Thursday, January 21, 2021

Strange Happenings Afoot: Is Your Firm Prepared for the ‘New Normal’?

Every business has expectations based upon past experience which owners and managers use to develop budgets, plan manpower, and project cash flow — but we have entered a period when all of the norms have evaporated, making every day an adventure and a challenge.

MKJ Marketing Announces 2021 Scheduled Seminars

After a year of restricted travel, it’s about time we take a trip. MKJ Marketing will be conducting our two most popular seminars in February and March of 2021.

Foundation Partners Group Adds to Florida Footprint

Foundation Partners Group, a leading provider of innovative funeral and cemetery experiences and products, has announced the acquisition of Akin-Davis Funeral Homes in Southwest Florida.
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A Man of Many Brands: Interview with Funeral Leader Paul St. Pierre

By Leader Editor Kara Apel Paul St. Pierre is in a league of his own. Not only...

Leader Links: How Our Industry is Combatting the Surge

As COVID-19 continues to rip through our world, many different regions are experiencing surges in cases, and the trend doesn’t seem to be stopping anytime soon.

Roosevelt Investments Joins CI Financial

The Roosevelt Investment Group, Inc. (“Roosevelt”), a boutique wealth advisory firm with over 30 years of experience working with cemeteries, funeral homes, and their owners, is pleased to announce an agreement under which CI Financial Corp. (“CI”) (TSX: CIX) will acquire 100% of the firm.

How to Capitalize on the Cremation Spike

By Leader Editor Kara Apel Seeing a spike in cremation within your market? You’re not alone. According...

Brusie Funeral Homes and Cemeteries Acquisition Expands Footprint in Northern California

Foundation Partners Group, a leading provider of innovative funeral and cemetery experiences and products, has announced the acquisition of five properties in Chico, California from the Brusie family.

How Does My Firm Compete with Lower-Priced Competitors?

One of the toughest decisions facing owners of heritage funeral homes is whether to respond to a lower-priced competitor — and how to do so.

Arrangements Are Going Virtual: Here’s Why and What You Need to Know

What are virtual arrangements? Essentially, it’s the skill of making arrangements like you do in person with families — but now online through live video conferencing.