Death With Dignity?
Nation’s Largest Funeral Home Company Charges High Prices and Refuses to Disclose These Prices On Their Websites
Read FCA’s full report on how SCI-owned corporate funeral homes charge up to 72 percent higher prices than independently owned funeral homes. Read more
NPR reports on a two part investigation into the funeral industry, which includes interviews with our executive director Josh Slocum, funeral directors, consumers and regulators. NPR says, “We collected price information from around the country and visited providers. Read more
The New York Times has launched a new online section called Open Topics – a “micro-blog” on topics such as health, finances, cooking, and a lot more. Check out the Funeral Arrangements page. It’s got a great overview article on funeral planning, and FCA’s executive director Josh Slocum is posting funeral-related news stories and features from media around the country. Read more
We’ve overhauled our site to make it easier for you to find the practical information you need to make informed funeral choices and get answers to the most common questions about funeral choices and costs. Take a look around. If you don’t find what you need, use our search box in the upper right corner. Read more