An elderly woman wearing all black

 

The wealthy are using their funerals as one final way to flaunt their wealth. Some are choosing gold-plated caskets that reach more than $60,000, while others are flying friends and family out to lavish destination funerals in exotic locations.

 

Private wealth managers and accountants are suggesting their wealthy clients use end-of-life planning to avoid running into tax issues with their estate.

 

To read the full article in Fortune, click here.