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.

April 29, 2011

Marriage Happens

I was too busy tearing up over the dress and the carriage and Princess Di’s little boy all grown up and getting married that I didn’t see LIFE’s Facebook guru Chris Hill had already beat me to the punch on getting this message out on the LIFE Happens fanpage. I was about to refocus my […]

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April 12, 2011

What's Your Excuse?

What’s your excuse for not having life insurance? If your excuse is: I’m young and in good health, so I don’t need to think about it, yet … … then Tara Newby would probably disagree with you. Her husband, Preston, was just 24 when he died, leaving her a widow with two small children. Watch […]

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March 12, 2011

Our Thoughts Are With You

As I was contemplating a post for this blog, my thoughts kept returning to the tragedy that the Japanese have suffered following the tsunami that swept over cities and towns, taking with it countless human lives. And while talk of death is not foreign to this blog, given the nature of the topic we cover, […]

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February 9, 2011

How Romantic (or Unromantic) Are You?

So you think you’re romantic, huh? Don’t we all? But have you ever tested yourself to find out how romantic (or unromantic) you are? Probably not. But with Valentine’s Day just a few days away, it makes sense, doesn’t it, to find out what your score might be. Are you a Heartthrob? Suave? Dreamy? Or […]

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February 5, 2011

Real Life

One of the best things that the LIFE Foundation offers, in my opinion, is its realLIFEstories. These are not ads or commercials; they do not use actors pretending to be someone else; they don’t portray some idealized situation. Instead, realLIFEstories carefully tell often heart-wrenching stories of how people’s lives, and the lives of their families, […]

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