Maggie Leyes

Maggie Leyes is VP of content strategy for Life Happens. She has been working in the insurance and financial services industry for more than 15 years.

February 8, 2017

The Cost of Raising a Child AKA Why You Need Life Insurance

Each year the government (the USDA to be exact) publishes how much it costs to raise a child to 18. The number is staggering. It’s more money than most of us can imagine coming up with, which is why life insurance is so important. You can cover that sum—$233,610—for a modest monthly premium.

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October 10, 2016

Engaged? 7 Financial To-Dos to Check Off Your List

You’ve picked out the rings, maybe even the venue … things are rolling toward your Big Day, but don’t forget an important element of your new life together: getting your financial lives in sync. Talking about finances with your fiancé, spouse or partner may not seem like the most romantic topic, but what better way is there to show your loved one how committed you are to a lifetime of happiness together? Here’s how to get started.

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September 15, 2016

Activity Trackers in Sync With Life Insurance

With 1 in 5 adults using activity trackers, we were interested to see who was up for getting rewarded for their good fitness behavior. This infographic breaks down who would exchange their activity information for better life insurance rates.

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August 24, 2016

It’s a Risk You Don’t Have to Take

‘‘Driving race cars for a living means going 200 miles an hour around a track with concrete walls. I know the risks, which is why I’ve had life insurance since the start of my career. But that’s not the only reason I own it,” says Danica Patrick. Watch this video to learn more.

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