Archives for 2016

How to Shop Safe Online This Holiday Season

Last year, ERIE Customer Don O.* of Pennsylvania received a text from Amazon letting him know that his package had been delivered. The only problem? He hadn’t ordered anything—an identity thief had. Don later discovered that the thief had also opened up a fake credit card in his name and used it to purchase an Amazon Prime membership in addition to products from the popular... Read Article

How Insurance Can Protect You Through the Years

They say that the only constant in life is change. And that’s true whether you’re 18, 80 or somewhere in between. One thing to consider when life changes is your insurance coverage. Here are six common transitions that your Erie Insurance agent can help you navigate. You’re off to college. With Erie Insurance, full-time students younger than 24 are automatically covered under their parents’ homeowners... Read Article

Don’t Let These 6 Reasons Hold You Back from Buying Life Insurance

What are the real reasons holding you back from getting life insurance*? Are you like the majority of Americans who don’t have it, but say that they know they need it? A study from Life Happens and the financial and insurance organization LIMRA shows that while 85 percent of study respondents agree that most people need life insurance, only 59 percent say they have life insurance. Does this... Read Article

Video: How to Avoid Buying Flooded Cars

Floods and hurricanes create an opportunity for criminals to defraud unsuspecting consumers by selling them flooded cars. Used-car buyers should always be aware of this risk—especially after an active hurricane season like we’ve had this year. By definition, a flooded car has been completely or partially submerged in water so that its body, engine, transmission or other parts have been damaged. If the vehicle is... Read Article

Avoid a Headache When You Can’t Avoid What’s in the Road

In a majority of cases, hitting an animal while driving is unavoidable. As upsetting as this event can be, it is also capable of causing substantial damage to your vehicle, particularly if the animal is large. Deer related accidents are common in rural areas, with the average repair from these accidents exceeding $3,300. At Biondi-Franklin Insurance we recommend that our clients review their auto insurance... Read Article