Nicole Vullo

May 27, 2020
The Foresight Companies Blog Press Release

Pandemic Has Materially Changed Consumer Attitudes about Technology, Physical Presence, and Price Transparency relating to the Funeral and Cemetery Business

New survey measures transformations to a historically unchanged industry with lasting implications on buying, celebrations, practices, and physical infrastructure The pandemic has significantly altered consumer attitudes and behaviors in three key areas of the funeral and cemetery business – the buying and shopping process, the necessity of physical presence to support loved ones in their time of need, and the influence of technology on both. This according to The Foresight Companies 2020 Funeral and Cemetery Consumer Behavior Study. The pandemic has necessitated consumer use of technology to adapt their behaviors to a business steeped in tradition, and the survey makes clear that these behavior changes are here to stay.  For example, 75% of consumers now want pricing online – a practice virtually unheard of today, and many consumers will not do business with providers who do not deliver transparency. In […]
May 14, 2020
The Foresight Companies Blog Covid 19 Business Resource Center

What Issues Should I Consider During A Recession or Market Correction?

During these uncertain times, many individuals are unsure about how the financial markets will play out and are left not knowing how their personal and business finances will be affected. As part of our Foresight Roosevelt Wealth Management alliance, Roosevelt Investments put together a comprehensive checklist titled, “What Issues Should I Consider During A Recession Or Market Correction?” featuring issues and suggestions to consider in light of recent financial market changes. In general, this checklist can help you navigate and identify which opportunities to look at that may be beneficial to you. To view this checklist, click the button below. As we navigate through these times of uncertainty and adjust to our new normal, we here are at The Foresight Companies want to be your source for all topics related to your business operations. Please visit our COVID-19 Business Operations Resource Center frequently for updates. […]
May 12, 2020
The Foresight Companies Blog Covid 19 Business Resource Center

How to Successfully Manage Your Human Resources Operations During COVID-19

Foresight’s Stephanie Ramsey recently chatted with American Funeral Director, to give some thoughts about common HR questions employers are asking surrounding this pandemic. We have posted and linked the interview below: Human Resources During COVID-19 By Patti Martin Bartsche, American Funeral Director Editor’s Note: This information is up to date as of press time. Because the COVID-19 situation is dynamic, additional clarifications regarding the Families First Coronavirus Response Act as well as other government actions are possible. COVID-19 is forcing firms large and small to rapidly change their approach to work, raising crucial human resources concerns. While business owners arc acting to take necessary precautions. the pandemic offers an opportunity for firms to carefully review the strategies, policies and procedures they have in place to protect employees, customers and operations now and in the future. What impact does the Families […]
April 24, 2020
The Foresight Companies Blog Covid 19 Business Resource Center

Maximizing Your Loan Forgiveness in the Paycheck Protection Program

Many small business owners have already applied for a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan. The PPP was created as a way for businesses to be able to keep employees on payroll. Some borrowers have already received their funding. Although you may have already received your PPP loan, there are still some vital considerations to focus on. These will help borrowers maximize on the amount of loan forgiveness received. The actions borrowers take now will impact the amount of possible loan forgiveness and it is crucial to begin the planning process immediately. How Much of the Loan Is Forgiven? According to the SBA, loans can be forgiven if employees remain on payroll during the eight-week period after the loan is funded. The money can also be used to cover specific business-related expenses. Please note that the actual amount that is forgiven […]
April 17, 2020
The Foresight Companies Blog Press Release

The Foresight Companies Announces Gabriel Ngo as Director of Business Development

Dan Isard, Doug Gober, and Chris Cruger bring long time industry expert to join their team “We are pleased to announce we have brought on an established industry leader, Gabriel Ngo, to our ever-growing and dynamic team. The addition of Gabe Ngo as our Director of Business Development allows us to continue to deliver the highest care to our clients,” Dan Isard, the founder and managing partner of The Foresight Companies, recently announced.  “Gabe exudes credibility, confidence and integrity at the highest level. Gabe’s abilities and experience will provide an even higher level of service to our clients and the entire industry. We couldn’t be more excited to have Gabe on board,” Isard added. Chris Cruger, Chief Operating Officer and partner stated, “As we investigated ways of expanding and continuing the reach of The Foresight Companies, we discovered a person […]
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