The Funeral Help Program

"The only things certain are death and taxes."

The difference being, you EXPECT to get ripped-off on taxes!

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Here is an opportunity to learn things you'd probably as soon not know, butshould, things virtually none of your friends and family know, but things we'll all have to deal with eventually. Don't be surprised if your opinions shift from what you may have thought of funerals to this point, if indeed you've thought of them at all.

The main reason funerals cost so much is, we have no idea what to ask for or what it will cost. Say, for instance, your loved one has elected cremation, which is a very reasonably-priced option as a rule. The funeral director, or one of his minions, asks, "Would you like a brief viewing of the deceased, perhaps just for the family?" Sounds reasonable, right? In electing a formal 'viewing', you may have just signed on for some 'extras', such as:

So, a simple nudge by someone in the know can pile on the charges before you know it. And you can't blame the funeral director for providing something YOU asked for, now can you? It is our aim to educate consumers so we'll stop being victims when our time comes. To start your journey toward becoming Death-smart use the directory below. Your family and friends will be grateful you did.

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