Do I Need Funeral Insurance?

There are plenty of ads telling us that we need funeral insurance. If you’ve seen or read one, you may be convinced that the only way to protect your family from a huge financial burden is to take out funeral insurance. But is this actually the case? Do you really...

TV Shows About Funeral Directors

People are often fascinated with death and how funeral directors operate. Not surprisingly, there have been a number of television shows (both fictional and reality-based) set in funeral homes and examining the issues that arise from dealing with death on a daily...

Leaving a Bequest In Your Will

There are numerous studies and statistics reporting on the percentage of Australians that die without a will. Some reports put the number of people who die without a will as high as 45%. "Studies show that at least 45% of Australians do not have a valid Will. If you...

Why Do We Mourn Celebrities?

After the extraordinary amount of celebrity deaths in 2016, many of us were left feeling slightly shell-shocked. People like David Bowie, Prince, Muhammad Ali and George Michael, who all passed away in 2016, were idols, a big part of our lives for so many years, so...

Supporting Children Through Grief & Loss

Losing a loved one is never easy, but it is particularly challenging for children as they have not yet developed the emotional maturity to fully understand what's going on. While most children do not grieve the same way as adults, it doesn't mean that they aren't...