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Homeowners Insurance: When Do You File a Claim?

Homeowners insurance is designed to cover damage to your property caused by certain covered events. It stands to reason, as you are paying your premiums, you should take advantage of available coverage. The reality is, it is not always advisable to file a homeowners insurance claim as it can lead to higher premiums or even cancellation in some cases. Underwriters tend to frown on policyholders... Read Article

How Named Storms Affect Your Insurance Coverage

Ready or not… when a hurricane is on the way, you have to act fast. While you’re making an evacuation plan or stocking up on bottled water, the last thing you want to be thinking is, “Will my insurance cover what happens after this?” Yes, hurricanes can be devastating – personally and financially. But anxiety can keep you from being present to what matters most.... Read Article

31 Must-Have Items for Your Home Emergency Kit

It can be hard to imagine several days (or weeks) without power, internet or running water. But in the event of an emergency, anything can happen. That’s why your family should have an emergency plan and supplies ready for any type of disaster. Depending on where you live, a disaster could mean heavy snow, flooding, a tornado or a hurricane. So make your plan personal... Read Article

Hosting a Cookout? Read These Must-Know Food Safety Tips

Warm summer weather offers an ideal backdrop for the perfect outdoor party. Just add food, drinks and friends, and you’ll have all the ingredients for a great time. Of course, if you’ve hosted a party lately, you know it’s not quite that easy. There’s a lot of hard work involved – especially when it comes to preparing food. After all… those warm temperatures that allow... Read Article

6 Reasons You’ll Love Having an Insurance Agent

Let’s face it: There are so many ways to buy insurance these days. As long as you’re covered… does it really make a difference how you get there? Oh, yes. A better insurance experience starts with a local, independent Erie Insurance agent. (Find one here and see for yourself.) To us, a policy is a promise – and who you buy it from matters. Not... Read Article