Waterloo-Cedar Falls, Iowa
Monday, November 7, 2011
WATERLOO, Iowa — Death is the price everyone pays for living, but the price of dying can vary.
Although the Federal Trade Commission mandates funeral service businesses list their general prices for services, other services, costs and items can result in a surprising final bill.
The cost of funerals can range from a couple of thousand dollars to upward of $11,000 or more. Traditionally, funeral service businesses issue a bill for services after the survivors settle the estate and insurance. However, many of the services provided come from other sources that demand payment upfront.
Read the full article at The Courier
Thanks to the Death Care Law Blog for altering us to this article.