FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinPinterestBy Alison Rector, FCA Board Member
When you phone the FCA office in Burlington, Vermont, the friendly voice who answers your call is likely to be Nastassia Strackbein. As an FCA board member, I’ve enjoyed getting to know Nastassia in our work together. Read more
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You’d never walk into the nearest car dealership and buy whatever model and options the salesperson recommended, but that’s exactly how most people buy funerals. Read more
FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinPinterestThe media coverage is picking up about our recent study of 26 state capitals and the funeral homes doing business in them. We found that only 16 percent of funeral homes with websites posted their complete price lists on their sites. Read more
FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinPinterestOur new survey, in partnership with the Consumer Federation of America, shows that only 16 percent of surveyed funeral home websites list their complete prices and consumer disclosures. Only 27 percent of websites disclosed any prices at all. Read more
FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinPinterestClick below to read this interested article published in The Atlantic.
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FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinPinterest-Joshua Slocum, executive director
So, what are the Core Values of the Modern Mortician? My core values are to be transparent about funeral care, empower families in death, and “lift the veiled hood on the cloak of death”- which can be translated into, “This Mortician will NOT feed you smokey Bull Shit on a mirrored platter.”
That’s from a piece written by Melissa Unfred, and it’s one of the reasons she’ll be a featured speaker at FCA’s 2018 National Conference in Rochester June 22-24. Read more