7 Questions to Ask When Shopping for Funeral Homes Services

When it comes to making any large purchase, price is always a consideration. Most people want to secure the very best deal they can, but it’s important to do your homework and understand exactly what that price includes. That same principle applies to selecting a funeral home package – sometimes the cheapest price doesn’t give […]

3 Questions about Cremation You Probably Didn’t Know to Ask

Sponsored By: McAlister-Smith Funeral & Cremation Between 2000 and 2015, the cremation rate in the U.S. almost doubled. The Cremation Association of North America projects the cremation rate will reach 54.3 percent by 2020 – up from 48.6 percent in 2015. If you are considering cremation, it is important to get all the facts when […]

How a Funeral Director Can Ease the Stress of Funeral Planning

  Sponsored By: McAlister-Smith Funeral & Cremation Weddings, birthdays, anniversaries – these are all special occasions worth planning for. Funerals are a special occasion too. While the emotions are vastly different, they require no less attention than our happiest times. If you have ever planned an event, you know that even the smallest ones require […]

New to Charleston? Here’s How to Have a Great Real Estate Experience

Sponsored By: Bob Wolfe of Coldwell Banker Charleston living seems to be the star of the internet these days. Social media  teems with enticing stories about the advantages of moving to Charleston, such as its robust economy, low taxes, pristine beaches, balmy weather and historic communities. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the tri-county Charleston […]

9 Ways to Handle the Holidays… And Still Fit in That Little Black Dress!

Sponsored By: Before and After Weight Loss Clinics Let’s face it – we have a love/hate relationship with the holidays. We love the parties, the once-a-year baked goods and Grandma’s cornbread stuffing. And we hate how we feel after an evening of eating (and drinking) a little too much during the holiday season. But we […]

6 Tips for Having ‘The Talk’ Over the Holidays

Sponsored By: McAlister-Smith Funeral and Cremation Now is the time to celebrate holiday traditions, whether that means you’re baking grandma’s special cookies or attending a church service. This year, why not use that time of family togetherness to have a crucial discussion? If you have aging parents and loved ones, take some time this season […]

Palmetto Project: True or False? Dispelling the Top 5 Myths of the Affordable Care Act

Sponsored By: PALMETTO PROJECT By: H.A. Fisher Health insurance has been at the forefront of many debates, discussions and decisions since the Affordable Care Act was signed into law in 2010. Countless news articles, websites and programs have given people details, but still there remains confusion, questions and plenty of misinformation about what the Affordable […]

Keeping Your Outdoor Space Mosquito Free!

Sponsored by: Mosquito Squad Warm spring weather is here and it’s time to move it outdoors and enjoy it! This week marks the beginning of summer rituals…graduations, weddings, pool parties, grilling outdoors and enjoying all the Lowcountry has to offer outdoors. The warm weather doesn’t just bring green grass and flowers, however, it also means […]