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How to save money on coffins

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Peter Erceg | eziFunerals Purchasing a coffin is one of the most expensive items for any funeral, and many people either don’t have the means to pay for a coffin or would prefer not to spend such a large sum of money. The term coffin is derived from the Old French word ‘coffin’ meaning basket. […]

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Funeral plans vs funeral insurance

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Richard Laycock | Insurance expert Funerals are a common element of modern day life, but they’re an event that is often dreaded by most people. And fair enough. The idea of planning a funeral can be completely daunting. However, there are plenty of reasons why you should get the ball rolling sooner rather than later. […]

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Funeral Poems

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Funeral poetry, readings and verse can enhance a funeral service or ceremony whether it is religious or non-religious. You can share how you feel about someone you have lost and pay tribute to the memories that you hold dearest.   Gates of Prayer from the Reform Judaism Prayer Book At the rising sun and at […]

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Funeral poetry, readings and verse can enhance a funeral service or ceremony whether it is religious or nonreligious. You can share how you feel about someone you have lost and pay tribute to the memories that you hold dearest. Death is Nothing at All by Canon Henry Scott-Holland Death is nothing at all, I have […]

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SHOULD I SHOP AROUND FOR A FUNERAL DIRECTOR?

YES! Not all Funeral Directors are the same. So it pays to do your homework!
Funeral costs charged by funeral homes can vary significantly. Most publicly listed funeral brands don't provide an itemised quote for the cost of a funeral. So you may pay thousands of dollars more for things you don’t want or need. Although, it may be emotionally difficult for you to shop around for funeral services, it makes sense that you should use the same techniques you use with any other major purchase.

Give eziFunerals a try today. IT’S FREE!
Independent funeral directors that are members of eziFunerals are here to help you before, during and after your time of need. We work together to ensure that consumers receive transparent information and the best possible standard of service at the most realistic cost. They work for you and not shareholders. Submit a quote request online today and one of our local Independent Funeral Directors will provide you with a FREE consultation discussing the various options available to you. You’re in total control! Let us help you save time, money and necessary grief. - ezifunerals.com.au/get-a-quick-quote/
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DIY FUNERALS
A Complex Undertaking Or A Rewarding Experience?

Part 1: Cremations
It is possible to organise a cremation funeral yourself without using a funeral director providing you obtain a Single Funeral Permit and comply with the relevant State requirements. By obtaining a Single Funeral Permit you become the ‘Funeral Director’ and it is your responsibility to arrange all permits and applications as well […] ezifunerals.com.au/diy-funerals-a-complex-undertaking-or-a-rewarding-experience/
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DON’T PAY TOO MUCH FOR A FUNERAL!
Understand Your Funeral Rights and Shop Around

A recent report into the funeral industry last year found consumers are often unnecessarily upsold on funerals due to a lack of information and real competition, in an industry that is lightly regulated. According to Morgan Stanley, rather than hiking its prices, ASX-listed company InvoCare appears to have improved its revenue from up-selling to more expensive funerals. InvoCare occupies 40 percent of the funeral industry market with over 30 brands including White Lady, Simplicity, Guardian, Purslowe, Chippers, Hansen & Cole and W.N. Bull.

So you could be paying significantly more for a funeral by choosing an InvoCare brand as opposed to an independent and family owned funeral home. So it pays to do your homework!

That’s where eziFunerals can help! eziFunerals is an independent consumer advocate that lets you shop and compare funeral homes, find the best prices, make sensible decisions, and discourage emotional overspending on elaborate arrangements that family members might be tempted to purchase in their bereavement. Best of all it’s FREE and could save your family thousands of dollars. ezifunerals.com.au/get-a-quick-quote/
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