We know funerals can be both mentally and financially stressful given the typical traditional funeral costs an average family about $8,000–$12,000. Our burial and final expenses calculator can help you understand why a funeral costs as much as it does.
Our burial and final expenses calculator can help you understand the types of services you’ll need to prepare for, as well as average costs for each.
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Protection from rising costs
Over the past 30 years, funeral expenses have risen over 227.1 percent.1
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In addition to paying for funeral costs, you can leave your loved ones a real legacy.
1Information sourced from https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2017/the-rising-cost-of-dying-1986-2017.htm