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Cremation, China and Selling to Carriage Services

In Dan’s third episode he talks with Michael Cumby of Cumby Family Funeral Service. They discuss cremation, Chinese caskets and choosing to sell to Carriage Services. Finance 101 sheds light on packaging your services and products and how many are doing it wrong.   click here to listen  Cremation, China and selling to Carriage Services

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OGR Webinar- Financial Forecast: Where’s Your Business Headed?

If you missed Dan’s June 2014 OGR Webinar  click here to view/listen to the program- 

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Don’t Make Mistakes When Buying or Selling a Funeral Home

Dan Isard, founder and president of The Foresight Companies, shakes his head every time he sees a funeral home transaction go up in smoke, and he’s seen plenty of fires over the past 30 years.Whether you’re seeking to buy or sell a funeral home, you can avoid the mistakes that Isard sees the most and […]

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November 12, 2014, 4th Annual Cremation Strategies Conference, Don CeSar Beach Resort, St. Pete Beach, FL

November 12, 2014, 4th Annual Cremation Strategies Conference, Don CeSar Beach Resort, St. Pete Beach, FL Join Dan Isard and other industry experts at the 4th Annual Cremation Strategies Conference. If you aren’t reaching out to cremation families and helping them recognize the value of memorialization, then you’ll only have yourself to blame when competitors boost market share […]

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Article/Newsletter/Press Release


In case you haven’t opened your eyes in the past 30 years, the funeral business has changed. It has changed from a business model based on merchandise to a business model based on service. Click here to read more  Not Your Father’s Casket August 2014 AFD

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Re-Engineering Your Overhead Ratios: The Conclusion

As a reminder to readers, last month I promised that in the August column I would be writing in rhyme à la Dr. Seuss since I live my life following the basic storyline of the creation of this man (by the way, my favorite is If I Ran the Zoo). So, we are going Seussical! I’ll call this column Horatio Sees Ratio. […]

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