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Nontraditional Beneficiary Options

Choosing a beneficiary is one of the most important decisions you can make regarding your life insurance policy. While most individuals choose a close relative or friend, you may find yourself considering other options, or even multiple beneficiaries, for a variety of reasons. What is a Beneficiary? A beneficiary is the person or entity who receives the death benefits from your life insurance policy after... Read Article

7 Simple Ways to Beat the Winter Blues

We all know snow and slush can put you in a funk.  More time indoors can expose you to the cold and flu, leaving you sick or tired. And many people are affected by Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), which causes depressed moods, sleep disturbances and other symptoms.  While it's tempting to shut the world out and wait for the sun to reappear, there are ways... Read Article

ERIE Earns Top Spot in J.D. Power Auto Claims Study

When you experience an unlucky break… that’s where we shine.  At Erie Insurance, we’re here to make your day brighter with award-winning auto claims service that makes you feel supported and cared for. We’re honored to share the news that for the first time, Erie Insurance has been awarded first place in the 2018 U.S. Auto Claims Satisfaction StudySM by J.D. Power. The study focuses on personal... Read Article

Will Workers’ Comp Cover Employee Negligence?

Workers’ compensation insurance is designed to provide benefits to injured workers and to protect employers from injury lawsuits brought by employees. It pays for medical care, partially replaces lost wages during recovery from work-related injuries, and covers vocational rehabilitation for workers when needed. Generally, workers’ compensation is a no-fault system that provides benefits for workers injured on the job, regardless of who was at fault.... Read Article

What the Heck is Thundersnow!?

Thundersnow. Winter thunderstorm. Snow lightning. They’re all different names for the same rare phenomenon – and when it happens, it’s epic.  Thanks to social media, thundersnow has been getting more attention lately. This is in part because observers are eager to share their videos of catching it on camera – and rightfully so. It’s spectacular! Don’t believe us? Then you’ve never seen The Weather Channel’s... Read Article