While it may not always be at the top of the list people often want to be sure their family has sufficient cash for funeral services.
A full funeral and burial in a cemetery has been the traditional method of disposing of a deceased’s remains but more people are now choosing cremation, according to the Financial Advisor in “Social Stigma of Cremation Going Up in Smoke.”
Cremation is normally a much cheaper option than a burial service. However, it is still important to shop around and make sure you are receiving a good price with a reputable company. Prices and service can vary greatly between companies.
An estate planning attorney can advise you on distributing your assets and leaving cash to help your family meet expenses.