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As a funeral director, you have the opportunity to initiate conversations that start by asking a simple question – “What do you want me to do if you die?” These 10 words can open up a conversation for people who want to talk about their deaths but were unsure how to start the conversation. Read more...Why Pre-need Matters More Than Ever
For many of today’s market-leading funeral homes, an active pre-need program is a key component of success. These firms are also doing right by their client families by responding to their needs and educating them about their options. In Homesteaders’ Why Pre-need Matters More Than Ever article, you’ll learn how your pre-need program can help you maximize profitability, earn future business and gain more client referrals. Read more...Doing Business Better in 2016
New Year's resolutions aren't just for your personal life. As the 2016 business year dawns, it’s a good idea to take stock of what you are doing to maximize your business’s growth. We reached out to industry experts and asked them to share some advice for doing business better in the new year – and beyond. Read more...Responding to a Crisis
Heroin deaths in the U.S. hit 10,574 in 2014 – more than five times the number of heroin-related deaths 10 years earlier, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. And, as the death toll has risen, so have the number of people fighting to raise awareness of what is happening. Among those on the front line are a number of funeral directors who have gotten tired of burying young people before their time and feel compelled to take action. Read more...