The disparity in pricing in the funeral industry is truly astounding. Not only does the price of any particular service or item vary enormously from funeral home to funeral home, but the decision about what components to include — what is necessary, what is optional, what is desirable, and what is truly unneeded and wasteful — varies from person to person and from family to family. Included in this section is information and discussion about the many pricing issues that will face anyone making arrangements for care of the deceased.

Funeral home pricing comparison
Funeral components and typical costs 
PrePaying for your cremation or burial
Sales tactics to beware of
Ways to cut funeral costs