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.

May 9, 2016

On the Road to Recovery Thanks to Disability Insurance

Through strength, determination and a lot of rehabilitation, Michael is improving every day, including being able to walk again. But during the three years it has taken, he has been unable to return to work. But thanks to his disability insurance he is able to

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April 7, 2016

6 Reasons Single People May Need Life Insurance

Many people make the assumption that life insurance is for married couples and those with kids. While it is true that not all single people need life insurance, there are a number of reasons when it can make (really) good sense. 1. You have student loan debt. Many people assume that your debt dies with […]

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February 23, 2016

The Reality of Life: An Infographic

A new survey we did asked people what they planned to leave their loved ones if they were to pass away tomorrow, and more respondents said they would leave behind family photos (54%) than money from a life insurance policy (49%) for their loved ones. So while we all value the memories that a photo brings us, it’s important to realize […]

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January 8, 2016

4 Financial Tips to Keep Your Family Safe

It’s tough to get our financial house in order, not because it’s especially hard, but because it’s … boring? Tedious? The last thing we want to spend time on? To remedy that, here are four tips that you can take on and accomplish.

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October 17, 2015

Using My Trials as Stepping Stones

My father’s illness took his life when I was 11, leaving behind his wife and five children. Soon after, we woke up to the bitter realization of our deteriorating financial situation. The burden that was placed on my mother’s shoulders is one that nobody should have to carry alone. If my dad had had life insurance, it would have taken away the constant financial worry.

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