Archives for 2015

Newest Smart Home Tech Delivers on Many Fronts

Your morning checklist can seem endless: Are the windows closed? Is the security alarm set? Did Fido come in? And where in the world are the keys? It no longer has to be this crazy. Thanks to the latest smart home technologies,a few swipes and taps on your phone can put those worries and others to rest. A smart (or connected) home has devices that... Read Article

Quiz: Could You Swing It Without an Agent?

It’s no secret that insurance is complex. There are lots of things to consider—and everyone’s situation is different. Fortunately, an insurance professional like an Erie Insurance agent can help you get the right protection at the right price—and help you avoid any coverage gaps that could leave you financially vulnerable. Not so sure you need an insurance agent? Before you pass on one, take this five-question... Read Article

Did Taylor Swift Insure Her Legs for Big Bucks?

Did Taylor Swift join the list of celebrities who’ve insured their body parts for big bucks? Despite media reports about Taylor taking out $40 million worth of coverage on her legs, it turns out that TSwift has no such policy in place.The star even took to her Instagram account to refute—and poke fun—at the reports. Forty million dollars might seem like a lot—but it pales... Read Article

4 Lesser-Known Halloween Safety Tips

Kids (as well as adults and even pets) in costume aren’t the real frights this Halloween. Those belong to realities like the ones on the list below. In addition to keeping general trick-or-treat safety tips in mind, don’t forget some of the lesser-known Halloween safety tips. They include: Watching out for traffic. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that Halloween is the deadliest... Read Article

10 Scenes from Superstorm Sandy

When Superstorm Sandy ravaged much of the eastern United States three years ago, it caused $62 billion in damage and led 8.1 million homes to lose power. Today, most (but not all) communities have recovered. And we’ve all learned some important lessons as a result of the disaster. Yet it’s easy to forget those lessons as time goes on. That’s why it’s worth reviewing them... Read Article