Is a Medicare Supplement Insurance Plan Worth It?

When you sign up for Medicare Parts A and B, you also have the option to apply for a Medicare Supplement insurance plan.  A Medicare Supplement plan, sometimes called “Medigap,” is a private insurance policy that can help pay for some of the health care costs that Medicare doesn’t cover. But is this coverage really necessary? And more importantly — is it worth it?  Why... Read Article

Medicare Supplement Insurance: What Is Plan F?

Health care and out-of-pocket costs for Medicare participants are on the rise. If you’re on a fixed income, it can be especially difficult — and stressful — to manage the expenses associated with your care.  If this sounds familiar, a Medicare Supplement insurance plan may be the answer.  Medicare Supplement plans, sometimes called “Medigap,” are private insurance policies that can help pay for the health... Read Article

What is a Medicare Supplement Plan?

If you’re approaching your 65th birthday and starting to research options for Medicare, navigating through all of your new health care choices can be overwhelming. In addition to enrolling in a Medicare plan to meet your anticipated needs, you’ll also have to decide if a Medicare Supplement plan is right for you.  At Erie Insurance, we’re here to help. Here are some things you should... Read Article

How to Jump-Start a Car

There’s never a convenient time to find out your car battery is dead. While batteries typically last five years (depending on use and price), that time can fly by quickly – even faster if you accidentally left your headlights on overnight. Fortunately, a simple jump-start to the battery can revive your vehicle, but it’s important to know the proper steps. Connecting the jumper cables the... Read Article

Top 4 Fall Driving Hazards (And How to Handle Them)

The start of fall brings a lot of welcome things: a new school year, cooler temps and changing leaves.  You may not notice it right away, but your daily commute is affected by the shorter days and changing weather, too. (For example: Did you know wet leaves can be as slippery as ice?)  Stay alert this fall. Here are the top things to look out... Read Article