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Spain’s death care industry is being pushed to the limit, as coffin makers work overtime and funeral homes conduct 40 services a day

https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php In Spain, coronavirus restrictions mean only three people are allowed to attend funerals and many are barred access to loved ones in their final days. The country saw an increase of 65% deaths across the six-week epicentre of the pandemic. Coffin factories are working overtime to keep up with […]
Spain’s death care industry is being pushed to the limit, as coffin makers work overtime and funeral homes conduct 40 services a day
Markets

More Americans Are Forgoing $10,000 Funerals Than Ever Before

[credit provider=”www.flickr.com” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/turbona/”] A weakened economy has spurred Americans to revamp their household budgets from the ground up – even in the afterlife. With the average cost of a typical burial service hovering around the $10,000 mark, cremation has become the go-to burial practice for more than 41 per cent of […]
More Americans Are Forgoing $10,000 Funerals Than Ever Before
Lifestyle

These Days, Even Dying Is Expensive

[credit provider=”ElvertBarnes via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/perspective/38832391/sizes/o/in/photostream/”] Death-related costs have risen 20% over the past four years, making it an expensive endeavour for many families, according to the Guardian.In the U.K, death-related costs, including funerals, probate costs and memorials, run an average of $11,477, according to research from Sun Life Direct.
These Days, Even Dying Is Expensive
Markets

Why You Should Invest In Guns, Funeral Homes, And Colleges

[credit provider=”Bill Brine vi flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/3563221413/in/photostream/”] NEW YORK (TheStreet) — The Russell 2000 Index of small companies is hitting new highs, heightening awareness of Capella Education(CPLA), Sturm, Ruger(RGR), Service Corp.(SCI) and other stocks, says Jonathan Moody, manager of the Touchstone Small-Cap Core Fund(TSFAX).The $199 million mutual fund has returned 10.4% […]
Why You Should Invest In Guns, Funeral Homes, And Colleges