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Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Information

Consumer Information about Funeral Planning. Click here to read the article on FTC's website.

Click here to read the FAQ's on Preneed Funeral Contracts.

FTC Warns Small Businesses: Don’t Open Email Falsely Claiming to be From FTC. Click here to read the article on FTC's website.

FTC Warns Consumers: Scammers Hit New Low by Sending Fake Funeral Notices. Click here to read the article on FTC's website.

Funeral Rule ALERT: Click here to read information provided by the FTC dated March 18, 2009.

The FTC and the Board Settle Antitrust Charges Regarding Price Advertising Rules.  Click here to view documents. PDF file

FTC Consumer Guidance: Shopping for Funeral Services by Phone or Online: Recently, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued new guidance to assist consumers with shopping for funeral services by phone or online, particularly when consumers need to make quick decisions about how to handle funeral arrangements for a loved one.

To access the FTC’s Guidance for Shopping for Funeral Services by Phone or Online, click here. PDF file