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Buying a Car from a Private Seller

When scouting for a high-quality used car, sometimes a private seller rather than a dealership offers better value. But, while private sellers can offer great deals, there are some important considerations to remember. Let’s look at some tips and advice on buying a car from a private seller safely and confidently. Playing With Price When buying a car from a private seller, pricing is one...

Must-Know Boating Safety Tips

As the weather gets warmer, this could mean spending the day on the water.  Whether it’s a day sail or boating around a lake, it’s helpful to brush up on boating safety best practices to help avoid an accident. In 2022, 636 people lost their lives in boating accidents, according to the United States Coast Guard. Another 2,222 were injured in 4,040 total boating accidents...

Flooding: What Damage Can It Do to My House?

“Welcome to the neighborhood!” one of our neighbors called while we were standing in the front yard of our new home. On any other day, it would sound like a normal greeting. But on that particular day in June 2014, my husband and I wryly laughed at their joke. Our neighborhood had just flooded ‒ literally days after we received our keys. We waded through...

Am I Covered If I Buy a New Car on the Weekend?

It’s a Saturday afternoon and life is looking up. After weeks of searching for a new vehicle, you’ve finally settled on the right car. You completed the test drive, negotiated a good price, agreed on a trade-in value and signed all the paperwork. Now, with keys in hand, it’s finally time to drive off the lot. But as you give your Erie Insurance agent a call...

Term vs. Whole Life Insurance: Which Do You Need?

Life is always changing – which is why it’s important to review your insurance needs and make sure your coverage is keeping up with your life. Whether you’re entering adulthood or nearing retirement, you may have a need for life insurance… but understanding which policy is best for you can be confusing. Let’s talk term and whole-life insurance to help you find which benefits you...