cremation

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...

Cost of dying killing family budgets

As if California's economy wasn't dead enough, the Los Angeles Times is reporting that the Los Angeles County Coroner's office is getting as crowded...