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Dr. Jason Troyer to Present at Fall Preneed Summit

May 16, 2018 by Homesteaders Life Company

West Des Moines, IA – Jason Troyer, PhD CT, the founder of Mt. Hope Grief Services in Maryville, TN, has joined the all-star faculty scheduled to present at a fall Preneed Summit hosted by Homesteaders Life Company and Kates-Boylston Publications. Dr. Troyer will offer a brief overview of Finding Resilience, a program designed specifically to help funeral and allied professionals prevent burnout and reduce career fatigue.

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Homesteaders Adds Consolidated Funeral Services to List of Recommended Vendors

May 07, 2018 by Homesteaders Life Company

West Des Moines, IA – Homesteaders Life Company, a national leader in preneed funeral funding, has added Consolidated Funeral Services (CFS) to the company’s list of recommended vendors. CFS is a premier provider of funeral home websites, serving more than 4,400 funeral homes across Canada and the United States.

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A.M. Best Company Affirms Homesteaders' Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent)

May 01, 2018 by Homesteaders Life Company

West Des Moines, Iowa — A.M. Best Company, a global rating agency focused on the insurance industry, has announced the affirmation of Homesteaders Life Company’s financial strength rating of A- (Excellent) with a stable outlook.

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Homesteaders and DISRUPT Media Offer Free Social Media Guide for Funeral Professionals

April 18, 2018 by Homesteaders Life Company

West Des Moines, IA – Homesteaders Life Company, a national leader in preneed funeral funding, has announced the release of the Social Media Guide for Funeral Professionals. This free resource was developed in partnership with DISRUPT Media and features a step-by-step guide to attracting and retaining client families on social media.

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Homesteaders to Host Fall Preneed Summit

April 05, 2018 by Homesteaders Life Company

West Des Moines, IA – Homesteaders Life Company, a national leader in preneed funeral funding, has teamed up with Kates-Boylston Publications to host a Preneed Summit for funeral professionals. The first-of-its-kind event will be held November 2 at the Renaissance Concourse Airport Hotel in Atlanta, GA.

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Additional Seats Available for Homesteaders’ Strategic Business Management Class in Florida

March 22, 2018 by Homesteaders Life Company

West Des Moines, Iowa — Homesteaders Life Company is pleased to offer additional seats for its 4th annual Certificate in Strategic Business Management class, offered in conjunction with Drake University. The class will take place May 1-4, 2018, at Rollins College in Winter Park, Fla.

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Homesteaders Forms Strategic Relationship with Local Technology Startup

March 19, 2018 by Homesteaders Life Company

West Des Moines, IA – Homesteaders Life Company, a national leader in preneed insurance funding, has announced a new strategic relationship with Benekiva, LLC, a West Des Moines, IA-based software company focused on providing seamless technology solutions for financial services. Together, the two companies will work to offer a more efficient and effective claims process for Homesteaders’ customers.

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Homesteaders Recognizes Top Producers At 2018 Leaders Conference

March 12, 2018 by Homesteaders Life Company

West Des Moines, Iowa — Homesteaders Life Company, a national leader in preneed funeral funding, held its annual Leaders Conference March 5-9 at the Secrets Resort & Spa in Cap Cana, Dominican Republic. The event is held to recognize and reward preneed sales achievement by the company’s top producing agents and marketing organizations from the prior year.

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Shaffer Appointed Homesteaders President and CEO

February 26, 2018 by Homesteaders Life Company

West Des Moines, IA – The Homesteaders Life Company Board of Directors has appointed Steve Shaffer as the company’s 10th President and CEO in a vote that marked the final step of the company's strategically planned leadership transition.

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Homesteaders Policy Owners Elect Three New Members to Board of Directors

February 20, 2018 by Homesteaders Life Company

West Des Moines, Iowa — Homesteaders Life Company Chairman Stephen R. Lang announced today the election of three new members to its Board of Directors. Elected by policy owners during their annual meeting held at company headquarters in West Des Moines, Iowa, they are:

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