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How Long Can You Stay on Your Parents' Car Insurance?

There are the exciting parts to growing up: buying your first car, furnishing an apartment to your specific style and that moment when the waitstaff doesn’t card you. Then there’s the not-so-exciting part: the realization of how expensive the world is once your parents stop footing the bill. I’ll be on my parents’ phone plan as long as they’ll have me, but when it comes...

How to Avoid Costly Claims from Winter Storms

Winter storms can do serious damage to your home. In 2021, storms during the winter months caused a record $15 billion in insured losses in the U.S., as reported by the Insurance Information Institute (III). Some of the costliest winter events by insured losses from 1950 to 2021 include: Polar vortex Freezes Blizzards Winter storms Winter damage Cold waves Ice storms Does Homeowners Insurance Cover...

11 Hacks to Deal with Snow and Ice on Your Car

Diversity & Inclusion at ERIETreating others with dignity and respect has been at the heart of ERIE’s values for nearly a century, and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) has been a formal department at ERIE for more than a decade. While our eight employee affinity networks provide a platform for employees to celebrate and educate one another, other programs like our DE&I Awareness training, Employee...

How to Recycle Your Christmas Tree

There’s nothing like coming home to the smell of fresh pine during the holidays. If you enjoyed a real Christmas tree all holiday season, you might now be wondering how to recycle your Christmas tree. If you’re like the majority of people, you’ll simply dispose of your tree after the holidays. Most cities have special curbside pickup schedules, so make sure to check out what your...

8 Driving Myths Debunked

For more than a century, cars have played a central role in American life. And over that time, plenty of auto-related myths have also developed (many of which are commonly accepted as truth). Whether you heard it from a friend or have believed it for as long as you can remember, one of these driving myths may be costing you time and money – or...