Help With the Death of an Infant

If you have the sad situation of the loss of an unborn child, we sympathize with you. We hope this list of resources may be helpful. This information is courtesy of Buzzy Bees: Funeral Cost Assistance Final Farewell Final Farewell Read More →

By |2024-04-09T18:53:19+00:00April 9th, 2024|Funeral Costs|Comments Off on Help With the Death of an Infant

Planning a Funeral | 5 Key Tips

Planning a Funeral and/or making funeral arrangements at the last minute can be stressful, expensive, and disappointing in terms of services received. Planning ahead can provide the following benefits: Large cost savings, quite possibly cutting funeral costs by half.• Funeral service Read More →

By |2020-09-22T18:00:55+00:00September 22nd, 2020|Creative Services, Funeral Costs|Comments Off on Planning a Funeral | 5 Key Tips

Financial Assistance for Funerals

Financial Assistance for Funerals: Information and Resources BA-FCA cannot provide direct financial assistance for funerals or death care, but we can help you find the best prices in the Bay Area for simple funeral arrangements, and we can direct you to some sources Read More →

By |2020-05-04T20:07:08+00:00May 12th, 2020|Funeral Costs|Comments Off on Financial Assistance for Funerals

The FTC Funeral Rule and Funeral Costs

The Funeral Rule, enforced by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), makes it possible for you to choose only those goods and services you want or need and to pay only for those you select, whether you are making arrangements when a Read More →

By |2023-03-01T16:31:13+00:00May 4th, 2020|Funeral Costs|Comments Off on The FTC Funeral Rule and Funeral Costs

Funeral Consumer Information

For questions, contact Josh Slocum, Executive Director, Funeral Consumers Alliance, 802-233-6326, The Federal Trade Commission requires all funeral homes to give consumers price quotes by phone, and to give them a printed complete price list when they show up in Read More →

By |2020-04-20T18:27:13+00:00April 20th, 2020|Funeral Costs|Comments Off on Funeral Consumer Information

How to avoid overpaying on funeral arrangements 

Consumers who know what different options are available to them can avoid overpaying for funerals or other after-death care. Here are 12 cost-saving suggestions. Ask your loved ones what their funeral wishes are so you can do what they want vs. Read More →

By |2020-01-10T00:30:03+00:00December 17th, 2019|Funeral Costs|Comments Off on How to avoid overpaying on funeral arrangements 
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