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Issue Features

  • A Track Record of Trust

    The story behind the nation’s largest privately owned and FASTEST. EASIEST.® funding company. “Our focus from the beginning was to [...]

  • Spotlight On: Preneed in 2018

    Preneed services help funeral directors create impressions and offer comfort long before the family needs a funeral service. In many [...]

  • Edward J. Sheehy, Jr.

    Funeral Business Advisor sat down with Edward J. Sheehy, Jr., funeral director with Riverview Funeral Home located in Shelton, CT [...]

  • Clora Funeral Homes

    With three locations in Detroit, Michigan, Clora Funeral Homes have truly made a name for themselves. Lead by Major Clora, [...]

Company Spotlights

American Airlines Cargo

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Aftercare.com

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Industry Alerts

Operation Honor Guard Receives Donation

January 19th, 2018|Comments Off on Operation Honor Guard Receives Donation

A check for $500 was presented to Operation Honor Guard on January 18. The donation was the result of Private Label Caskets, a division of the Buchanan Group, giving its distributors the opportunity to nominate a project or non-profit organization [...]

Hospice of Cincinnati Recieves Donation

January 19th, 2018|Comments Off on Hospice of Cincinnati Recieves Donation

A check for $500 was presented to Hospice of Cincinnati on January 17. The donation was the result of Private Label Caskets, a division of the Buchanan Group, giving its distributors the opportunity to nominate a project or non-profit organization [...]

Funeral Directors Life Announces Daily Commission Payments

January 16th, 2018|Comments Off on Funeral Directors Life Announces Daily Commission Payments

ABILENE, TX - Funeral Directors Life is now proud to offer daily commission payments for sales professionals, effective immediately.   “The clear benefit to daily commissions is that sales professionals get paid faster,” said Addison Templeton, VP of Administration. “And [...]

Passare® Releases the Next Generation of the Family Collaboration Center

January 16th, 2018|Comments Off on Passare® Releases the Next Generation of the Family Collaboration Center

Passare, Inc. is proud to announce the release of the next generation of the online Family Collaboration Center.   Passare’s Family Collaboration Center helps funeral directors connect and communicate with families throughout the funeral planning process, from imminent need planning [...]

Funeral Cribs – Episode 5

January 15th, 2018|Comments Off on Funeral Cribs – Episode 5

Brought to you by Tukios. The Sunset Memorial Park Funeral Home has had one major goal in mind from the time it started until now, to provide the most compassionate services at a reasonable cost. As 2018 kicks [...]

A Cancer Resource Center Receives Donation

January 5th, 2018|Comments Off on A Cancer Resource Center Receives Donation

A check for $500 was presented to the Pat Harrison Cancer Resource Center of Jeffersonville, Indiana, on January 4. The donation was the result of Private Label Caskets giving its distributors the opportunity to nominate a project or non-profit organization [...]

Foundation Partners Group Adds Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home

January 5th, 2018|Comments Off on Foundation Partners Group Adds Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home

Orlando, FL – Foundation Partners Group (FPG), a leading provider of innovative funeral, cemetery and cremation experiences and products, has announced the acquisition of Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home (CCZ) in Waukesha, Wisconsin.  The acquisition increases the number of [...]

Training by Dr. Alan Wolfelt Prepares Funeral Directors to Educate Families and Communities About the Value of Funerals

January 3rd, 2018|Comments Off on Training by Dr. Alan Wolfelt Prepares Funeral Directors to Educate Families and Communities About the Value of Funerals

Fort Collins, CO - The Center for Loss and Life Transition announces an upcoming training session for funeral directors: June 18-20, 2018 in Fort Collins, Colorado. Entitled “Opening Your Community’s Eyes to WHY We Need Funerals,” the three-day workshop, facilitated [...]

Tracy Whitaker Named Homesteaders VP – Legal/Compliance & Assistant General Counsel

January 3rd, 2018|Comments Off on Tracy Whitaker Named Homesteaders VP – Legal/Compliance & Assistant General Counsel

West Des Moines, Iowa — Homesteaders Life Company Executive VP – General Counsel Marla Lacey announced that Tracy Whitaker was promoted to VP – Legal/Compliance and Assistant General Counsel effective January 1, 2018. Whitaker joined Homesteaders in 1999 as a [...]

Exciting New Start-Up huunuu.com Seeks Investment

January 3rd, 2018|Comments Off on Exciting New Start-Up huunuu.com Seeks Investment

Innovative life and death planner, set to disrupt the £1.7 billion funeral industry, opens SEIS funding round to all keen investors INDUSTRY AWARD-NOMINATED huunuu.com, puts suppliers and customers of funeral products and services together on an engaging multi-sided platform that [...]

Directors Choice Assignment Services Launches New System, New Fees, and New Features

January 3rd, 2018|Comments Off on Directors Choice Assignment Services Launches New System, New Fees, and New Features

ABILENE, TX – Directors Choice Assignment Services, a life insurance assignment company dedicated to serving the funeral profession, has announced the launch of an all-new claim submission system to be released on January 8th. Along with the new system, Directors [...]

New Memorials Direct Releases New Personalized Comfort Stones

December 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on New Memorials Direct Releases New Personalized Comfort Stones

These precious keepsakes are completely customizable with just about any image, from fingerprints to photos and more. Comfort worry stones of various materials have been around since ancient times as a simple means to soothe oneself from negative energy. These [...]

Passare® Names Kelsey Swearingen Director of Operations & Support

December 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on Passare® Names Kelsey Swearingen Director of Operations & Support

Passare, Inc. is proud to announce the promotion of Kelsey Swearingen to Director of Operations & Support. Kelsey Swearingen “I am pleased to announce that Kelsey Swearingen has been promoted to Director of Operations & Support at Passare,” [...]

Funeral Directors Life Names Chuck Salser Market Center Manager

December 20th, 2017|Comments Off on Funeral Directors Life Names Chuck Salser Market Center Manager

Abilene, TX - Funeral Directors Life is proud to announce the addition of Chuck Salser as Market Center Manager for Oklahoma and Kansas. Chuck Salser “We are very pleased to welcome Chuck to our management team at Funeral [...]

Funeral Home Owner Jack (Bill) White Jr. Wins October Sich Casket Giveaway

December 19th, 2017|Comments Off on Funeral Home Owner Jack (Bill) White Jr. Wins October Sich Casket Giveaway

Sich Casket has announced the winner of their monthly “Year of the Funeral Director” casket giveaway for October. The winner, Jack (Bill) White Jr., is co-owner of Brooks & White Funeral Home in Roxboro, NC. Mr. White will receive the [...]