Consumers may grumble about funeral prices but cases of outright theft are relatively rare among established funeral homes. They do occur, though, as a case now playing out in Evansville, Indiana, … [Read more...] about Indiana case highlights risk of funeral home fraud
Living is expensive but dying is even costlier. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that funeral prices have been rising nearly twice as fast as the cost of other consumer goods. From December … [Read more...] about Funeral prices outpacing other consumer services 2-1
No one thinks twice about the benefits of composting yard and garden remains. But eyebrows may shoot up when the conversation turns to composting human remains. It is nevertheless the newest … [Read more...] about Composting the latest alternative to traditional burial
Death is normal, even if it's not popular. And these days, more and more people are doing it. As with so many trends that have rolled through American culture the last 60 or so years, you can thank … [Read more...] about You’re dead. Now what — funeral, cremation, green burial?
What price love? Too high, is often the answer, a recent study finds. Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder found that when it comes to weddings, funerals and other events that focus on … [Read more...] about Love often trumps budget in funerals
During their lifetimes, the non-religious are subjected to an endless cascade of evangelism, conversion attempts and general hoorah from their fervently faithful brethren. Now a British study confirms … [Read more...] about Funerals don’t have to include God