Canadian startup, Qeepr (https://www.qeepr.com/), has launched a new web API, allowing Funeral Homes and Cemeteries to connect their websites with their Social Memorialization Platform.
FrontRunner announced today it is releasing its new Human Resources and Employee Performance Management feature with its Pulse Business System at NFDA.
A man is suing the TSA after he says he opened his suitcase to find his mother’s ashes dumped out.
You can watch the report from CNN here: http://www.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2014/10/05/dnt-tsa-dumps-ashes.wjw.html
Have any of your client families had problems transporting cremated remains through TSA?
Alan Creedy and Bill McQueen have announced they have aligned to form Succession Planning Associates. This joint venture leverages their distinctive professional skills and exhaustive deathcare knowledge to discover, develop and deliver an actionable plan to transfer successfully a firm’s business to family members, key employees or third parties.
Four 15-Minute Seminars Provide Actionable Tips to Enhance Your Business
Physicians Mutual, a national leader in individual health, life and retirement insurance products, announced recently that Melissa Crawford, senior vice president of markets, products and technology, was selected as one of this year’s Women in Insurance Leadership award winners by Insurance Networking News. Crawford is one of 10 women selected for the honor, which will be awarded at the 7th annual Women in Insurance Leadership Forum to be held October 20 in Chicago.
The National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) has released its 2014 International Convention & Expo smartphone application, which serves as a comprehensive guide for this annual event. This year’s NFDA Convention will take place October 12-15 in Nashville, Tenn.
This structure will distinguish Wilbert Funeral Services as the only known ESOP in the funeral service industry and ensures continuation of the company as an independent entity with a solid focus on the industry.
I recently took my car to a local mechanic for a routine check-up. As most people do, I dropped the car off and asked the mechanic to call me at work once he was finished. Well, one hour later, he called and reported that I needed new rotors and brake pads. I paused for a minute and pondered what he told me. At that point, I responded and said, “Go ahead and replace the front rotors.” He said he would; however, he went on to say—“There is more!” By this time, my body started to instantly tense up and a wave of emotion started to overtake me.