Funeral Cost

Cost Of A Funeral

What is the average cost of a funeral?

Perhaps the most important thing to understand when researching funeral costs is to realize that prices change regularly, and unless you have recently performed research of costs, you may end up needing to spend more than you anticipated. It’s always a good idea to budget slightly more when planning to pay for a funeral as there may be additional fees or unexpected price increases. Nonetheless, proper research and planning can ensure that the funeral will be a fitting tribute to your loved one rather than a burdensome expense.

How To Pay For Funeral Costs

Funerals are an opportunity for friends, family, and loved ones to honor and remember those who have passed on. These services are often the only opportunity many people will have to say goodbye to a close friend or relative, and as such, funeral services are planned with meticulous care and often with no expense spared. This can often lead to a strain on family finances at an already difficult time. Researching funeral service costs in advance and potentially purchasing burial insurance to cover expected costs can go a long way to reducing financial stress.

As you plan for your funeral or the future service of a loved one, consider your needs, expenses, and means. Let us help you decide if a burial insurance policy will help you pay for your desired service. Call 706-402-0684 to speak with a Southern Life Agent who can prepare you a free life insurance quote.