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Category: Directors

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

PLEASE DON’T BURY ME NEXT TO FELIX THE FAMILY GOLDFISH

Working as a sales rep for a preneed facilitation administrator you would think my position would afford me an inside view of what is going on in the funeral industry and where it is heading. Here is the thing being “in” the industry sometimes makes you too close to see what is actually going on.…
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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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PRENEED EVENT PLANNING

Forbidden fruit creates many jams. You might be asking yourself, “What the heck does that have to do with preneed?” Maybe nothing. I love fortune cookie quotes and I thought it was a catchy way to start another article on preneed. I was hoping to stop you from turning the page; Did it work? Maybe…
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BABY IT’S COLD OUTSIDE

How does a holiday song from the early 50’s find its way into controversy? Some say it is a simple flirtatious song while others feel it is a song about date rape. What are your thoughts? Have we gone too far in worrying about offending others? Are we way too sensitive? Or are we totally…
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MY GENES FIT ME- PART 3

It is hard for me to believe it is almost a year since I found out I was BRCA1 positive. For those of you who haven’t read Part I and Part II of my story, beingBRCA1 positive means I have a gene that makes me predisposed to both ovarian and breast cancer. As I get…
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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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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…

MY GENES FIT ME – PART 1

You remember that exact moment when someone told you something and you truly hoped it was an April Fool’s joke? It happened to me on Halloween this past year while I stood in front of our booth in the middle of the National Funeral Directors Association convention hall in Boston. READ MORE…

THE PRENEED PRENUPTIAL

Personally, I never made enough money to demand or require a prenuptial agreement, I am a funeral director and unlike what the general public believes, “I don’t make a lot of money.” A few of the men I dated most likely would have demanded one, not because I look like someone that would have taken…
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