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Death & Debt
You’ve heard of living expenses. Are you aware of death expenses? A funeral can cost an average of $12,000.
It doesn’t need to cost so much. The harsh truth is, only 24% of Americans plan their funeral. The death industry know this and are banking on your family to spend while in an emotional state.
A Debt.com poll of 1,000 Americans shows more than half would take on debt for a family member’s funeral.
Four in ten who already have, are struggling to pay it off. See the results
What do funerals and weddings have in common? They’re both expensive and emotional. I planned both six months apart. Here’s what I learned.
The average funeral costs between $7,000 and $12,000. Over my dead body will I pay that kind of money to get rid of my dead body.
Over the past 25 years, cheaper and more eco-friendly funerals have become the norm.
You can expect to feel a lot of emotions while planning a funeral. One you may not expect is confusion. This glossary of death terms can help make the best decisions.
A funeral home can charge up to $500 to put your dead daughter in her favorite dress. You can just do it yourself.
The “Black Panther” star didn’t have a will, and it took his wife 15 months to inherit the $2.3 million he left behind.
Most families have strong misconceptions about the value of an estate and this hurts us later in life when our loved ones pass away.