Articles

Eagle’s Wings Air Meeting the Challenges of Yesterday and Today

To say times continue to be challenging in managing the air transportation of human remains on behalf of their funeral service customers would be an understatement. Those profound, historic challen...
By Frank Kaiser and Dave McComb
Monday, September 26, 2022

Reflections on My First Ten Years with CANA

Ten years and four months ago I decided the next step in my career was to become an executive director. I started looking at job postings and stumbled across one for the Cremation Association of No...
By Barbara Kemmis
Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Three Steps to Create a Website That Markets Your Cremation Business

To find client families for your cremation business, you need to invest in your online presence, starting with your website. Your website is an extension of your funeral home that can market your p...
By Jenny Goldade
Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Funeral Service Professionals Need to be Cremation Specialists

No matter what you think about the evolution of the North American Funeral Rite, you have to acknowledge that cremation is, and has been for some time, a major part of society’s expectation of what...
By Larry Stuart, Jr.
Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Retirement? Next Exit

“Alan, I love what I do but I am 60 and I need to be thinking about retirement. What are my options?” Translation: “It’s not fun anymore or you have started dreaming about beaches and travel or si...
By Alan Creedy
Wednesday, June 22, 2022

SFD’s “Q&A” for the Annual “M&A” Issue with Jake Johnson, Johnson Consulting Group

Is the COVID-19 pandemic still having an effect on succession planning? Things have slowed down for funeral home businesses. We’ve seen stalled succession planning because people were busy with al...
By Jake Johnson, Johnson Consulting Group
Wednesday, June 22, 2022

When to Sell Your Funeral Home

As a leading funeral home succession planner, NewBridge Group often gets asked, “is now a good time to sell?” Of course, it is tempting to always say yes. The truth is, however, that only an owner ...
By Tony Kumming, NewBridge Group President
Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Previous Posts

Eagle’s Wings Air Meeting the Challenges of Yesterday and Today

To say times continue to be challenging in managing the air transportation of human remains on behalf of their funeral service customers would be an understatement. Those profound, historic challen...

Reflections on My First Ten Years with CANA

Ten years and four months ago I decided the next step in my career was to become an executive director. I started looking at job postings and stumbled across one for the Cremation Association of No...

Three Steps to Create a Website That Markets Your Cremation Business

To find client families for your cremation business, you need to invest in your online presence, starting with your website. Your website is an extension of your funeral home that can market your p...

Funeral Service Professionals Need to be Cremation Specialists

No matter what you think about the evolution of the North American Funeral Rite, you have to acknowledge that cremation is, and has been for some time, a major part of society’s expectation of what...

Retirement? Next Exit

“Alan, I love what I do but I am 60 and I need to be thinking about retirement. What are my options?” Translation: “It’s not fun anymore or you have started dreaming about beaches and travel or si...

SFD’s “Q&A” for the Annual “M&A” Issue with Jake Johnson, Johnson Consulting Group

Is the COVID-19 pandemic still having an effect on succession planning? Things have slowed down for funeral home businesses. We’ve seen stalled succession planning because people were busy with al...

When to Sell Your Funeral Home

As a leading funeral home succession planner, NewBridge Group often gets asked, “is now a good time to sell?” Of course, it is tempting to always say yes. The truth is, however, that only an owner ...