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IN THE NEWS

We are a full service preneed and perpetual care fund management company in business exclusively for the death care industry.

PRENEED ROUNDTABLE

Preneed continues to be one of the most important topics for the funeral service industry. We turned to Todd Carlson, executive vice president of sales, FuneralDirectors Life Insurance Co.; Phil Kreski, vice president of preneed, PhysiciansMutual Insurance Co.; Dean Lambert, senior vice president of marketing and communications, Homesteaders Life Co.; and Todd D. Mannix, vice…
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MANAGING FAMILY BUSINESSES THROUGH GENERATIONS

Many people in the business world are familiar with failure rate statistics of new companies in the 80-percent range. While there are new businesses popping up every day in this industry, it is more prevalent to have family-run businesses handed off from one generation to the next. In a recent episode of CNBC’s The Profit,…
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ENCOURAGING COMMUNITY AWARENESS

Many people in the business world are familiar with failure rate statistics of new companies in the 80-percent range. While there are new businesses popping up every day in this industry, it is more prevalent to have family-run businesses handed off from one generation to the next. In a recent episode of CNBC’s The Profit,…
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TRAITS OF A SUCCESSFUL LEADER: THE FUNERAL DIRECTOR STANDARD

Working in sales I often find myself traveling long distances in my car. My listening preferences are an eclectic collection of music, however to keep awake and make the time fly I enjoy listening to motivational speakers, yes one of my guilty pleasures. This particular drive to the New York State Funeral Directors Convention involved…
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WHERE IS YOUR PRENEED COMFORT ZONE?

After working in funeral service for more than 30 years, you would think nothing could surprise you. Most funeral directors do what we do because we truly care. Sadly, the industry has seen many unpleasant surprises, such as unscrupulous preneed scandals. These are always a surprise for those of us who are in it for…
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