2010 Biennial Conference

Audio files and presentations from FCA's 2010 Conference

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Sandy Booth's Home Funerals Bibliography Sandy Booth's Home Funerals Bibliography

Date added: 07/29/2010
Date modified: 07/29/2010
Filesize: 32.5 kB
Downloads: 3462

Pam Davidson's Fundraising Tips Pam Davidson's Fundraising Tips

Date added: 07/29/2010
Date modified: 07/29/2010
Filesize: 75.5 kB
Downloads: 3762

Picture Them in Their Underwear - Public Speaking (powerpoint) Picture Them in Their Underwear - Public Speaking (powerpoint)

Date added: 07/29/2010
Date modified: 07/29/2010
Filesize: 1.7 MB
Downloads: 2913

Josh Slocum on Funeral Price Surveys and Publicity Josh Slocum on Funeral Price Surveys and Publicity

Date added: 07/29/2010
Date modified: 07/29/2010
Filesize: 57.76 MB
Downloads: 2230

Panel Discussion on Home Funerals (audio) Panel Discussion on Home Funerals (audio)

Date added: 07/29/2010
Date modified: 07/29/2010
Filesize: 53.13 MB
Downloads: 11861

Dan Evans on Healthcare Costs at the End of Life Dan Evans on Healthcare Costs at the End of Life

Date added: 07/29/2010
Date modified: 07/29/2010
Filesize: 41.46 MB
Downloads: 2387

Robert Fulghum's Banquet Presentation (audio) Robert Fulghum's Banquet Presentation (audio)

Date added: 07/29/2010
Date modified: 07/29/2010
Filesize: 32.12 MB
Downloads: 2571

Jim Bates on How to Create a Website (audio) Jim Bates on How to Create a Website (audio)

Date added: 07/29/2010
Date modified: 07/29/2010
Filesize: 56.08 MB
Downloads: 11606

Picture Them in Their Underwear Picture Them in Their Underwear

Date added: 07/24/2010
Date modified: 07/24/2010
Filesize: 1.7 MB
Downloads: 1151
FCA board member Nancy Petersen's light-hearted advice on giving great public presentations about funeral consumer advocacy. Make 'em laugh, and they'll eat out of your hand!

Pamela Davidson's Fundraising Tips Pamela Davidson's Fundraising Tips

Date added: 07/24/2010
Date modified: 07/24/2010
Filesize: 75.5 kB
Downloads: 2164

Sandy Booth's Home Funeral Bibliography Sandy Booth's Home Funeral Bibliography

Date added: 07/24/2010
Date modified: 07/24/2010
Filesize: 32.5 kB
Downloads: 1967
Resources on Home Funerals from Sandy Booth

Dangers of Prepaying

"Preneed" is a term coined by the funeral industry to describe the arrangement and payment of a funeral prior to death. Obviously, if you are to have any say in it, you must plan in advance of your death. "Prearrangement" is also used interchangeably with "preneed".

The marketing of preneed plans for funeral services and merchandise is increasingly prevalent. Various companies, including insurance companies, "for-profit cremation societies," and "preneed associations" flood the mail with advertising which touts the benefits of their preneed plans. There are a number of pitfalls, as well as options, about which consumers should be well-informed.

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FCA events

  • FCA Executive Director Josh Slocum will be a guest on wrcr.com's live show 10:10 a.m. Eastern, July 24. Go here to stream.

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