Pre-Planning

How to Prepare for a Home Death and What to Expect

How to Prepare for a Home Death and What to Expect

This guide to a home funeral explains how to conduct one and what to expect as your family takes funerary practic...

July 16, 2021

Why You Should Review Your Employers Life Insurance Benefits

Why You Should Review Your Employers Life Insurance Benefits

Is Your Company-Provided Life Insurance Enough?...

July 13, 2021

8 Companies that are Helping Canadians Prepare for End-of-Life

8 Companies that are Helping Canadians Prepare for End-of-Life

8 Companies that are Helping Canadians Prepare for End-of-Lif...

July 6, 2021

Legacy Contacts Can Access a Loved One's Data After They Die

Legacy Contacts Can Access a Loved One's Data After They Die

Apple's Digital Legacy Service lets legacy contacts access a ...

June 18, 2021

Who Has the Right To Make Funeral Decisions? A Case Study

Who Has the Right To Make Funeral Decisions? A Case Study

We discuss the finer points of end-of-life decision-making and how making these decisions will benefit you and yo...

June 17, 2021

What to Look for When Pre-Planning Your Cremation

What to Look for When Pre-Planning Your Cremation

To keep our families informed and to increase transparency in the industry, we want to help you understand what d...

June 15, 2021

What is the Difference Between Insurance and Trust Pre-Payments?

What is the Difference Between Insurance and Trust Pre-Payments?

When you pre-plan and pre-pay for your final arrangements, yo...

May 27, 2021

Leaving A Legacy: How to Capture Stories and Memories

Leaving A Legacy: How to Capture Stories and Memories

Despite this, there may be ways to make losing a loved one more connective and supportive for those left grieving...

May 27, 2021

Pre-Planning Your Estate Settlement: An Ode to Thinking Ahead

Pre-Planning Your Estate Settlement: An Ode to Thinking Ahead

Taking the time to thoroughly estate plan can save your famil...

May 20, 2021

‘Till Death Do Us Part… Literally

‘Till Death Do Us Part… Literally

At the end of the day, it’s your body and your choice, but it’s also about love. If you believe in the love you h...

May 18, 2021

The Importance of Legacy Giving and How to Do It

The Importance of Legacy Giving and How to Do It

Legacy giving is a way to help ensure that a person’s memory is honored and their legacy is acknowledged.

May 13, 2021

What to Do Before You Die: A Social Media Checklist

What to Do Before You Die: A Social Media Checklist

Everybody has a myriad of social, email and digital accounts. But, the questions is, what happens to them when yo...

April 6, 2021

Debts and Death: Does it All Go Poof?

Debts and Death: Does it All Go Poof?

In Canada, while debts cannot be inherited nor transferred upon death, there are a few important things to be awa...

March 22, 2021

Cremation Without Embalming? Yes, it's a Thing.

Cremation Without Embalming? Yes, it's a Thing.

In this blog, we will discuss four reasons to consider having a cremation without embalming.

March 5, 2021

Cleaning Out Your Emotional Attic Before You Die: Secrets and Reconciliations

Cleaning Out Your Emotional Attic Before You Die: Secrets and Reconciliations

Cleaning your emotional closet is the act of reconciling any ...

February 26, 2021

8 Things to Know When Pre-Planning a Cremation Service

8 Things to Know When Pre-Planning a Cremation Service

At Eirene, we encourage people to put thought and consideration into their end-of-life arrangements and plan for ...

February 24, 2021

Term vs. Whole Life Insurance: Which One is Right for You?

Term vs. Whole Life Insurance: Which One is Right for You?

When it comes to life insurance, the two most common types of life insurance are term life insurance and whole (o...

February 20, 2021

What if You Actually Can’t Afford to Die? Tips for Paying Funeral Costs

What if You Actually Can’t Afford to Die? Tips for Paying Funeral Costs

Funerals can be one of the largest costs that you will face. ...

February 8, 2021

Estate Planning During COVID-19: How Do I Create a Will from Home?

Estate Planning During COVID-19: How Do I Create a Will from Home?

In this article, we’ll answer some common questions about com...

February 3, 2021

What is an Ethical Will and How Do I Write One?

What is an Ethical Will and How Do I Write One?

An Ethical Will is a document that you write for your loved ones containing the wisdom you have gathered througho...

January 27, 2021

What to Put in Your “When I Die” File: How To Organize Estate Planning Documents

What to Put in Your “When I Die” File: How To Organize Estate Planning Documents

Avoid confusion at the end of life! Put together a "When I Di...

January 15, 2021

10 Documents You Need for End of Life: Living Wills, DNRs and POAs

10 Documents You Need for End of Life: Living Wills, DNRs and POAs

Planning end of life arrangements could mean that you have to...

December 18, 2020

Life Insurance 101: What is Life Insurance and Who Needs It?

Life Insurance 101: What is Life Insurance and Who Needs It?

Too often, life insurance is an afterthought. With many other...

December 17, 2020

What if Your Family Disagrees with Your Decision to be Cremated?

What if Your Family Disagrees with Your Decision to be Cremated?

Have you recently decided to choose cremation as your end of ...

December 16, 2020

How End-of-Life Insurance Eases the Burden on Your Family After You’re Gone

How End-of-Life Insurance Eases the Burden on Your Family After You’re Gone

Whether it’s having too little insurance and an outdated will...

December 11, 2020

Talking to Your Family About Cremation: How to Share Funeral Wishes with Loved Ones

Talking to Your Family About Cremation: How to Share Funeral Wishes with Loved Ones

Have you decided to choose cremation as your end of life arra...

December 1, 2020

Funeral Funds: How to Save Money for Funeral Arrangements

Funeral Funds: How to Save Money for Funeral Arrangements

Taking the time to pre-plan and setting up a “funeral fund” can help save you time, money, and give you peace of ...

November 18, 2020

A Guide to Navigating Probate in Ontario: When is Probate Required?

A Guide to Navigating Probate in Ontario: When is Probate Required?

When planning, despite your best efforts and ensuring all leg...

November 3, 2020

Legal Wills 101: What is a Last Will and Testament?

Legal Wills 101: What is a Last Will and Testament?

When it comes to planning for end of life, we are often reminded to do these things when we experience a loss or ...

September 22, 2020

Will-Making in Plain English: What is the Legal Process for Creating a Will in Canada?

Will-Making in Plain English: What is the Legal Process for Creating a Will in Canada?

It's time to get moving. We sat down with We’re here to help ...

July 21, 2020