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A residuary estate is the remainder of a deceased estate after any gifts have been allocated.
  • ESTATE PLANNING
  • 4 MINS
This article explains what residuary estate means and how it can be bequested in a Will. An estate planning guide for writing your Will or for an Executor.
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  • Mel Buttigieg
  • Writer, Bare
Making your funeral plans known ensures your loved ones can honour your wishes to ‘go your own way’.
  • ESTATE PLANNING
  • 4 MINS
Making your funeral plans known will help take the stress off your loved ones when it comes to planning your funeral later on. Our template can help.
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  • Mel Buttigieg
  • Writer, Bare
A direct cremation is a non-attended cremation without a formal funeral.
  • FUNERAL PLANNING
  • 4 MINS
During COVID-19, many families are choosing a direct cremation, with plans for a memorial once restrictions have eased.
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  • Mel Buttigieg
  • Writer, Bare
A testamentary trust lets a trustee hold assets for beneficiaries.
  • ESTATE PLANNING
  • 4 MINS
If you’re making a Will or estate planning, you might consider a testamentary trust. It can provide beneficiaries extra protection.
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  • Mel Buttigieg
  • Writer, Bare
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Comparing-Australian-Funeral-Insurance FEATURED
  • AGEING AND RETIREMENT, FUNERAL PLANNING, PRE-PAID FUNERALS
  • 5 MINS
Funeral insurance DOESN’T cover you the minute you miss a premium payment. We can’t believe this is still legal! Check out our Australian Funeral Insurance Comparison here.
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  • Daphney Adams
  • Writer, Bare
Funeral futurist_farewelling the funeral FEATURED
  • GRIEF AND BEREAVEMENT
  • 1 MIN
In his article for Starts at 60, Bare Cremation’s Cale Donovan explains how a conversation with mate Sam about his recent loss sparked a change in the funeral industry.
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  • Bare Cremation
  • Writer, Bare
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benefits of prepaid funeral FEATURED
  • PRE-PAID FUNERALS
  • 5 MINS
Thinking of taking out funeral insurance, or considering prepaying your funeral? Find out the benefits of prepaid funerals first!
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  • Bare Cremation
  • Writer, Bare
The Complete Guide to Planning a Cremation FEATURED
  • FUNERAL PLANNING, PRE-PAID FUNERALS
  • 30 MINS
How does cremation work?: We answer the common questions and explain everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask.
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  • Mel Buttigieg
  • Writer, Bare
An unexpected passing prompted Lily to take action FEATURED
  • CUSTOMER STORIES
  • 3 MINS
A preplanned funeral is something everyone should do’. Lily planned for her own future after a sudden passing left the family unable to afford the funeral.
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  • Mel Buttigieg
  • Writer, Bare
Teddy bear send-off keeps wife’s memory alive FEATURED
  • CUSTOMER STORIES
  • 5 MINS
Palliative care nurse Kate attended many funerals, but most memorable was the simple service for Karen, whose husband couldn’t afford a traditional funeral.
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  • Mel Buttigieg
  • Writer, Bare
prepaid funeral melbourne FEATURED
  • PRE-PAID FUNERALS
  • 10 MINS
We explain how to prepay your funeral in Melbourne and the benefits of preplanning your funeral.
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  • Mel Buttigieg
  • Writer, Bare
Latest Articles
A residuary estate is the remainder of a deceased estate after any gifts have been allocated.
  • ESTATE PLANNING
  • 4 MINS
This article explains what residuary estate means and how it can be bequested in a Will. An estate planning guide for writing your Will or for an Executor.
Mel-Buttigieg-bio.jpg
  • Mel Buttigieg
  • Writer, Bare
Making your funeral plans known ensures your loved ones can honour your wishes to ‘go your own way’.
  • ESTATE PLANNING
  • 4 MINS
Making your funeral plans known will help take the stress off your loved ones when it comes to planning your funeral later on. Our template can help.
Mel-Buttigieg-bio.jpg
  • Mel Buttigieg
  • Writer, Bare
A testamentary trust lets a trustee hold assets for beneficiaries.
  • ESTATE PLANNING
  • 4 MINS
If you’re making a Will or estate planning, you might consider a testamentary trust. It can provide beneficiaries extra protection.
Mel-Buttigieg-bio.jpg
  • Mel Buttigieg
  • Writer, Bare
Latest Articles
A direct cremation is a non-attended cremation without a formal funeral.
  • FUNERAL PLANNING
  • 4 MINS
During COVID-19, many families are choosing a direct cremation, with plans for a memorial once restrictions have eased.
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  • Mel Buttigieg
  • Writer, Bare
benefits of prepaid funeral FEATURED
  • PRE-PAID FUNERALS
  • 5 MINS
Thinking of taking out funeral insurance, or considering prepaying your funeral? Find out the benefits of prepaid funerals first!
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  • Bare Cremation
  • Writer, Bare
veteran funerals FEATURED
  • FUNERAL PLANNING
  • 7 MINS
Here are some personal touches to help you and your family plan a veteran’s funeral.
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  • Mel Buttigieg
  • Writer, Bare
What to wear to a funeral FEATURED
  • FUNERAL PLANNING, GRIEF AND BEREAVEMENT
  • 8 MINS
Here are some tips on what to wear to a funeral, cremation, memorial or celebration of life service.
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  • Mel Buttigieg
  • Writer, Bare
Latest Articles
What to wear to a funeral FEATURED
  • FUNERAL PLANNING, GRIEF AND BEREAVEMENT
  • 8 MINS
Here are some tips on what to wear to a funeral, cremation, memorial or celebration of life service.
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  • Mel Buttigieg
  • Writer, Bare
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grief support services Victoria FEATURED
  • FUNERAL PLANNING, NEWS AND MEDIA
  • 2 MINS
In your time of need, here’s a list of organisations in Victoria which can offer counselling and legal supports.
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  • Bare Cremation
  • Writer, Bare
Funeral futurist_farewelling the funeral FEATURED
  • GRIEF AND BEREAVEMENT
  • 1 MIN
In his article for Starts at 60, Bare Cremation’s Cale Donovan explains how a conversation with mate Sam about his recent loss sparked a change in the funeral industry.
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  • Bare Cremation
  • Writer, Bare
100 positive reviews FEATURED
  • NEWS AND MEDIA
  • 1 MIN
We’re pleased to announce we have now achieved more than 100 customer reviews and a 4.97-star rating!
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  • Bare Cremation
  • Writer, Bare
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grief support services Victoria FEATURED
  • FUNERAL PLANNING, NEWS AND MEDIA
  • 2 MINS
In your time of need, here’s a list of organisations in Victoria which can offer counselling and legal supports.
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  • Bare Cremation
  • Writer, Bare
Were hiring engineer FEATURED
  • NEWS AND MEDIA
  • 3 MINS
Senior developer wanted: We’re a tech startup looking for a senior full-stack engineer to lead the technical charge in digitising the end-of-life phase. Find out how to apply here.
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  • Bare Cremation
  • Writer, Bare

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