Navigation Links
Funeral Financials Issues Top 3 Reasons Why Cremation is Increasing in Popularity

New York, NY (PRWEB) June 20, 2013

Burials have traditionally been more common than cremation, but that is changing. It's projected that more Americans will be cremated than buried in just a few years, TIME reported in a June 13, 2013 article titled "Cremation: The New American Way of Death." There are several reasons for this shift, including beliefs, values, and cost.

Below, Funeral Financials gives the top 3 reasons why cremation is experiencing a rise in popularity.

1. Lower cost. Choosing cremation can cost 25% of what a traditional burial costs. A cremation means no casket cost, hearse or embalmment fees. Depending on the deceased's wishes, it can also often mean no headstone or burial plot. Today's society is much more mobile too, so transporting an urn across the country to its final resting place is sometimes chosen instead of making arrangements for the transport of a casket and the deceased's body. Funeral Financials does issue a caution to people whom have funeral insurance- make sure that someone knows about the insurance. It will not do any good in helping with the funeral costs if no one knows that the policy exists.

2. A break with tradition. The majority of people in the U.S. practice the Christian faith which favors burial for religious reasons. However, the nation is becoming more secular as time goes on, so more and more people are exploring other funeral options aside from the traditional burial. Cremation is a process that can be appealing to people of all beliefs – whether religious or secular.

3. Eco-friendly. Cremation is a "greener" option compared to a full burial because it does not include embalming processes or space within the earth that must be maintained in perpetuity. As people become more eco-conscious in their daily lives, it makes sense that they would pursue burial options that reflect the values they held while living.

Cremation will soon become the most popular funeral option in the United States. Funeral Financials notes the top 3 reasons for cremations’ increase in popularity: they appeal to people of all faiths and beliefs; they have an eco-friendly process; they are more affordable.

About Funeral Financials: is a website that serves as a resource for funeral planning. It provides financial information to help people make informed choices related to funerals and memorial services.

Read the full story at

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Commends Coffin Maker for New Trundle Coffin Design
2. Gives Advice Regarding Social Media
3. Comments on Jolie Missing Aunt’s Funeral to Attend Premiere
4. Praises Funeral Homes that Offer “Life Celebrations”
5. Advocates Pre-Planned Funerals
6. Applauds Rapper 50 Cent for Incredible Gesture
7. Releases Last Wishes Must-Do List
8. Funeral Financials Asks Americans to Donate their Memorial Day Beer Money to Help EOD Scholarship
9. Funeral Financials Announces Their Top 3 Reasons to Hire a Funeral Concierge
10. Humanist funerals
11. Voltari Corporation Selects Intacct Cloud Financials and Synergy Business Solutions for New Accounting System and Implementation
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/26/2015)... ... November 26, 2015 , ... CognisantMD and Cambridge Memorial ... in the Waterloo region. Using the Ocean Platform, family physicians can now order ... electronic medical record (EMR) without the need for redundant patient entry or an ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... ... ... PRMA Plastic Surgery is updating their record books yet again with an ... breast reconstruction surgery! , “What an accomplishment for the PRMA team, says Dr. ... an honor to have served all of these women.” , PRMA is one of ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... ... ... Indosoft Inc., developer and distributor of the world-class Asterisk based contact center software Q-Suite, ... The new Q-Suite 6 platform is based on the latest Java Enterprise standards. By ... piece of software for many key components of the suite. Much of the suite ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... November 25, 2015 , ... Finnleo, a leader in the traditional and far-infrared ... traditional and far-infrared saunas. , For traditional saunas, Finnleo is offering ... sauna wood, and Finnleo uses only European Grade A Nordic White Spruce from sustainably ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... November 26, 2015 , ... Ministers, senior government ... ANDI Pan African Centres of Excellence, and public R&D institutions, civil societies and ... opening of the 5th African Network for Drugs and Diagnostics Innovation, ANDI, Stakeholders ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/25/2015)... -- Henry Schein, Inc., the world,s largest provider of health ... animal health practitioners, will unveil at the Greater New ... Pavilion , which brings together for the first time ... help any practice or laboratory enter the digital age. ... of experts appearing at the Pavilion. --> ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... Nov. 25, 2015  Trovagene, Inc. (NASDAQ: TROV ... that Chief Executive Officer Antonius Schuh, Ph.D., is scheduled ... Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference. th ... York Palace Hotel in New York ... EST. Mr. Schuh will be available for one-on-one meetings ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... Endo International plc (NASDAQ: ENDP ) (TSX: ... and CEO, will discuss corporate updates at the 27 th ... York on Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at 1 ... Relations, and then the link to the event. Participants should ... to visit the site and download any streaming media software ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: