Don’t Let Your Business Run You Over

Posted on September 14th, 2021
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We’ve all been there: sleepless nights, seemingly endless calls, family after family after family, service after service. Days roll into each other and days off are forgotten. Where do you draw the line though? Every one of us has experienced burnout and at what cost? It’s our job and duty to take care of people […]

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The Truth Behind Low-Cost Cremation Providers

Posted on August 19th, 2021
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With the advent of being able to buy a casket virtually anywhere: Walmart, Costco, storefront resellers, and Amazon, cheaper alternatives became rampant in our industry. With that boon of DIY casket purchases, another budget service began to pop up – low-cost cremation providers. There seems to be one in all of our markets where advertised […]

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Retaining Your Employees

Posted on June 25th, 2021
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Every profession faces turnover, it’s inevitable. People come and go for a number of reasons, and funeral homes are no different. From students and apprentices that have a change of heart, to directors chasing a bigger paycheck or better hours, a funeral home is going to see people leave. That’s not to say that all […]

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Cost Vs. Service

Posted on June 8th, 2021
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I overheard a family having a discussion in a restaurant the other day and a young man said “Why buy a $5,000 casket when I can just be cremated?” I bit my tongue and got back to my dinner, but I wanted to interject and really get to the root of what they were talking […]

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A Return to Normal

Posted on May 5th, 2021
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It has been 14 months. 14 months that seemed like four years. I still remember the day I first heard about COVID-19 on the news and sarcastically thought “Big deal.” A few cases at the time had been reported in the States but there was still no concern. Then suddenly masks were recommended and then […]

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