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.

July 6, 2011

Summer School

School may be out, but that doesn’t mean the learnin’ is over. Summer’s lazy days usually afford us a bit more free time, so take just five minutes or so for a quick educational video: Life Insurance 101, where agent Mark Chandick walks you through the basics. While there is no quiz after the video, […]

Read more

June 21, 2011

College Graduates Feel “Empowered” by Debt

I was surprised by the New York Times headline “College Students Don’t View Debt as a Burden.” Of course I had to read the article to see what was up. Then surprise turned to shock.  According to the article, the average student loan debt for college graduates in 2008 was more than $23,000. Add to […]

Read more

June 17, 2011

Help a Student Win a $5,000 Scholarship. Vote Here!

It’s not often that we get to help a person in need with a simple click of a mouse—so here’s your chance. The three young students profiled here have had to struggle financially and put dreams on hold because of the death of a parent who had inadequate or no life insurance. The nonprofit LIFE […]

Read more

May 10, 2011

This Moment Made Possible by My Paycheck

Quick! Give me the first answer that pops into your head. What is your most valuable asset? Did you say, “My house!” Or perhaps, “My car!” Both answers makes sense, but neither is correct.  If you are like most people, your most valuable asset is actually your paycheck. It’s what pays for your house and […]

Read more

May 8, 2011

A World Without Mothers

Today we honor all mothers—for all they do, and all they’ve done. And our thoughts go out to those who have lost their mothers, many at too young an age. This video gets you thinking about where we would be without them. Now, if you can, go give your mom a hug.

Read more