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

PEOPLE PLEASERS: HOW TO TAKE CARE OF YOURSELF WHILE TRYING TO PLEASE EVERYONE

I am the last person to ever let you down.” Yes, we are all probably a little guilty of using this response when Joe Public makes fun of what we do and who we are. Seriously, these are the same people who depend on us during one of the most traumatic times in their lives.…
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WHY THE FED CUTTING RATES WON’T NECESSARILY HELP YOU OBTAIN YOUR BUSINESS LOAN OR LINE OF CREDIT

By the time this article is published, it is anticipated the Federal Reserve (the Fed) will have decided to reduce the federal funds rate at least one time. In the past when rates were reduced, it meant an opportunity for businesses because a lower interest rate meant more opportunity for borrowing. That may not be…
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MARKETING IN YOUR COMFORT ZONE

Marketing in your comfort zone provides a way for everyone to start marketing today in a way that suits their means and disposition to advance your preneed market share.

CHANGE AND THE MINDSET OF THE DEATH CARE CONSUMER

There has been a lot of media coverage about the spending habits and consumption trends of millennials and for good reason. Many companies are spending a lot of time and energy trying to recapture consumer dollars from traditional business models that have been disrupted by this generation and the enabling technology available to them. The…
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MY GENES FIT ME- PART 3

Follow Ann Marie St. George on her brave journey through being diagnosed as BRCA1 positive for cancer.

GIVERS, TAKERS, MATCHERS

I was under the impression that there were only givers and takers in this world. Imagine my intrigue when I discovered there are also matchers. To better understand this concept, I scanned the internet and found a variety of tests that can be taken to determine which of these three types best describes a person.…
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THE WELCOMING CEMETERY

A welcoming cemetery will encourage people to learn more about your cemetery and options available to them. Simple changes from signage at the gate are important.

PREPARING FOR THE FUTURE. DO YOU HAVE ENOUGH MONEY IN YOUR CARE FUND?

Do you have enough money in your care fund? This is a question we run into a lot in our travels across the country.Sometimes we ask the question of cemetery operators, but more often than not, the question comes from cemetery operators themselves. READ MORE…

MY GENES FIT ME: PART 2

Funny, how it’s so easy to procrastinate when you need to make difficult, life-changing decisions – like maybe prearranging one’s funeral, wink-wink. It’s as if I don’t make the decision, the problem will go away. I am sure a few of you know exactly what I am talking about. A very close friend of mine…
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MINDING YOUR OWN BUSINESS

When coming up with ideas on subjects to write about I never know which experience will bring inspiration. Today I was speaking with a funeral director who was explaining how a family had come to her regarding a prearrangement that had been set up with another funeral home. READ MORE…