Maggie Leyes

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

September 6, 2018

Hey, Millennials. Life Insurance Is Now 80% Off!

So many people get down on Millennials, telling them they are doing just about everything wrong. That’s why when Life Happens and LIMRA did a joint Twitter chat for Life Insurance Awareness Month #LIAM18Chats, people had a lot of good insight and some great advice for Millennials about how to think about life insurance.

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September 1, 2018

Danica Says It Best: Life Insurance Is Key on Your Financial Journey

It’s Life Insurance Awareness Month! And we will just step aside to let our spokesperson Danica Patrick tell you why life insurance has always been important to her—and why it should be for you, too. If you think you may need life insurance, or more of it, spend a few minutes with the Life Insurance […]

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June 14, 2018

Getting Married? Two Questions You Need to Ask Your Partner (but Probably Haven’t)

Getting married is a big leap. And you may be in the midst of a whole lot of planning—from when and where to have the wedding to whom to invite. But planning the wedding and honeymoon is just the start of your life together. As you start planning your future, don’t forget to put a solid financial base in place. While you may have already talked about joint or separate bank accounts and what gets paid by whom and when, there is probably a piece you haven’t talked about yet.

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May 16, 2018

Ouch! Feeling the Financial Pinch in a Month or Less

This statistic is startling: 7 in 10 employed Americans would feel the financial pinch in a month or less without their paycheck. And when you dig a bit deeper, you find that 1 in 4 working Americans would feel the pinch immediately. These are just some of the findings from the new survey from Life Happens “What Do You Know About Disability Insurance?”

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May 1, 2018

A Living Miracle

Many of us in our 20s are filled with hope and optimism about the new jobs we have—or will work into, perhaps finding a partner and starting a family, maybe even buying a home. In short, designing a life “we” want to live, not one that’s been dictated to us. So, it’s not often we contemplate how those dreams could be derailed by an accident or illness that takes away our ability to earn a living and fund our dreams.

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