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Homesteaders Life Company, a mutual company owned by its policy holders, is a national leader providing products and services to promote and support the funding of advance funeral planning and end-of-life expenses.

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5 Reasons Why Funeral Home Social Media Matters

April 28, 2016 by Homesteaders Life Company
Funeral Home Social Media

Since its founding in 2004, Facebook has grown to 2+ billion users. Twitter now boasts over 200 million users. And many other social networks claim large, loyal followings. But even people who use social media regularly for personal networking purposes can become overwhelmed when faced with the prospect of using it for their businesses. It can seem big, complicated and time-consuming. Adding to the confusion is the fact that most people think social media is one thing, when in fact the word “media” is plural.

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Life Lessons From Working in Funeral Service

December 22, 2015 by Homesteaders Life Company
Funeral Home Business

At Homesteaders, we are committed to promoting the value of funeral service. We have always believed we are in two businesses — funeral service and insurance — and we want our staff to reflect our values. Many of our employees had experience in the funeral profession prior to joining Homesteaders — some as funeral directors, some as administrative support and a few who actually grew up in a funeral home.

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5 Qualities to Look for When Hiring a Funeral Home Office Manager

October 22, 2015 by Homesteaders Life Company
Funeral Home Business

Can you think of a person in your funeral home who your families and the rest of your staff members know they can rely on no matter what? For many firms, this person is the funeral home office manager.

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4 Things Holding Your Funeral Home Business Back From Growth

September 24, 2015 by Homesteaders Life Company
Funeral Home Business

There are many factors that influence funeral home business growth, and they can vary based on market conditions including competition, population, location and access to media. Keep reading to discover four universal themes to which many funeral home owners might relate.

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4 Ways Aftercare Can Help Grow Your Funeral Home Business

August 27, 2015 by Homesteaders Life Company
Funeral Home Marketing, Aftercare

Successful funeral professionals recognize that the funeral service is not the end. Your relationship with families begins when you start the planning process and extends beyond the conclusion of the memorial and burial services. For some families, this relationship may only last a few weeks, while other families may benefit from aftercare for months or even years. 

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