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.

December 3, 2013

Giving Tuesday

We’ve all spent a lot of time over the past few days “consuming” … turkey, pie, football games, irresistible items on Black Friday, awesome online deals on Cyber Monday. Now it’s time to balance it all out. No, I’m not talking about dieting or stopping shopping, I’m talking about giving. Today is #GivingTuesday, a national […]

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November 11, 2013

No One Wants to Think About Long-Term Care, But Here’s Why You Should

OK, it’s time to stop putting off the inevitable: thinking about who will take care of you when you can no longer take care of yourself. It’s Long-Term Care Insurance Awareness Month, making it the perfect “excuse” to explore something no one wants to think about, but that we all need to. Keep in mind […]

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November 4, 2013

Long-Term Care Insurance Tweetable Facts

It’s Long-Term Care Awareness Month. A lot (most?) people don’t really understand what long-term care insurance is, what it does and why people need it as a part of a sound financial plan. Click on this link for a free guide, aptly named, What You Need to Know About Long-Term Care Insurance. It answers a […]

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October 14, 2013

You Need Less Life Insurance at 35! Really?

Knowing when you need life insurance and how much of it is personal, because everyone’s situation is unique. That’s why the advice in the USA Today article “Knowing When You Need Life Insurance” is shocking. In the article, Cary Guffey, CFP and financial adviser at PNC, says that from ages 35 to 55 your “need […]

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September 6, 2013

Help Change Lives—Submit Your Story

It’s stories like these—realLIFEstories—that help us all understand what insurance really does and why we need to take action now to get the insurance coverage we need to protect our loved ones financially. That’s why each year LIFE asks insurance agents and advisors to submit stories of their own to the LIFE Foundation’s realLIFEstories Client Service Recognition Program.

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