Funerals are a time for mourning. When a friend or a loved one dies the people that he or she knew feel terrible. It’s a natural feeling and process that everyone has to go through at one point or another. The economy is currently in a terrible slump. It’s not as bad as it was during the great depression, but it’s worse than it has been since. People are starting to have to pull back from extra spending. Family vacations are cancelled because the money has to go to some place more important than fun. Unfortunately there are hidden expenses in life that cannot be avoided. One such expense is a funeral.
Funerals are expensive. There’s a coffin that has to be bought. There’s the funeral plan that is usually done by an expert. These funeral plans call for things such as flowers and food that must be purchased. You also have to pay for the slot of land where the loved one is going to be buried. Plus there are fees associated with the actual digging and covering process. All in all funerals are expensive. But who wants to have to worry about funeral expenses at such a time? When the death of a loved one comes it’s a time to mourn. Having to stress out about the money associated with the funeral is no fun. Not being able to afford it would be even worse. Read more