When a loved one dies, you are faced with the difficult task of planning their funeral. This is an emotional time in life and you may find yourself spending more on the funeral than you had planned. This is because you want to honor your loved one in the best possible way. Honoring your loved one does not have to break the bank and you can pull off a nice, elegant funeral for thousands less than the regular price, just by being creative.
Are you wondering how you'll pay for your funeral expenses? A funeral can be costly, especially if you don't plan ahead of time. Many families will use life insurance proceeds or leftover assets to pay for funeral expenses. However, not every person has those resources available. If you fail to make other arrangements, you could put your loved ones in a very stressful situation at a time when they are already emotionally fragile.