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Spring, 2021 upcoming workshops

Wednesday, March 10, 8 pm EST/5pm PST, 2021 Veterans’ Burial Benefits
Learn what you get, and what you don’t get, in burial benefits as an honorably discharged veteran. Complete information and registration here.  Tuesday, April 6, 8 pm EST/5pm PST, 2021 For FCA Affiliate Leaders
Raise more money with direct mail: a complete workshop with
sample letters and materials
Learn how you can double your fundraising income with this simple system that runs like clockwork. Read more
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Support online funeral pricing in Georgia

Hats off to Georgia legislator Marvin Lim, and to the Memorial Society of Georgia and the FCA of Georgia. Rep. Lim has introduced House Bill 525, which would require funeral homes with websites to post their General Price List prominently on that site. Read more
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5 Tips for controlling funeral costs

—Special thanks to the Consumer Federation of America for making this brochure possible. Making funeral arrangements at the last minute can be stressful, expensive, and disappointing in terms  of services received. Planning ahead can provide the following benefits: —Significant cost savings, quite possibly cutting funeral costs by half. Read more
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2021-Virginia Bill favors embalmers, limits compet...

Senate Bill 1424 would require any funeral home manager to be a licensed embalmer. This restriction serves no consumer protection purpose. Instead, it protects and favors embalmers (as compared to non-embalmer funeral directors) who do not want job competition from non-embalmers. Read more
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Videos—For FCA Affiliates

VIDEO LIBRARY—For FCA Affiliates Our video library features a variety of topics on the nuts and bolts of running a funeral consumers organization. Some are free, others are available to buy. Free videos show a player screen you can click on. Paid videos show a password screen (there’s a purchase link under these videos). Read more
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Videos for Consumers

VIDEO LIBRARY—For Consumers Our video library features a variety of funeral-planning topics. Some are free, others are available to buy. Free videos show a player screen you can click on. Paid videos show a password screen (there’s a purchase link under these videos). Read more
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Conference 2020 Videos

FCA Conference 2020 Recordings of Live Events and Discussion Dr. Kami Fletcher: African American Undertaking: History, Burial Rights and Deathwork
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