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Tag: Todd Mannix

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

SOME INSIGHTS FROM THE PANDEMIC

It is hard to believe these words are materializing on my screen amid what several months ago would have been considered the beginning of a bad science fiction novel. Yet here we are in the middle of a horrific global pandemic that had recently infected about 5 million people worldwide and killed more than 300,000.…
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SOME INSIGHTS FROM THE PANDEMIC

It is hard to believe these words are materializing on my screen amid what several months ago would have been considered the beginning of a bad science fiction novel. Yet here we are in the middle of a horrific global pandemic that had recently infected about 5 million people worldwide and killed more than 300,000.…
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PRENEED Q & A

A strong preneed program has always been an essential part of a robust strategy for funeral homes, one that secures future business and increases their families’ satisfaction. As we enter a new year, a new decade, this important part of the deathcare industry certainly isn’t going to change, in fact it will become more pertinent…
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FINANCIAL FITNESS: A NEW YEAR PROVIDES A FRESH LOOK

Do you ever wonder why all the gyms and fitness clubs run membership specials every January and February? It is because one of the most frequent New Year’s resolutions is to get in good physical shape. For those of you, not unlike myself, who have ever uttered the words, “This year, I’m really going to…
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GET FINANCIALLY FIT IN THE NEW YEAR

Do you ever wonder why all the gyms and fitness clubs run membership specials every January and February? It is because one of the most frequent New Year’s resolutions is to get in good physical shape. For those of you, not unlike myself, who have ever uttered the words, “This year, I’m really going to…
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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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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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HOW LONG IS YOUR TIME HORIZON ON YOUR CARE FUND?

The questions most savvy investment advisors will ask when meeting a client for the first time include questions pertaining to their future plans in addition to how much they currently have invested and their aversion to risk. The question pertaining to future use is typically posed as “what is your time horizon?” Time horizon simply…
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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..

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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