May 2, 2013
Josh Slocum, Executive Director, Funeral Consumers Alliance
As the director of Funeral Consumers Alliance, a nonprofit that helps people avoid funeral fraud, I know all about mortuary mythology. (That’s what I call the collective “wisdom” about death, dying, funerals, and dead people.) Most Americans get their information about how to bury the dead from the people we pay to do it for us — not exactly the most disinterested source.
You don’t walk into the car dealer with a blank check and you shouldn’t do it at the undertaker’s.
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