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Press notice--Are California funeral home websites...

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. – At a 1pm EST, press teleconference on Monday, September 30th, Consumer Federation of America, Funeral Consumers Alliance, Funeral Consumers Alliance of California and Consumer Action will release the results of a new report on the adequacy of online price information from funeral homes in California.  The report analyzed this information for more than 200 funeral homes in six large urban areas (Sacramento, Alameda County, City of San Francisco, Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Diego). Read more
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Cómo cubrir los costos de un funeral

Primero, tenga en cuenta que usted o su familia deben pagar los costos del funeral. Ninguna organización benéfica lo sacará de apuros si se
endeuda por un funeral. Eche un vistazo realista a su presupuesto antes de llamar a la funeraria. Decida qué es lo que puede pagar sin sacrificar el dinero que necesita para su vida diaria. Read more
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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
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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
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On home funerals and community

—by Dani  LaVoire, vice-president National Home Funeral Alliance We all have an ancestor who made fire with friction, who foraged for food, who birthed her babies surrounded by other women. Each of us alive today has a not-too-distant-ancestor who participated in the ritual cleansing and preparation of the bodies of those who have died. Read more
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FCA New, August 2018

August, 2018 Dear friends and supporters, It was a treat to see some of you at our recent national conference in Rochester, New York. Thank you for bringing the enthusiasm, the vision, and the knowledge that made it a great success! If you couldn't come, we've put up a post-convention wrap up page with photos of attendees and events, plus free downloadable presentations from our expert speakers. Read more
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