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Does Racism Continue at Death?

I’ve just read a very sad story from a funeral director in Chicago who said that white families are being given two weeks to contract with a funeral home to care for their loved one, whereas black families are being given a matter of hours.

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Financial

The Old Divorce

Storytime: The Old Divorce

You and your spouse decide to get divorced. It’s amicable, you create separate households, you separate your finances, the kids are fine. You just never get around to doing the legal part of getting a divorce. What’s the worst that can happen, right?

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Left With Nothing

Storytime: Left With Nothing

“realized my husband didn’t leave me anything. All of the beneficiaries for all of his life insurance and stuff is going to his kids. So I’ve lost 60 percent of my monthly income and have no insurance proceeds to backfill my finances. Which means I have to sell this house immediately. “

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Legal

Left With Nothing

Storytime: Left With Nothing

“realized my husband didn’t leave me anything. All of the beneficiaries for all of his life insurance and stuff is going to his kids. So I’ve lost 60 percent of my monthly income and have no insurance proceeds to backfill my finances. Which means I have to sell this house immediately. “

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Memorial

A Funeral Director Goes Above and Beyond- Part 4

Not all of us have the luxury of knowing that we’re going to have a need for things like funeral arrangements and legal documents and financial arrangements. By making them in advance, things are there when you need them, so that when a death unexpectedly occurs, as it did in this scenario, you’re protected.

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A Funeral Director Goes Above and Beyond- Part 3

So now this funeral director is in this place where he’s horribly backed up, but he’s got to find some way to do something for this man, to give him an opportunity to say goodbye to his only family member, who he can’t even believe is gone because he hasn’t seen him in weeks.

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