Don’t Let Funeral Costs Scare You

By: David Tindall
Monday, June 5, 2017

What is the one thing that scares most people about funerals? The costs! In the United States, the typical cost of a funeral can range to over $10,000 easily. Due to the cost of a funeral, many people avoid pre-planning their funeral. However, who does this cost fall to when you do die? This is something to take into consideration. So, how can you overcome these funeral costs?

Here at Tindall Funeral Home, we are a family based business. This is the core of who we are. We are a family who wants to help you in this time of need. For this reason, our prices are often considered a bit lower than major funeral homes in the area who are charging more and more every year for the same services. In addition, we offer a price match policy that ensures you are getting the lowest price that is possible!

Is there anything that you can do to lower the price of funerals?

Many people opt for life insurance policies that do include some help with the funeral, which can offset the cost out of your pocket. This is a great idea, and we highly recommend that people look into this. Other people prefer to pre-plan their funeral and pay in installments to help offset this major cost coming out of your accounts at once. In addition, you may want to consider if there are special extras that you are wanting, as these types of requests can raise the price of a funeral.

While we understand that the total funeral cost can be scary, you must realize that this is something that everyone has to deal with at one point or another. You must overcome this fear and realize just how important it is to have your affairs in order before you die, as this cost can fall to your family in the end.

Leave a comment
Name*:
Email:
Comment*:
Please enter the numbers and letters you see in the image. Note that the case of the letters entered matters.

Comments

Please wait

Previous Posts

How A Celebrant Helps A Family Heal

A family member's passing can be difficult and stressful for everyone. Managing your emotions while planning for a memorial service may be difficult. Consequently, people often experience mental di...

How Do You Say Goodbye?

When someone dear to you dies, it is difficult to say goodbye. It might be difficult to accept your loss and go on. Healing requires time, but there is no predetermined timeframe for this process. ...

How Much Does A Cremation Urn Cost?

Many people now opt for cremation rather than burials for various reasons including preference, eco-friendly option, and its cost-effectiveness. After cremation, the cremains or ashes are handed ov...

How A Pet's Death Affects Other Pets

It suffices to say that losing a pet is devastating for you and your household. But what about your family's non-human members? It is well-established that animals can experience sadness and loss, ...

Do You Still Have to Wear Black to a Funeral or Memorial?

If you've never been to a funeral before, figuring out what to wear can be challenging. You want to disrespect the departed and their family, yet you also need to be well dressed. T-shirts and jean...

Coping With An Unexpected Death

Sudden death may be devastating for the decedent's friends and family. It leaves behind a feeling of disbelief, which gradually turns into regret, sorrow, irritation, and other emotions. Since ever...

Can I Scatter Cremated Remains On My Own Property?

As more individuals choose cremation as their disposition method, the cremation rate in the country is quickly rising. According to Statista, America’s average cremation rate was 56.1% in 2020 and ...

Can I Rent A Casket For A Ceremony/Gathering Before Cremation?

As funeral prices continue to escalate, there are times when families look for cost-cutting measures. The casket is one of the most expensive components of traditional funerals. Even if the family ...

Do I Have To Use A Burial Vault For Burial?

Numerous bereaved people choose to bury their dear one's ashes in graves. However, as we have seen at Tindall Funeral Home, many individuals have no idea that they'll need to buy a burial vault. B...

Dealing with Unresolved Grief

For the majority of us, mourning is a period of sadness and discomfort that progressively subsides as we come to terms with our experience and move forward. Grief is the feeling of reaching for som...