Don’t Let These Common Myths Scare You Away from Life Insurance

Most people need life insurance. Not having it could be devastating to your family’s financial future in case the worst should happen. Life insurance is a complex, frequently misunderstood subject, surrounded by a multitude of myths. These myths can be dangerous if they scare you away from purchasing the life insurance coverage you need. Common…

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Millennials and Home Insurance

More millennials are buying homes these days, as opposed to renting. By the end of 2018, this generation represented 45% of all new home mortgages, as stated in a Housing Wire article. One thing is certain, whether renting or purchasing a condo or a house, millennials need home insurance to protect them against damage to or…

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Life Insurance and Health Conditions: A Deal Breaker?

Three Things to Keep in Mind If you’re interested in purchasing life insurance, you should consider the following: Never assume a health condition automatically disqualifies you from obtaining life insurance. Sure, maybe your health is less than perfect but you may be eligible for coverage, so always check with a licensed insurance agent to be…

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A Savvy Business Owner’s Checklist for Cyber Insurance Coverage

Any business that uses computer technology today has to deal with cyber risk. Ransomware attacks are on the rise, and small and medium businesses are being targeted more than ever. With the shift to more people working from home in 2020, cybercriminals are taking advantage of the opportunity to exploit remote workers.  Cyber insurance may…

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Standard vs. Hybrid Life Insurance: Which Is Better?

Standard life insurance has a single purpose – to provide death benefits to your beneficiaries. Hybrid life insurance combines long-term care insurance and life insurance in a single policy. If you become disabled and unable to live independently, it covers the costs of your care, at home or in a facility. It will not cover…

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Your Insurance Agent: A Resource During The Coronavirus Outbreak

We are living through a time of great change, but thankfully, your local insurance agent is a resource for you. Insurance Policy Questions Your local agent, and the insurance companies in the USA, are here to help you through this challenging time. If you have financial concerns due to a furlough, lay-off, or your small…

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Safeguard Your Property During the Holidays

The holidays are a time for celebration and getting together with family and friends. They can also mean a greater risk for your property if you are hosting parties or traveling away from home to other holiday celebrations. This is where your homeowners insurance policy comes in. Common Holiday Homeowners Insurance Claims Your homeowners policy…

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Business Insurance to Protect Your Veteran-Owned Company

Veterans entering the business world have access to a number of resources. These include the Small Business Administration, Veterans Affairs Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU), the SCORE Veteran Fast Launch Initiative, and American Corporate Partners (ACP).  One essential aspect of running a business is having adequate insurance coverage to protect your interests.…

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How We’re Helping: 8 Things ERIE Is Doing During COVID-19

When Erie Insurance opened for business in 1925, our co-founder H.O. Hirt inspired us with his motto: Never lose the human touch. Well… these days, the “human touch” looks a lot different. But that spirit is still alive in us at ERIE, where we’re still here for you and the communities we serve. Check our…

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Employer-Provided Life Insurance: What You Need to Know

Life insurance is a popular feature of employee benefits packages. Many employers provide basic group life free of charge to their employees. More Americans have workplace plans than individual life insurance plans, as reported in a NerdWallet article.  If your employer offers free or low-cost basic group life, there is no reason not to accept it.…

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