Volunteers honor unclaimed remains of forgotten veterans

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“Many of veterans here today were lost, never forgotten,” Salanti said.

About seven years ago, Salanti discovered a problem: The remains of thousands indigent and forgotten veterans left on shelves in funeral homes and cemeteries.

“We fail,” Salanti said. “How can we have people, thousands of thousands — and I’m telling you that we have one funeral that gave us four thousand, two funeral homes two thousand — how can they have that many unclaimed remains and urns sitting on their shelves?”

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The 10 Best and 10 Worst Things to Say to Someone in Grief

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Many of us have said “The Best” and “The Worst.” We meant no harm, in fact the opposite. We were trying to comfort. A grieving person may say one of the worst ones about themselves and it’s OK.

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Do You Know What Business Vehicle Expenses are Tax Deductible?

Do You Know What Business Vehicle Expenses are Tax Deductible?Automobile expenses inevitably play a part in your business as a preneed insurance agent.  You may drive to find, develop or maintain critical relationships to your insurance activities or for other necessary activities related to your business. 

Knowing what vehicle expenses are safe to deduct can be complicated.  For example, how do you deduct the costs of your personal vehicle also used for business or a business owned vehicle used for personal purposes?

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