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 19, 2011

Evaluate Your Life Day? Yep, and Here's an Easy Start

Today is Evaluate Your Life Day … interesting, because most of us evaluate or reevaluate “things” on Jan. 1 or our birthdays. But, alas, there are always areas in our lives we can improve and make better decisions about. Most of the changes we know we need to make are centered on our work, health […]

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August 23, 2011

Questions Small-Business Owners Should Answer Today

If I asked you to ballpark the percentage of businesses in the U.S. that are small businesses, what would you say? 25%? 50%? Maybe 75%? The answer is actually astounding: It’s 99.7%, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration. And those businesses employ over half of all private-sector employees. Here are some additional statistics that […]

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August 19, 2011

The Best So Far

It’s summer … and August … and a Friday afternoon. The perfect time to take a bit of a break. We here at The Insurance Word blog are looking forward to an early escape (shhhh!). Perhaps I’ll take a dip in the pool later on, then do some casual browsing on the iPad. That’s where […]

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August 10, 2011

Money—Ours, Yours, Mine

Money has been on everyone’s minds lately. The debt-ceiling crisis being pushed to the 11th hour had everyone on pins and needles. Add to that Standard & Poor’s downgrade of the U.S. credit rating, the stock market rollercoaster ride … and it just keeps getting more and more complex. I was looking around to see […]

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