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Coping with grief — and funeral costs

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Coping with the loss of a loved one can be painful. Adding to the turmoil, mourners may be so stunned they are unable to carefully manage the costs around this very emotional event. Confusion and shock means some families pay much more than needed for funeral services.

Yet armed with just a little knowledge, many can keep costs in check while still saying farewell to a loved one with the respect he or she deserves.

Click on the arrow above to learn more about the funeral service industry, and how you can honour your beloved without taking on expenses that can add to grief down the road.

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