Archives for 2018

My Car Was Broken Into. Now What?

You walk out the door, ready to start your day. Then your heart sinks as you notice broken glass surrounding your car. Unfortunately, you’re not alone. A car break-in is a scene that too many Americans encounter each year. And after those initial feelings of shock and disappointment subside, you may be left wondering what to do next. Here are some steps you should take... Read Article

Do I Need To Insure My Engagement Ring?

Your engagement ring is more than just a piece of jewelry. It’s a reminder that you’ve found your person and you’re ready to build a life together. But on the practical side, an engagement ring is a big financial investment. Even if you’re careful, life has a way of serving up surprises. Your ring could slide down the kitchen sink while washing dishes… get swept... Read Article

Are You Paying Too Much for Your Car Insurance?

Like food, housing, and medical care, car insurance is a necessity of life in the 21st Century. At a bare minimum, nearly every state in the U.S. has enacted mandatory liability car insurance laws for all drivers. A new car is a significant investment that most owners want to protect with comprehensive and collision coverage. Unfortunately, many people today are leaving money on the table... Read Article

What is an Insurance Adjuster?

Most of us know what an insurance company is. But just what is an insurance adjuster? Sometimes it’s not clear who adjusters are and how they’re trained for the job. (After all, how many colleges offer “insurance adjusting” as a major?) To get some answers, we went behind the scenes with Chad Smith, a property claims specialist at Erie Insurance who handles large losses. Read on to... Read Article

Motorcycle Awareness: 4 Tips for Sharing the Road

Every year, millions of motorcyclists head out on the highways to enjoy the open road.   But while the thrill of cruising on two wheels has definite appeal, it also has a potential downside: safety.  The truth is, motorcycle riders face much bigger safety risks than drivers of cars and trucks. In fact, estimates from the federal government show the number of deaths per mile traveled... Read Article