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What Does a Preplanned Funeral Include?

If you’re thinking about preplanning your funeral, we commend you for doing the hardest part: starting. The preplanning process is actually fairly simple and almost completely painless, but getting started on the journey is the toughest part. We know that thinking about death, whether your own or that of a […]

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Funerals Around the World Series: Ancient Jerusalem

For many, the month of April is centered around a Christian holiday called Easter. This holiday is a remembrance of the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, the Christian messiah and cornerstone of Christianity itself. We know so much about the torture, death, and burial of Christ because of several […]

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Cremain Alternatives You Won’t Believe!

Mantle urns are a thing of the past: these creative free-thinkers have better ways to store the ashes of their loved ones. Ashes to Ink Permanently display your love for the one you lost by having their cremains tattooed on your body. Think of the possibilities this option opens up: […]

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Funeral Etiquette: Social Media

What is okay to post on social media and what is tacky? How can I commemorate a special moment in my life without pandering to an internet audience? These are questions that society is considering almost constantly as our technological revolution settles in. The advent of the internet and, specifically, […]

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Industry Spotlight: Memory Forest

The creators of The Living Urn, America’s leader in creative bio-burial, have launched a new and captivating way to honor a loved one, give back to nature, and grow a living memory. Memory Forest allows you to find a permanent resting place for your bio urn by rethinking cemeteries and […]

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Embalming Myths: Debunked!

Embalming is part of the preparation process that funeral homes undertake to get a body ready for a viewing and then burial. This procedure has been used on the dead for hundreds, even thousands of years. With modern technological advancements, superior equipment, and state-mandated codes and requirements, embalming today is […]

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Why is Cremation Becoming More Popular?

As funeral directors have been noticing around the country, cremation is trending upward—and that trend isn’t slowing down any time soon. From our experience in this industry and through talking with our directors, preneed insurance salespeople, and final expense insurance representatives, we’ve gathered four main reasons why cremation is becoming […]

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Close your Sales Faster

There’s a common myth floating around in the sales world that too many salespeople are buying into: closing a sale is a numbers game. The only way to increase the amount of sales you’re closing is to increase the number of contacts you make. Putting yourself in front of more […]

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