Paperless at ERIE: Your Options and How to Enroll
Paper has a way of piling up, so why not try going paperless? For most Erie Insurance personal lines customers*, your online account and the ERIE mobile app can help you go green and reduce your carbon footprint. Now, there’s another option at your fingertips: paperless billing. Here’s how (and why!) to sign up. Why Make the […]
GoFundMe vs. Life Insurance: What You Should Know
You have likely seen a GoFundMe page for someone who suddenly passed away. GoFundMe pages allow others to donate to pay for final expenses or to help the family. These crowdfunding activities may be successful but come with some serious drawbacks. The family left behind is asking others for funds, adding stress to one of […]
5 Types of Car Insurance Explained
Car insurance policies vary in what they cover. The state mandates certain types of coverage that you must have to legally get behind the wheel. However, the mandated minimum coverage may be far too low in some situations, such as being in a hit-and-run, in an accident with an uninsured driver, or if your car […]
Helping Your Home Recover from Winter
There’s a sense of deep pride that comes with being a homeowner. But with that satisfaction comes its share of weekend home improvement projects and upkeep, too. Winter is usually rough on your home. Once snow, ice, wind and freezing temperatures calm down, spring is a good time to check how your home withstood the […]
What to Know About ERIE’s Extended Water Coverage
What is Extended Water Coverage? ERIE’s Extended Water coverage1 provides protection for your home in the event of a sewer or drain backup, or from flooding such as inland flooding, tidal water, storm surge or mudflow and mudslide. This endorsement can be added to your ErieSecure Home® policy (or bundle) and offers protection for your home, […]
What is Term Life Insurance, and How Does it Work?
Term life insurance is the most affordable form of life insurance. It provides coverage for a specific period, typically 10 to 30 years. A contract between you and an insurance company is established which, as long as you pay your monthly premiums, should you die unexpectedly, a death benefit will be paid to your beneficiaries […]
How Promoting Workplace Safety can Save You Money
No business owner wants to have injured an injured employee. Reducing the risk of accidents and injuries is a critical aspect of good management, in every industry. Employees who have been trained with customized worker safety programs are far less likely to be injured when performing the duties of employment – and file a claim […]
Can Having an Eco Friendly Home Reduce Your Homeowners Insurance?
Your homeowners insurance premiums can be reduced with eco-friendly changes to your home environment. Any way to reduce monthly costs is valuable, and it is worth considering whether making changes could help you save. Some of the incentives offered by several insurance providers include: LEED certification for a home: LEED, or “Leadership in Energy in […]
The Pros and Cons of Crowdfunding: Is It Right for Your Business?
As a business owner, you’re undoubtedly familiar with the old adage, “it takes money to make money.” It’s a fact that rings true for any new venture. Whether you’re looking to launch a startup, expand your existing service offering or add a second location, it requires an upfront financial investment. Traditionally, most entrepreneurs have had only […]
Help Your House Recover from Frost Heave
Frost heave occurs when ice forms underneath soil. As the frozen soil switches between freezing and thawing, it can cause the very foundation of your house to shift since frozen soil has about 10 percent more volume than dry soil. This can lead to serious structural damage to your foundation. Unfortunately, frost heave is not […]