I love Thanksgiving!  It’s a holiday without all the commercialism of Christmas, and one where families and friends come together to renew relationships over plentiful food and hearts filled with thanks for another year together.  Or, at least that’s the way it used to be, but now days maybe not so much as in the

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Tis’ the Season to be Thankful

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S.A.F.E. Planning President Featured for Veterans Day

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Today is Memorial Day for the Marze Family

 Seven years ago on Wednesday, October 19 Daniel, Phaedra, Clyde, Kinsley, Makenna, Colton, my mother, Jr’s sister, Bonnie, and his brother, Ricky, and myself had to walk out of that room in Springdale, AR knowing our world had changed forever, and not for the good.  As we all dispersed, Daniel, Rick and Bonnie headed to

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Don’t Be Caught Unaware

By Elaine Marze As marketing director of S.A.F.E. Planning I want to share some information so YOUR family won’t make the same mistakes some other people make – and regret.  One of my friends recently lost her eighty year old mom when she had a heart attack.  Diagnosed a few years ago with a heart

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Appreciate it now …

By Elaine Marze People frequently share with me the things they miss most after the death of their spouse, especially after they read WIDOWHOOD: I DIDN’T ASK FOR THIS (which I wrote).  I like to share these things because it reminds those with living husbands and wives what they should appreciate while they still can

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Edith Saunders Testimonial

By Elaine Marze Janice Hughes is an only child and says that her mom was devoted to her, wanting Janice to get an education, and then later Edith’s devotion expanded to Janice’s own family.  Edith worked hard and saved what she could during her many years living in Missouri.  She eventually moved to Shreveport to

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We are extremely satisfied and grateful for the work that Mr. Cochran was able to do for us in our times of need.  We would highly recommend him and his services to anyone.  With his knowledge of the Medicaid rules, he was able to get Mary (Lynn’s mother) approved for Medicaid assistance that paid for her

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Some people think that if they leave a Will behind it will take care of all the “after” issues, but that’s only the beginning.  It would simplify tasks for your spouse and / or children if you would also enclose in that important folder the following items: Insurance policy information including account numbers; A list

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Karen Hodges Testimonial by Elaine Marze

 For the 15 plus years that I have worked for S.A.F.E. Planning interviewing people for our newsletter and now social media about their experiences with us, I’ve heard some positive testimonials, but a recent talk with Karen Hodges has to be the most positive feedback yet.  Karen’s mom, Barbara Bell, recently passed away six years

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