How to make funeral costs cheaper for your family

How to make funeral costs cheaper for your family

123Funerals in Australia can cost anywhere from $4000 to $15,000 depending on whether they are simple or elaborate.

If you want to make things easier for your family by paying in advance for your funeral the Australian Securities and Investments Commission has some options to consider.

https://www.moneysmart.gov.au/life-events-and-you/over-55s/paying-for-your-funeral

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Why the community should help with funeral costs

The idea for Tender Funerals arose from a community conversation about the high cost of funerals and the sense that they were being driven by an industry rather than by those closest to the person who had died.

Why the community should help with funeral costs

The idea for Tender Funerals arose from a community conversation about the high cost of funerals and the sense that they were being driven by an industry rather than by those closest to the person who had died.


Why this girl dies over and over again

Why this girl dies over and over again

123It’s been five years since Julie Buntin’s best friend from high school passed away, but her death happens over and over online.

For as long as Facebook exists, Lea will be there, saying goodbye. And as long as she’s there, Julie be watching her go.

http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2014/07/shes-still-dying-on-facebook/373904/

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There are better ways to die that this

The British businessman who owns the Segway company plunged to his death after driving one of his famous two-wheeled scooters off a cliff.

There are better ways to die that this

The British businessman who owns the Segway company plunged to his death after driving one of his famous two-wheeled scooters off a cliff.


Why all but the wealthy will die young

The disparity between top earners and everyone else is staggering in nations such as the United States, where 10 per cent of people accounted for 80 per cent of income growth since 1975.

Why all but the wealthy will die young

The disparity between top earners and everyone else is staggering in nations such as the United States, where 10 per cent of people accounted for 80 per cent of income growth since 1975.


What questions should you ask about your presence online

None of us likes to think about our death or the death of a loved one, but it’s important to prepare for it.

What questions should you ask about your presence online

None of us likes to think about our death or the death of a loved one, but it’s important to prepare for it.


What happens to your online presence when you die

In one particularly dark episode of the British TV series Black Mirror, a young pregnant woman’s newly-wed husband dies in a car crash.

What happens to your online presence when you die

In one particularly dark episode of the British TV series Black Mirror, a young pregnant woman’s newly-wed husband dies in a car crash.


Put your life into perspective with these obituaries

While most Tongans favoured relaxed, light clothing suitable to the warm weather, Crown Prince Tupouto’a, as he was then known, was rarely seen in anything but Savile Row suits.

Put your life into perspective with these obituaries

While most Tongans favoured relaxed, light clothing suitable to the warm weather, Crown Prince Tupouto’a, as he was then known, was rarely seen in anything but Savile Row suits.


How to give a eugoly

Giving a eulogy is good for you. Period. It may hurt to write it. And reading it?

How to give a eugoly

Giving a eulogy is good for you. Period. It may hurt to write it. And reading it?


How drug gangs drove the funeral insurance business

For communities that have been ravaged by violent deaths, the dignity of a burial and the indignity of a mass grave co-exist as parallel possibilities that seem arbitrarily assigned to victims.

How drug gangs drove the funeral insurance business

For communities that have been ravaged by violent deaths, the dignity of a burial and the indignity of a mass grave co-exist as parallel possibilities that seem arbitrarily assigned to victims.