When a loved one dies, it is natural to want to make a grand gesture to show how much you loved them. This can sometimes manifest as spending a significant amount of money on their funeral services, leaving savings depleted, or perhaps even creating debt. Things such as casket selection, flower choice, or obituary charges can all add up and lead to a bill far beyond what your loved one would have expected (or wanted) you to pay.
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