At Need Credit provides funeral homes with the ability to offer their families with no pre-need, little to no life insurance, limited credit card balances or cash at need payment plans using their unique “Waterfall of Payment Plans”.
Funeral directors have the unfortunate responsibly of burying the youth in their communities – many of these deaths are caused by distracted driving. There is a new high school program sweeping the nation that stages students in the aftermath of these tragic situations, during which the student is read their own obituary written by their own parents.
The job gave Booker a unique view of inner-city Baltimore at a time when drugs and gang violence terrorized the neighborhoods. Young men she knew from high school routinely ended up on display in the Wylie Funeral home. As these young homicide victims came to the funeral home, sometimes the violence followed them there.
Aurora Casket Company, the largest privately-owned supplier in funeral service, has once again received top marks for Service in the annual Casket Survey conducted by the Funeral Service Insider. Aurora also won this recognition in both 2011 and 2012.
One of the select few lawyers in North America who specializes in funeral service is now part of the FrontRunner team. Poul Lemasters of Lemasters Consulting will act as legal counsel for FrontRunner but he will also help lead the charge against obit piracy, which is threatening the profession and robbing funeral directors of millions of dollars in lost online revenue
Yes, firing a funeral director at this point in the game is like walking out midway through a haircut. But it can be done and it has been done. We’ve had a couple families who have fired their funeral home and call us. Thankfully, we’ve yet to be fired, although if the day comes, we’ll be understanding.
We have received a few emails saying that the locked-out Chicago funeral directors and SCI have reached an agreement to end the strike and lock-out that has been going on since mid-2013.
2013 saw men killed by beavers and wine glasses, a pot grower whose head was severed by his own trip wire and a couple in the Ukraine run over by a train while having sex.
It might surprise you to find out that humans are not the only animals that grieve the loss of their loved ones or hold vigils. Many members of the wild animal kingdom celebrate the lives of their loved ones in ways that would put us as a society to shame.
Funeral homes – and the rest of us – need to be on alert for a nasty new email scam.
This scam appears to swipe the names and logos of funeral homes in hopes of getting recipients to click on a malware-infected link.