Is Lost or Stolen Jewelry Covered by Homeowners Insurance?

Personal jewelry items can be extremely valuable. For example, the average cost of an engagement ring in the U.S. is $7,829, as reported by Brides.com. A strand of South Sea pearls can be worth more than $100,000, as stated by The Pearl Source. If jewelry is lost or damaged because of a covered peril, such…

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3 Types of Living Benefits for Life Insurance

Life insurance is mainly designed to pay out death benefits to beneficiaries. But some life insurance policies also provide living benefits for policyholders. The following are three types of life insurance living benefits. Accelerated Death Benefits Most life insurance policies contain a provision known as Accelerated Death Benefit (ADB). It allows the policyholder to receive…

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How To Dig Out After a Blizzard

If you live in an area that regularly sees snow, clearing the driveways and sidewalks after a winter storm is a regular part of life. But when severe winter weather strikes, and the snowfall is measured in feet instead of inches, digging out becomes a lot more work. Even if the weather caught you off…

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How to Leave a Legacy through Life Insurance

Your legacy – what will it be, and how will you be remembered when you pass? A guaranteed death benefit provides financial support when your loved ones need it most. The policy benefits can be used to buy property, provide for the family, pay for college tuition, trips, or whatever your loved ones choose, but…

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New Year, New Life Insurance Review

It is a good policy to review your life insurance every year. If you have paid your premiums on time, the policy will still be there, most likely without any material changes since you purchased it. However, if major changes have occurred in your life, your life insurance policy may need adjustments or no longer…

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Buying Life Insurance for the First Time? Then Read These 8 Tips

Maybe you just got married. Or had your first child. Or started a business. Whatever the life event is, you are now buying life insurance for the first time. And that might intimidate and confuse you a little. Help ease your mind by reading the following advice for anyone who is buying life insurance for…

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15 Common Questions About Life Insurance

How much life insurance do I need, anyway? A number of factors – including your age, debts, monthly expenses and number of children – can influence how much life insurance you may need to comfortably plan for your future. A local insurance professional like an ERIE agent can give you a free quote based on your…

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How to Leave a Legacy through Life Insurance

Your legacy – what will it be, and how will you be remembered when you pass? A guaranteed death benefit provides financial support when your loved ones need it most. The policy benefits can be used to buy property, provide for the family, pay for college tuition, trips, or whatever your loved ones choose, but…

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4 Winter Risks and How to Protect Your Business From Them

Consumer spending increases for the holidays and business picks up during the winter months. But winter weather also brings certain risks for businesses. The following are some top winter risks and how to protect your business from them. Slip or Trip and Fall Accidents Icy walkways and slippery floors from melting snow can lead to…

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Give the Gift of Life Insurance this Holiday Season

The holidays are coming, and you may be wondering what to give your children or grandchildren. Life insurance can be the ideal gift. When purchased for a younger person, the cost of premiums is far lower. Whole Life insurance has the benefit of being an asset that can be borrowed against, provide tax benefits, and…

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