INFOGRAPHIC: This Is What It Costs To Leave This World

Death is expensive, as noted by this LifeInsuranceQuotes‘ infographic.

A traditional burial can cost up to $10,000, while cremation can range anywhere between $1,000 to $4,000.

But that’s not all: Hidden expenses like obituaries ($200) and burial clothes (up to $400) also add up, leaving family members and friends to take on the debt.

For an in depth look at the fees and fun facts—guess which Hollywood mogul paid $1 million for a plot next to Marilyn Monroe?—look below: 

Photo: LifeInsuranceQuotes

 

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