We all feel the need to hold on to receipts and other records longer than necessary, and we really don't need to. Find out what to keep and for how long.
The funeral for your loved one is over. Now what? What happens next? Find out what actions to take soon after the funeral or memorial service.
You've just lost someone close to you. And in the midst of all the heartbreak and grief, there's unnecessary stress. Why? Because now you're in charge of settling the affairs of the deceased, and you aren't sure what to do. You have no idea where any of the deceased's records are. And funeral arrangements? What arrangements? You [...]
After cremation, the ashes are bright white, not like the ashes of your fireplace. The cremains, the cremated remains of a body, can be disposed of by putting them in an urn and burying the urn in a cemetery or placing the urn in a columbarium. The ashes can also be scattered on land, [...]
When a person dies, the family must make a decision about what to do with the body. In the past, the traditional option has been a burial. Over the years, however, more people have come to prefer the option of cremation. Cremation is the irreversible process of reducing human remains to bone fragments through direct flame, [...]