Blum Blog

  • Funeral Cost Summary
    Three old guys were out walking. 
    First one said, "Windy, isn't it?" 
    Second one said, "No, it's Thursday!" 
    Third one said, "So am I. Let's go get a beer!"
    Funeral Cost Summary Funeral Home’s General Price List (GPL) The Federal Trade Commission regulates funeral homes and has established a series of rules called - The Funeral Rule. The Funeral Rule protects consumers’ right to purchase funeral goods and services separately. The world’s largest retailer wants to keep its customers even after their deaths. Wal-Mart has started selling coffins on its Web site at prices that undercut funeral homes, long the major seller of caskets. The move follows a similar one by discount rival Costco, which also sells coffins on its site.
    You do not have to accept a package that includes items you do not want. The Funeral Rule requires
    Aug 16, 2017
  • Why Arizona Needs a Death with Dignity Act

    An elderly man visited the doctor for a checkup. "Mr. Smith, you’re in great shape," said the doctor afterwards. "How do you do it?"

    "Well," said Mr. Smith, "I don’t drink, I don’t smoke, and the good Lord looks out for me. For weeks now, every time I go to the bathroom in the middle of the night, he turns the light on for me."

    Concerned, the doctor found Mrs. Smith in the waiting room and told her what her husband had said.

    "I don’t think that’s anything to worry about," she said. "And on the bright side, it does explain ho’s been peeing in the fridge."


    It is important to understand that every State allows Physicians, Hospices, and other care givers to follow the written instructions of patients contained in advanced directives such as a Living Will. These instructions

    Aug 09, 2017
  • "Death By Stupidity"

       In some foreign country a priest, a lawyer and an engineer are about to be guillotined.
       The priest puts his head on the block, they pull the rope and nothing happens -- he declares that he's been saved by divine intervention-- so he's let go .
       The lawyer is put on the block, and again the rope doesn't release the blade, he claims he can't be executed twice for the same crime and he is set free too.
       They grab the engineer and shove his head into the guillotine, he looks up at the release mechanism and says, "Wait a minute, I see your problem...." 

     (Thanks to Christians United).

    Attitudes are changing about the subject of death and funerals #1.

    In 1960 only 3% of people dying in the United States were cremated. In 2011 42.2 % chose cremation. This is expected to grow to over

    Aug 03, 2017
  • Welcome Jennifer Sultzaberger

    We are pleased to announce some news about our Company and book,*Dying To Know. Info.

    We have a new partner, Ms. Jennifer Romer Sulzaberger, the owner of #vidit, LLC. Jennifer has been in business 16 years in digital marketing and 22 years of traditional marketing experience with firms including Pitney Bowes, AT&T Wireless, Verizon Wireless and the Cobalt Group.

    Her firm, Find It Media, specializes in Search Engine Optimization solutions, and her patent pending video marketing platform #vidit is designed to deliver superior targeting and response rates while lowering costs. This has caused an increase in our volume of sales and allowed us to continue delivering our book at a very reasonable cost.

    Jun 13, 2017
  • The "Blum Blog"
    I am now going to begin writing a BLOG that will deal with #EstatePlanning, aging issues, politics that affect us older folks, and other topics I feel will be of interest to you. I expect to add jokes and cartoons to keep the same light-hearted approach to the inevitable.

    Dying To Know Info PDF is a comprehensive, self-guided information eBook containing critical documentation for your family and loved ones in the event of your untimely passing. Inside, you will find over 80 pages of information about #EstatePlanning.This eBook is easily saved to your computer. It can then be printed and placed in to a folder or binder, or pasted into a document and stored. Be sure to notify your heirs as to its location. Complete instructions accompany this eBook.

    “A Comprehensive Guide to Kicking the Bucket” that contains 87 pages of information,

    Jun 13, 2017
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