kick those unhealthy habits, why not do yourself and your loved ones a favor and complete your estate and funeral planning? It’s certainly…...

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