Abuse of the nondeclinable fee is what has raised funeral prices. There is NO other industry that is permitted a federally-mandated "cover charge" *unrelated* to the goods and services being chosen.LC
So, Lisa, then if FTC had kept hands off the funeral industry, there would have been no increase in prices?
Funeral inflation has FAR exceeded general inflation for many, many years. Only recently has that started to slow down with more open price competition and low-overhead facilities opening up.LC
might prove intresting big boys moving in wonder if its insiders?