Alternative Funerals: Thinking Outside the Box

Death isn't cheap: According to recent studies, the average cost of a traditional funeral is almost $8,000. So in America, internment usually comes down to a choice between an expensive burial and a less costly cremation. But there are other options that you might not have considered.

Recession takes a toll on cemeteries

There's an old saying about death being a recession-proof business. After all, come hell or high water (or maybe because of them), somebody's going...