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Category: Preneed

We are a full service preneed and perpetual 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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MARKETING IN YOUR COMFORT ZONE

You must market your business, and you must keep upwith the times. If just thinking about this makes your head hurt, here are some tips for how to get started. Start smalland build your confidence as well as your business—but start. Marketing is an essential part of any business. Getting your message out to your…
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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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THE WELCOMING CEMETERY

Cemeteries are generally beautiful properties in their own right. Artistic stone carvings with expanses of manicured greenery offer an oasis to the hustle of daily life. Steeped in history, they are places where, in the eloquent words of “Cemeteries” book author and architectural historian Keith Eggener, “Life meets death, nature meets city and present meets…
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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…

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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PRENEED IN 2018

Preneed services help funeral directors create impressions and offer comfort long before the family needs a funeral service. In many cases, families opt for advance funeral planning so that they aren’t forced to make tough decisions during a difficult time and can simply focus on celebrating the life of their loved one. If a funeral…
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PRENEED ROUNDTABLE

Preneed remains an important option for funeral professionals and the families they serve. To find out what is the current state of the preneed market, what customers want and where preneed sales are heading in the future, we reached out to Tyler Anderson, vice president of business development at Precoa; Jessica Grann, director of corporate…
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TOP 10 SIGNS YOU HAVE HIT THE WALL

My wall was made of bullet proof glass, which I hit so hard I left a perfect face print while breaking my nose. In some ways I feel it was karma smacking me literally in the face. READ MORE…