I am attending the Utah Funeral Director’s Convention in Salt Lake City this week and it’s been a great convention so far. This morning I sat for two hours and listened to Doug Gober, Executive Director at Matthews International give a fantastic presentation on the state and potential future of the funeral industry. If you’ve never heard Doug speak – close your eyes and think of a red-haired Dave Ramsey.Continue Reading
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If you know me at all, you know I’m all about having a plan. As an agent I had to work by a schedule or I would find myself (potentially) wasting days upon days because I didn’t have a routine or Daily Work Plan. Below is an idea I would like to pass on to you in hopes that it might help you as it helped me.Continue Reading
It seems like every time I turn on the television or read the paper I’m reminded that the economy is still in jeopardy. Fortunately for Security National, our business is up and we’re expanding into new states.Continue Reading
I want to invite everyone to San Antonio, TX to the ICCFA Convention – Booth 448. Come by and see us! The SNL Preneed Division will be there and we’ll also have another company of ours in the booth – “C&J Financial” or “SNL Fast Funding” as we call it.Continue Reading
I started my funeral career in the old days when graves were dug with a shovel! I was 15 and, if memory serves, the fee for opening and closing a grave was $125.
Now at 15 years old, I was a good soldier and I marched and did as I was told. So as I worked through that long, hot, humid South Mississippi summer I was paid $50 for each grave using my pointed shovel to dig the grave…Continue Reading