forethought, pre plan, funeral arrangements

 The subject of funerals is never easy to discuss. 

Discussing your funeral in advance can be a worthwhile experience in light of the impact your own death will have on those you love most.

For this reason, we have compiled, with the help of many people like you, the five most frequently asked questions voiced by people considering their own funerals. 


1. If my death occurred tomorrow, my funeral would be arranged by? 

   savings bank photo  a.  My Spouse
     b. My son or daughter
     c. More than one of my children                                              
     d. A good friend or neighbor.
     e. I’m not sure

2. If my death occurred tomorrow, the money needed to pay for my funeral would come from?                                                      

     a.  My Life Insurance.
     b.  My Savings.
     c.  My Children’s savings.                                                        
     d.  A good friend or neighbor.
     e.  A bank loan taken out by my spouse. 
     f.   I’m not sure. 

3. If my death occurred tomorrow, the funeral I want would include? 

     a.  A copper or bronze casket. 
     b.  A hardwood casket. 
     c.  A steel casket. 
     d.  Cremation with a memorial service. 
     e.  Visitation for friends and family. 
     f.   My favorite pastor, priest, or rabbi or other clergy member.
     g.  I’m not sure. 

4. If my death occurred tomorrow, I would expect my funeral to cost?

     a. Under $1,500.                                                                                     funeral cost photo
     b. Between $1,500 and $2,500.
     c.  Between $2,500 and $3,500. 
     d. Between $3,500 and $7,500.
     e.  Over $7,500.
     f.   No Idea

5. If my death occurred tomorrow, what I would regret most regarding my final arrangements would   be? 

     a. The emotional burden it would place on my survivors. 
     b. No one would know what I wanted for myself or for my loved ones. 
     c.  The financial strain it would cause my survivors. 
     d.  The possibility of emotional overspending. 
     e.  The potential for disagreements and conflict among my survivors over what to do. 
     f.   That I had not taken care of it myself ahead of time. 


We hope the issues raised in these five questions have provided you with new insights as to how you can better prepare for the future.  We welcome your questions and comments. 

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