I could write blog posts till I’ve got one foot in the grave and never convey what Caleb Wilde of Confessions of a Funeral Director does in every single post. Read Five Ways Funeral Directors Can Bully Their Customers for his commentary from inside the industry. You don’t want to go to a funeral home and be guilted into buying things you don’t want or don’t need, but it happens all the time because we are vulnerable and have no clue what’s actually accurate regarding needs and claims of funeral goods.
We’re nowhere near being informed and educated consumers when it comes to funeral purchases, but that’s part of my mission here. The first step to planning a meaningful funeral is understanding that it has nothing whatsoever to do with pomp and circumstance and how much $$ you spend. What comes from your heart is the only currency that’s relevant.