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  • Save My Ink Forever: Creating a Life Time of Memories

    Save My Ink Forever: Creating a Life Time of Memories

    There are about 40 million people in the United States alone that have at least one tattoo and several million that have multiple tattoos. Tattoos are wearable art that people use to tell stories about [...]

  • Funeral Director Spotlight: Angie King

    Funeral Director Spotlight: Angie King

    Funeral Business Advisor sat down with Angie King, a funeral director at Pellerin Funeral Home in Louisiana to learn more about her career, experiences in the funeral industry, and therapy dog Lucy.    Did you [...]

  • Funeral Home Success Story: Etzweiler Family Funeral Service

    Funeral Home Success Story: Etzweiler Family Funeral Service

    Etzweiler Funeral Home was founded in 1911. With roots that run deep in the community and a family that goes above and beyond for the families they serve, the Etzweiler’s have been running a successful [...]

Company Spotlights

Save My Ink

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Empower Sound

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Pierce Colleges

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Industry Alerts

Legacy.com Wins Silver in Customer Sales and Service World Awards Competition

May 25th, 2016|0 Comments

EVANSTON, Ill. – Legacy.com was named as a Silver Award winner by the Customer Sales and Service World Awards. The award will be presented June 26, 2016, in San Francisco. Legacy is in good company with other winners that include [...]

Homesteaders Recognizes Top Producers at 2016 Leaders Conference

May 24th, 2016|0 Comments

West Des Moines, Iowa — Homesteaders Life Company, a national leader in pre-need funeral funding, held its annual Leaders Conference March 2-6 at the Westin Playa Bonita, Panama. The conference recognizes and rewards the company’s top producing organizations and individuals [...]

Perfect Memorials Announces Massive Sale Ahead of Memorial Day Weekend

May 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

EDEN PRAIRIE, MINNESOTA – Perfect Memorials, the leading online retailer of premium quality memorial products, is significantly reducing prices on many of their most popular military and Armed Forces memorials in the week leading up to Memorial Day 2016. “We [...]

New Book Helps Mourners After the Death of a Soulmate

May 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

Soulmates share a particularly profound bond, so when one partner dies, the surviving soulmate struggles with particularly profound grief. Working through that grief, says Dr. Wolfelt, requires heroic mourning—embracing and expressing thoughts and feelings in ways proportionate to their intensity [...]

Bailey and Bailey Announces a Free High Resolution Fingerprint Scanner as Part of a New Display Promotion

May 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

Fingerprint scanners are the newest convenient way to capture a fingerprint. Bailey & Bailey has recently made it more affordable than ever to start using these valuable devices. Fingerprint engraved jewelry is a beautiful style to commemorate a loved one’s [...]

New Book Offers Daily Support for Mourners

May 20th, 2016|0 Comments

Fort Collins, CO… Companion Press announces the publication of a new book entitled Grief One Day at a Time: 365 Meditations to Help You Heal After Loss, by renowned grief educator Dr. Alan Wolfelt. After a loved one dies, each day [...]

Launching of Muses’ Design Urns Website

May 20th, 2016|0 Comments

Funeral Urns Much Like Art Works MONTRÉAL – Muses Design Urns, a new and innovative Montreal-based SME which redefines trends for commemoration, just launched its Website: musesdesign.com.         Muses offers modern funeral products for children, adults and [...]

NFDA Leadership Conference: Building Skills to Make a Difference

May 20th, 2016|0 Comments

Register by June 14 and save $50 Brookfield, Wis. – State and national funeral service associations are fortunate to have dedicated volunteers and leaders serving on boards, committees and work groups. Funeral professionals who want to enhance their leadership skills [...]

Selected Independent Funeral Homes Declares Board Members

May 20th, 2016|0 Comments

New leadership eager to steer organization to new heights DEERFIELD, Ill. —Selected Independent Funeral Homes has announced the appointment of new Board Members to lead the world’s largest and oldest association of independently-owned funeral homes. Selected’s Board Member Appointment Committee [...]

Memory Glass Viral Facebook Video Reaches 15 Million Views

May 18th, 2016|0 Comments

Santa Barbara, CA - Memory Glass, an international cremation memorial company, launched a video on Facebook on January 24 of this year, and the response has been phenomenal. You may even be one of the 15 Million people who viewed [...]

Cemeteries and Vendors Give Aid After Devastating Fire at Acacia Park Cemetery

May 18th, 2016|0 Comments

North Tonawanda, NY – Local cemeteries and vendors reached out to provide assistance after a devastating fire at Acacia Park Cemetery, North Tonawanda, NY.  The fire destroyed a maintenance building which contained all of the equipment for cemetery grounds workers, [...]

A.M. Best Company Affirms Homesteaders’ Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent)

May 18th, 2016|0 Comments

West Des Moines, Iowa — A.M. Best Company, a global rating agency focused on the insurance industry, announced that it has affirmed Homesteaders Life Company’s financial strength rating of A- (Excellent) with a stable outlook. “Our financial management is centered on one [...]

Ivy Tech student Wins Trigard scholarship

May 17th, 2016|0 Comments

Danville, IL – Trigard proudly awarded a $250 scholarship to Ivy Tech student Clineka Cobb, a mortuary science student at Ivy Tech Community College earlier this month. (From L to R) Clineka Cobb, Ivy Tech Community College Mortuary Science [...]

A Public Relations Opportunity for Cemeteries: Memorial Day Photo Contest

May 17th, 2016|0 Comments

Cemeteries can create positive publicity and enhance their Memorial Day programs by participating in Funeralwise.com’s Photo Contest Chicago, IL – Funeralwise.com invites cemeteries to participate in its 2016 Capture Memorial Day Photo Contest. This photography contest will recognize and reward photographers [...]

Federate Funeral Directors Releases New Stats Book

May 17th, 2016|0 Comments

SPRINGFIELD, IL- Federated Funeral Directors of America (FFDA), a Fiducial company, has announced the release of the 2015 Federated Stats Book.  Available to members of Federated only, the book is a compilation of statistical information sourced from FFDA’s member funeral [...]