What to do when someone dies: introduction
Welcome to the iMortuary original blog series entitled, “What To Do When Someone Dies.” We created this series in response to the need for greater consumer information for what to do when someone dies. As consumers increasingly turn to the Internet for information gathering, we acknowledge that funeral planning and estate matters represent a valuable topic.
Grief and loss are paramount when a loved one passes, and yet dealing with estate issues typically falls to those closest to the one who passed. Navigating the myriad of tasks and responsibilities can be overwhelming; it is our hope that this series starts conversations and provides thoughtful insight into these tasks. We also hope to convey a positive message regarding proper funeral planning and estate planning.
Part of our ongoing series:
Starting Monday, January 10, 2011, the series will be rolled out as blog articles on our Funeral Blog. To follow our communications and announcements on Twitter, follow @iMortuary and/or search for our posts with the hashtag #whensomeonedies. If your website or organization serves families dealing with death, grief, and/or loss, we encourage you include a link to this primary blog post [the permalink is https://www.imortuary.com/WTDWSD/] from your website.
In this seven-part series, “What To Do When Someone Dies” we will cover information regarding “What To Do When Someone Dies” for each of the following subject areas.
- Bank Accounts
- Debts and Bills
- Grief Resources
- Real Estate
- Online Accounts
- Social Security and Other Government Organizations
- Stocks and Investments
- What To Do When Someone Dies: Life Insurance
For those experiencing the loss of a loved one or who are making estate planning or funeral planning decisions, these resources offer a starting point for the myriad of tasks and responsibilities related to managing the personal affairs of an individual. These pivotal resources can provide an excellent starting point and foundation for personal organization or for managing the affairs of a loved one. However, these articles are not intended to provide legal or investment advice. Consumers may need to consult a professional regarding all the comprehensive steps and legal matters when managing an estate.
Minda Brusse, co-owner of iMortuary.com, talking about the series.