Preneed a USA Problem-Now Mississippi-Your Funeral Guy

13 Apr

Preneed or Prepaid Funerals Have Become A Problem in the USA

Preneed or Prepaid Funerals Have Become A Problem in the USA

Prepaying a funeral seems to be a problem for the consumers everywhere in the United States. Senator Roland Burris and the NFDA executive secretary “Randall L Earl”have brought  the prepayed preneed problem into the national spotlight. Both have strong  ties to the Illinois Funeral Directors Association Preneed Ponzi Scheme.

Last year the National Prearranged Services (NPS)scandal amounted to losses over 1 billion dollars in 19 states. State legislators and regulatory agencies have seemed to be at a loss in how to deal with this for a long time.

The problem seems to be quite a problem in the State of Mississippi as well- according to the  Mississippi Secretary of State’s website news articles are listed explaining the problem.

$150K missing in Sunset Gardens fundLaurel Ledger

$500k in Burial Funds MissingThe Clarion Ledger

Funeral Home Accused of Grave RobbingNatchez Democrat

Green Acres Customers Fret Over FutureThe Vicksburg Post

Green Acres owner making no promises, Hosemann saysVicksburg Post

Pre-need funeral providers accused of misapplying fundsWLBT

State Agencies to Alter Pre-Need Funeral AccountsThe Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

A temporary restraining order has been issued in Mississipi against Green Acres of Vicksburg ,Mississippi on preneed sales. View it here

Some friends have requested that I change my current position Consumer Do Not Involve Yourself with preneed.” It is because of the instances mentioned here that I will not change my view.

Funeral Industry|Funeral Costs blog by Your Funeral Guy

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