Article originally published in the Thursday October 3rd Memorial Business Journal
In the event of a continuing government shutdown, burials will continue at the national cem- eteries, though possibly at a reduced rate.
John H. Fitch Jr., senior vice president of the National Funeral Directors Association’s Advocacy Division, was in- formed by the Department of Veterans Affairs that there will be interment crews at each national cemetery to conduct burials.
Ryan Thogmartin discusses why his epic failure was actually his biggest business win.
Forethought Financial Group, Inc. (Forethought), a leader in the preneed insurance market, announced that Carl Wackerle has joined Forethought Life Insurance Company as Vice President of Agency Accounts for the Life Division.
The National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) released the results of its 2013 Member General Price List Study today. The report provides a comprehensive picture of the diversity of costs associated with a funeral, providing data that breaks down services by geographic region, size of firm and size of city/town.
One Room and FrontRunner Professional have announced today the start of a comprehensive technology partnership. This new synergy allows the two companies to combine their unique strengths and talents, and will provide funeral professionals and families with the benefit and flexibility of advanced integration, and the delivery of a high definition quality video experience of the funeral event.
Wilbert Funeral Services, Inc has named fifty-three Wilbert licensees as Ultimate Service Providers for the year 2013. The Ultimate Service Provider is the highest service honor possible for Wilbert licensees, earned by passing rigorous on-site inspections in manufacturing and service.
Over the past few months, NewBridge Group has assisted more than 20 funeral home owners in a variety of aspects concerning the future of their business.
We have seen everything from naked ads for cremation to Jack the Bastard job opening ads. This radio ad is no different, the goal is to get the public talking – and it freaking works.
Larry sat behind his dated metal desk and I in front of it, we know each other well enough that I bypassed the bull and got straight to the point, “Why are you selling?” “I can’t do it any longer. After 30 years of service, it’s become a business. And I’m done with it.”