Our Thoughts – What’s in a Name??

By Funeral Director Daily / March 17, 2017 /

Like many other states, my home state of Minnesota requires continuing education for funeral directors and pre-need licensed insurance agents.  I happen to hold both types of licenses so I typically try to find some courses where I can get credit as a funeral director and as an insurance agent in the same course. Yesterday…

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A.M. Best Affirms “Excellent” Rating on Assurant

By Funeral Director Daily / March 3, 2017 /

Assurant, Inc., parent company of Assurant Pre-Need, has received a rating of A (Excellent) in its Financial Strength Rating (FSR) according to a note in Business Wire of March 2, 2017. Best also affirmed the FSR rating of A- (Excellent) for the life and health subsidiaries of Assurant. According to the article Assurant’s ratings recognize…

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Funeral Home Settles Pre-Need Case

By Funeral Director Daily / February 23, 2017 /

WVAH and the Charleston Gazette mail report that a Putnam County, West Virginia funeral home has reached a settlement in a case from 2015 in which the funeral home submitted death claims on preneed funeral plans for people who were not yet deceased. Homesteaders Life Insurance Company contends that the Gatens-Harding Funeral Home claimed over…

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Funeral Director’s Life Recognized

By Funeral Director Daily / February 15, 2017 /

Funeral Director Life (FDLIC) of Abilene, Texas was recognized by FORTUNE Magazine and Great Place to Work as one the “Best Workplaces in Texas for 2017″. It was ranked #6 overall for the State of Texas. According to an company press release, employees expressed their appreciation for FDLIC’s unique culture and work environment. FDLIC was…

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