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Read The Fine Print Before Purchasing Medical Travel Insurance

By Mark Sunshine | May 19, 2020

It May Not Cover Pandemics Talk about fine print surprising and hurting consumers…if you read the fine print on most medical travel insurance policies you will discover that they exclude coverage for pandemics, including COVID-19.   This means, even if you purchase medical travel insurance that is intended to cover medical expenses while traveling, you aren’t…

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Cremation Rates Around The World

By Mark Sunshine | May 14, 2020

Cremation Rates Around The World Ever wonder how many people get cremated around the world.  Well, it turns out that the United States lags most industrialized countries in terms of cremation versus burial.  According to the Cremation Society of Great Britain, in concentrated urban areas around the globe, the cremation rate is often greater than…

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Keys to a successful water scatter.

By Mark Sunshine | May 4, 2020

Keys to a successful water scatter. Almost every day we are asked about water scattering of ashes.   We know that water scattering can be a meaningful and impactful way to say goodbye to your loved one.  But, we also know that water scattering can be a disaster.   Wind, current, and waves often do not cooperate,…

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Eight Easy and Inexpensive Tips for Selecting the Perfect Cremation Urn.

By Mark Sunshine | May 4, 2020

It’s easy and inexpensive to purchase the perfect cremation urn for your loved one.  Below are a few easy tips for making the best choice.  Tip #1 – Usually, $100 is the maximum you should pay.  $100 is more than enough to purchase the highest quality urns manufactured anywhere in the world (other than specialty…

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7 Tips To Help Prevent Deadly Drug Interactions

By Mark Sunshine | Apr 20, 2020

COVID-19 has changed the way we shop, and that includes how prescription drugs are purchased. Many of us are purchasing drugs through the internet and having them delivered to our homes. While convenient, online pharmacies present new risks.  The problem created by online pharmacies is the loss of the last line of protection – the staff…

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Grief Counseling and the Enduring Burden of Loss

By Mark Sunshine | Nov 4, 2019

I have suffered the loss of close family members, and, while I have gotten used to the passing of my loved ones, I have never gotten over it. Some days, it seems to me that the funerals of my parents, Aunts and Uncles, Nephew and close friends were just yesterday, and I am overwhelmed with…

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Beware of fraud when buying your cremation

How To Avoid Funeral And Cremation Scams

By Mark Sunshine | Oct 25, 2019

Learn The Do’s And Don’ts Purchasing a funeral or cremation for yourself, or a loved one, is vastly different than all other consumer purchases. The combination of grief, fear and loss makes everyone vulnerable. Unscrupulous funeral directors regularly take advantage of customer vulnerability to take advantage of customers. They use high-pressure sales techniques designed to…

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The super rich have funeral needs also

Funerals For The Super-Rich

By Mark Sunshine | Oct 25, 2019

Ever Wonder What People With Lots Of Money Do When They Die? A few days ago I came across an article that was written by Jason Sheeler of the Telegraph (a London based newspaper).  Unfortunately it is behind paywall, so I thought I would give you a synopsis The article details burial and funeral trends…

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Cremation Provides Families Funeral and Memorial Service Choices

By Mark Sunshine | Oct 18, 2019

Among the most important reasons to choose cremation over a traditional burial is the flexibility in funeral service options provided by cremation. Many of these funeral service options may have little or no cost while still providing for a meaningful opportunity to say “goodbye” to a loved one who has passed. Among the types of…

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