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Potential solutions when there is no money for a burial include cremation, shopping around for budget services, or donating the body to science or medicine, suggests Funeral Consumers Alliance. No charities or government... More »

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To make a budget for a funeral, account for funeral costs such as embalming, burial costs such as a grave plot, and additional costs such as flowers. Keep a list of the cost of each aspect of the funeral in order to keep... More »

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Although eligibility depends on a number of factors, in many states, the government provides financial assistance for a funeral if the deceased person's estate lacks sufficient funds to pay for it. In some cases, the U.S... More »

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Thomas Funeral Home in Cambridge, Maryland offers funeral services including viewing, burial, cremation and other memorial ceremonies. The staff can help clients choose caskets, grave markers, urns and options for cremat... More »

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Survivors can bury ashes after cremation in a cemetery plot, urn garden or natural burial ground. Other appropriate options include entombing ashes in a columbarium or scattering the ashes at a place that the deceased lo... More »

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To make a budget for a funeral, account for funeral costs such as embalming, burial costs such as a grave plot, and additional costs such as flowers. Keep a list of the cost of each aspect of the funeral in order to keep... More »

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During cremation, the funeral director or crematorium attendant places the container or casket holding the body into the cremation chamber, which is heated to anywhere between 1,400 and 1,800 degrees Fahrenheit. Crematio... More »

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