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Time is short—tell the FTC to help grieving consumers!

The Federal Trade Commission wants to hear from Americans—this is your chance to help make a lasting difference for grieving people. The FTC’s “Funeral Rule” may be amended, and we need your help to convince the FTC to update this important consumer regulation. Read more

Advance Directive for Dementia

Attorney and past-president of FCA, Lamar Hankins, has drafted an advance medical directive for those diagnosed with dementia who do not want to live through the later stages of the disease. Download it here. FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterest Read more

FCA News-November, 2019

November 26, 2019

Dear friends and supporters,             You’ve made the year wonderful for us at Funeral Consumers Alliance with your consistent generosity—thank you! Read more

Press notice–Are California funeral home websites following consumer law?

September 27, 2019 PRESS TELE-CONFERENCE ADVISORY 
September 30, 2019 at 1:00PM Eastern
Call-in: 800-247-5110
Passcode: CFACALL Contact: Josh Slocum, FCA, 802-865-8300 NEW REPORT ON FUNERAL SERVICES: ARE CALIFORNIA HOME FOLLOWING THE ONLINE PRICE DISCLOSURE LAWS

Adequate Disclosure of Funeral Home Costs Critical to Fair Prices

Washington, D.C. – Read more

Are toxic personalities harming your FCA?

—by Joshua Slocum, Executive Director  During my 16 years with FCA, many local FCA affiliate board members have called looking for help: “How do I serve with a colleague who creates problems and division?” These leaders are afraid. What if my colleagues think I’m a troublemaker? Read more

October, 2018 FCA News

October, 2018 Dear friends,
For us in New England, fall has arrived. Mercifully, as we’re not used to the Deep-South-like heat and humidity that blanketed our corner of the country this summer. We hope that whatever fall is like where you are, that you’re enjoying its arrival. Read more