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.

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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

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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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