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15 hrs ago | Investopedia

10 Money Scams Aimed At Senior Citizens

The older people get, the more vulnerable they become to fraud. According to the Federal Bureau Investigation, people who grew up in the '30s, '40s and '50s were generally raised to be polite and trusting - making them appealing targets for scammers.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

19 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Most Singaporeans not keen to manage funeral services

Most funeral directors and their staff are between 50 and 60 years old, and they are facing the pressing challenge of attracting young people into a business that's often seen as old and morbid.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

WJRT

Arenac County funeral home owner charged with embezzling money

A former funeral home director is facing two felonies after being accused of using customers' prepaid funeral funds for personal expenses.

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Green Bay Press-Gazette

Biz Brief: Advance planning seminars offered

The May 15 workshops will begin at 10 a.m. at 6 p.m. at Konrad-Behlman Funeral Home, 100 Lake Pointe Drive, Oshkosh.

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Related Topix: Oshkosh, WI

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Red Deer Advocate

One of the dead in Calgary stabbing showed promise as funeral director

A snow-covered personal note left with flowers near the scene of the multiple fatal stabbings in northwest Calgary on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News

Romford Recorder

Romford funeral directors make donation to homeless charity

Co-operative Funeral Care Romford made a donation of clothes and other essential items to the Broadway Homeless charity earlier this month.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

MyBankTracker

10 Money Scams Aimed at Senior Citizens

The older people get, the more vulnerable they become to fraud. According to the Federal Bureau Investigation, people who grew up in the '30s, '40s and '50s were generally raised to be polite and trusting - making them appealing targets for scammers.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

The Huffington Post

'Mushroom Death Suit' Allows Your Body To Break Down Naturally And Dispel Toxins

For those interested in natural cemeteries, but not so fond of being buried, allow me to introduce you to the Mushroom Death Suit.

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Related Topix: Electric Vehicle, Chevrolet Volt, Hybrid, Hatchback, Chevrolet

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

The result of Bluefin-21's first foray? Nothing of interest

The first deployment of an underwater vehicle to hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was aborted early, sending the drone back to the surface 10 hours before expected.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Matthews International

Tifton Gazette

Robert (Bob) B. Conoly

Robert B. Conoly, 78, of Perry, died Sunday, April 13, 2014 at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Albritton-Beaumont Funeral Directors with Brinson Lanier officiating.

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Related Topix: Perry, GA, Events, Brinson, GA, Sylvester, GA, Tifton, GA

Stabroek News

Rental of caskets takes off in Barbados

And a number of funeral homes are cashing in on this trend as people look for more economical ways to say final goodbyes to their loved ones.

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CBS Local

2 Facing Charges In North Shore Hotel Incident

A family of four found themselves in handcuffs after a scuffle at a child's birthday party at a North Shore Hotel over the weekend.

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Related Topix: Matthews International, Sports

The Medina Gazette

Pamela Cummings

Pamela loved to cook, read, and go shopping. She enjoyed listening to various rock and roll musicians including Michael Jackson and Billy Joel.

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Related Topix: Brunswick, OH

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Dominion Post

Dealing with death in a Kiwi way

The ways we say goodbye to the people we love have changed hugely in the past 50 years - but the rules haven't.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

GlobeNewswire

Shareholder Alert: Brower Piven Announces Class Action Lawsuit in...

The securities litigation law firm of Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation, announces that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the Delaware Chancery Court on behalf of all common stockholders of Schawk, Inc. asserting claims that the members of the Company's board of directors have breached fiduciary duties they owe to Schawk ... (more)

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Related Topix: Schawk, Commercial Printing, Publishing, Matthews International

The Post-Standard

Company news: Katherine Velasco and Kurt Benedict joined Schepp Family Funeral Homes

Velasco and Benedict graduated from Simmons Institute of Mortuary Science where they received a bachelor's degree in funeral service.

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Seeking Alpha

Cramer's Lightning Round - The IPOs Are A Curse On The Market

Service Corporation : "We have been faithful to Service Corporation in the funeral home industry.

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Related Topix: Service Corporation International, Sangamo Biosciences, Startups, Bind Biosciences

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Inquirer & Mirror

Passage of home-rule

A home-rule petition to exempt Nantucket from certain funeral-home regulations that could keep the funeral business on the island was approved by Town Meeting voters Saturday.

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Related Topix: Nantucket, MA

The News Journal

BJ's offers coffins starting at $800

Shop BJ's Wholesale Club for industrial-size evaporated milk, big screen TVs and engagement rings.

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Related Topix: BJs Wholesale Club, Retail

The Jersey Journal

Spotlight 2014: Funeral business resistant to, but not immune to, recession

"It doesn't affect us too much," said Nick Grillo, president of the Hudson County Funeral Directors Association and a funeral director at the more than-century-old Introcaso-Angelo Funeral Home in Jersey City.

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Related Topix: Hudson County, NJ, Jersey City, NJ

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