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News you can Use

In our continuing desire to keep funeral service professionals up to date on what is happening in the industry, we bring you these sources of information which may be of information to you.  Have a great weekend. NFDA “A Brush with Death” podcast series —  Podcast #25 brings you the “Class of 2021”.  In this podcast four members of this year’s mortuary science graduating classes from around the country share what they have learned and what they anticipate their careers […]

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Weekend Edition. . . .News you can use

As we head into the weekend I’m clearing off my desk and have some information from some of our favorite friends at Clifton Larson Allen, Roosevelt Investments, and the National Funeral Directors Association that may be of interest to you.  In addition, I’m throwing a couple of articles out there that are not necessarily death care related but are business related in general and I thought readers may find them interesting.  Those articles deal with baby boomer business sellers and […]


Renew your commitment

Funeral directors are interesting creatures.  We live to serve. . . . that doesn’t happen in every profession. I told my wife the other day as we live in this pandemic world every body seems to have all the answers.  Politicians are acting as scientists, scientists are acting like politicians, parents know more than the teachers, teachers know more than the administrators, and every where you turn. . . . somebody has an answer . . and that answer always […]

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NFDA news you can use. . . a couple of California stories that break hearts

This afternoon we are bringing you some news from the National Funeral Directors Association as well as a couple of stories that we uncovered about death care in California that point out the tragedy of humanity in the lives of those less fortunate than many of us. First of all, the National Funeral Directors Association has some information on the potential of what it calls a 37% tax increase to funeral homes if Payroll Protection Program expenses are not able […]

Afternoon Edition

Afternoon Edition: News you can use

In today’s Afternoon Edition we bring you information from some of our colleagues in the death care industry.  We have news from the National Funeral Directors Association about their upcoming national convention as well as three new podcasts from them that you might find interesting.  We also have news from some of our business associates at Clifton Larson Allen and U.S. Bank on ideas and suggestions about accounting for your business and financial management for the individual. Finally, we have […]

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Afternoon edition: Forbes offers Preneed advice to consumers

In this day and age it seems that when you are reading a newspaper or watching television for the news, it is not only enough to read or watch, but you may find it necessary to know the political persuasion of the entity presenting the news to get an accurate read on it.  You have certainly learned that there is a different slant to the offerings of MSNBC as compared to Fox News or that there is a difference of […]

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Afternoon edition: News you can use. . . NFDA election and more

In this press release from the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) we learned that Chris E. Christian and Beatrice “Bea” Lewanduski were elected to serve two-year terms on the NFDA Board of Directors.  According to the press release Christian is the co-owner of Christian-Sells Funeral Home in Rogersville, Tennessee.  The release also states that Lewanduski has been a funeral director for 43 years and currently serves as manager of D’Andrea Brothers Funeral Home in Copiague, New York. Our afternoon edition […]


Judge overturns crematory variance, what’s coming up in our profession

Today’s afternoon edition tells of a Dayton, Ohio, decision by a judge that overturns a variance needed to operate a crematory.  Funeral Director Daily will also give you news of a large funeral home acquisition of six Ohio mortuaries.  Finally, we’ve got some other stories and a listing of some of the events for learning coming up over the next couple of weeks in our profession. News from the world of Death Care: Judge:  Dayton crematory should not have been […]

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News you can use for the weekend

As we head into another great summer weekend, here is some industry news that you can use. Funeral Directors Life Named “Great Place to Work” Funeral Directors Life was recently named as one of the 2020 Best Workplaces in Texas by Great Place to Work and Fortune.  Funeral Directors Life was honored with the 26th spot for small and medium companies.  You can see the press release here. “It’s a tremendous honor to be recognized by Great Place to Work […]


Death Care professionals: News you can use

Funeral Director Daily today brings you a rare weekend edition of our news blog.  We do so simply because one of the webinars available through the National Funeral Directors Association is on Monday morning and we wanted you to have ample time to consider registering and blocking off an hour of your morning to watch, listen, and learn, if so inclined. We also bring you some other items of information from the world of death care.  Please feel free to […]