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.

October 4, 2017

Experts Weigh in on Key to Financial Fitness

We asked some top advisors what their advice is for being financially fit. Here’s what they shared with us. How many of these can you tick off?

It’s about the flow. Watch your cash flow and live within your means—that’s the starting point. Once that’s under control, plan for the future, including what if something happens to you.

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September 12, 2017

The Twitterverse Talks Financial Fitness and Life Insurance

It’s Life Insurance Awareness Month and what better way to celebrate than gathering Twitter friends and experts to talk about financial fitness and life insurance! We spent an hour today (Tuesday, Sept 12) moderating a very lively and insightful conversation. Here are some great highlights from #LIAM17Chats.

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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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