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Category: Life Insurance

Can Life Insurance Cover Student Loan Debt?

What Happens To Your Student Loans If You Pass Away? The short answer: It depends on the type of loans you have. Federal loans: Loans issued directly to a person through the U.S. Department of Education are discharged (“forgiven”) upon that person’s death, once the required documentation is submitted. Read more specifics about federal student loans at StudentAid.gov. Parent PLUS loans: As a type of...

Halloween Safety

Parents and kids alike love the magic of Halloween. Trick-or-treating, costumes, candy, what could be better? As a parent, your child’s safety is a major concern during this holiday. Children are more than twice as likely to be hit by a car on Halloween as on any other day of the year! Follow these safety tips, and keep your babies safe while they’re trick-or-treating. Costume...

Do Stay-at-Home Parents Need Life Insurance?

One of the primary reasons to buy life insurance is to help replace your income if you have loved ones who count on you for financial support. But if you’re not working at a paying job, should you even bother getting coverage? In a word, yes. Because couples often assume that only the income-earning parent needs life insurance, they often skip out on coverage for the...

15 Common Questions About Life Insurance

How much life insurance do I need, anyway? A number of factors – including your age, debts, monthly expenses and number of children – can influence how much life insurance you may need to comfortably plan for your future. A local insurance professional like an ERIE agent can give you a free quote based on your unique needs. As a general rule of thumb, the experts...

Buying Life Insurance for the First Time? Then Read These 8 Tips

Maybe you just got married. Or had your first child. Or started a business. Whatever the life event is, you are now buying life insurance for the first time. And that might intimidate and confuse you a little. Help ease your mind by reading the following advice for anyone who is buying life insurance for the first time. Understand who (or what) you’re protecting Major...