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Cost of Cremation vs Burial: Which is More Affordable?

Cost of Cremation vs Burial: Which is More Affordable?

Cremation or burial? This is a question many people face when planning a funeral. There are pros and cons to both options, and it ultimately comes down to the preference of the individual or family. In general, cremation tends to be less expensive than burial. The cost of cremation vs burial varies by region. Speaking to your funeral home about the specific costs involved in each option will help you make the best decision for your loved ones and your wallet.

Funeral Pre Planning Worksheet

Funeral Pre Planning Worksheet

Planning your own funeral can feel emotionally overwhelming, but your bravery in facing these decisions now prevents your family from facing these difficult decisions later. Beginning the planning process with other family members can make it easier for you to make the best decisions for all involved. Considering a “Funeral Pre planning worksheet” now can help you address everything you need to consider.

Fear of Dying Alone

Fear of Dying Alone

The fear of dying alone is not uncommon. The urban dictionary recently included “monatophobia,” meaning “fear of dying alone.” However, the reality of dying alone may look much different. Let’s look at the fear of dying alone and some ways to feel less afraid as you live in the here and now.

How Can I Find a Simple Cremation Provider?

How Can I Find a Simple Cremation Provider?

Finding a provider for a simple cremation without all the extras may feel daunting. However, you don’t have to skimp on quality and service to find a simple solution for cremation services. Some cremation providers will work within your budget constraints to help you and your family grieve together while providing cremation services at a price point you can appreciate. 

Photo Tour of Historic Oakwood Cemetery

Photo Tour of Historic Oakwood Cemetery

Historic Oakwood cemetery in the middle of Raleigh, North Carolina is uniquely situated amid rolling hills and valleys with an abundance of gracefully swaying trees. In the fall, the colorful leaves give the entire area a majestic beauty. As you walk through the cemetery, there is a sense of groundedness, of belonging to time and place, as if all who walk this earth have a right to leave their legacy. Seeing the dedicated monuments to the lives lived, you ponder the stories of those who now rest at Historic Oakwood. Leaving this place, you understand a renewed sense of your own life’s purpose. Take a photo tour of Historic Oakwood Cemetery and find out who you are.