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August 23rd, 2017 by Consumers Insurance Agency

6 Tips for Saving Water in the Garden

You don’t need to have a green thumb to know the important role that water plays in plant health. This essential element, however, is becoming increasingly expensive in the world today as consumption continues to skyrocket and wastefulness remains a prevalent issue. Thankfully, people with gardens or plants in their yard have the ability to combat this growing issue by becoming more efficient with their... Read Article

5 Tips for First Time Pet Owners

Pets are more than just animals; they are an integral part of families all over the world. In fact, American’s love their furry friends so much, it’s estimated that they will spend $69.3 billion this year on pet-related expenses, according to the American Pet Products Association). If you’re planning on adding a pet to your family for the first time, there are a few tips... Read Article

Solar Eclipse Viewing Events Near You

The United States is going to experience the largest solar eclipse of the century on Monday, August 21, and we want you to be prepared. Four states in ERIE’s footprint are included in the solar eclipse path of totality:  Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee and North Carolina. The path of totality is a line about 70 miles wide that will cross the U.S. from West to East.... Read Article

Solar Eclipse Safety Check: 3 Things To Know

Here comes the sun… On Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, North America will get a rare glimpse of a total solar eclipse. According to NASA, a total eclipse happens only once every hundred years or so – so it’s safe to say this is a once-in-a-lifetime event for many folks. While a solar eclipse doesn’t bring the type of immediate destruction you’d see from other natural... Read Article

Buying a Car vs. Ridesharing

With more ridesharing and car sharing options available, many people are opting out of car ownership completely. Companies like Zipcar, Lyft, Uber and Liftshare are making transportation as easy as the click of a button and it has people thinking: What do I need a car for anyway? One of the hardest parts of car shopping and buying is the necessary long-term commitment that comes... Read Article