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McDonald Testimonial

By Elaine Marze Friends tell friends. That is how Dotty McDonald heard about the excellent services S.A.F.E. Planning does for their clients. So after calling for an appointment in 2018, Dotty, her friend and a cousin traveled to Shreveport from...

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Sharing and Displaying Heirloom Quilts

By Elaine Marze If you are one of the lucky ones who has an heirloom quilt handmade by a loving grandmother there are some nice alternatives for displaying and sharing these precious memorabilia while also providing a great opportunity for some...

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May 2020 Message

It’s no surprise to anybody that we are living in a different world from a couple months ago, hopefully a temporary situation, but perhaps for a long time to come.  In order to protect clients and staff, Blake made the decision to allow...

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The Best of Times

Since 2001, The Best of Times has been Northwest Louisiana's only monthly publication serving the needs of "those of us 50+" by providing timely, accurate, and beneficial information. Since 2002, we have also hosted a weekly...

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Get Creative During the COVID-19 Pandemic

My friends and I figured out a way to lunch Pandemic style. We bring our own lunch, drink and lawn chair and meet in a driveway socially acceptable distances from each other and visit that way.  Gets us out of our pj’s, and provides some...

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Local Newspaper Column from the Police Call List (If you need a good laugh during these tough times)

Is The Sky Really Falling?

By Fred Taylor     Obviously, this is the type of week and global market action that the media loves (if it bleeds it leads) and tends to bring the pundits out of the woodwork as various talking heads and the public look for some sort of...

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Home Coming

By: Elaine Marze Words and phrases can mean different things at different seasons of our lives. When young parents say, “The kids are coming,” it may be a warning.  It doesn’t mean the same as when senior citizens tell their...

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RAM Hires Director

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S.A.F.E. Planning Celebrates 20th Anniversary – Business News Release

Contact:  Elaine Marze  318-780-0510  Blake Rainey is celebrating his 20th year with Seniors’ Asset & Family Estate Planning, Inc.  Blake is President of the family-owned business established by his dad, Steve Rainey....

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Old Larry

By Elaine Marze   Don’t be afraid of shelter dogs. If you believe the dated adage, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks (ways)” then I beg to differ.  When I moved to Arkansas four years ago my new house came...

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Faces of Grief

By Elaine Marze Perhaps we who have been taught it is better to be strong and silent than weak and whiney should open up about our times of depression occassionaly so that those struggling emotionally don’t feel so alone in their struggles. A...

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Big White Hoss

It has been over seven years since my husband died, and I am still benefiting from his foresight in planning for his death and how his absence would affect me. One of the plans he set into motion for my benefit involved his big, old loud white truck....

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Horseshoe Canyon Ranch / SAFE

By Elaine Marze Working for so many years with a company like SAFE Planning we have built relationships with multiple generations of our clients, and during the fifteen years I published the SAFE Planning newsletters there were times I included...

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To Will or Not to Will

By Elaine Marze Over the nearly two decades that I’ve worked for Seniors’ Asset & Family Estate Planning I’ve written many articles on what it takes to efficiently plan for older age, getting important paperwork completed and protecting...

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Appreciate your spouse NOW … before it is too late

By Elaine Marze People frequently discuss the things they miss most about their late spouse, and as a widow myself, I like to share these with couples who still have their loved one because it reminds them to appreciate what they have while they...

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Happy New Year!

Wishing all our SAFE Planning friends and clients a HAPPY NEW YEAR, and to start the new year out with a laugh I'd like to include a short funny that was in one of our 2008 newsletters: During a high school class on government studies, the...

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AN OLD FASHIONED THANKSGIVING

  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...

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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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