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10 Great Hikes East Of The Mississippi

If you’re looking for a picturesque hike, many praise the long and arduous trails of the West. But there are also plenty of breathtaking hiking destinations east of the Mississippi, and some of them may be in your own backyard. The combination of fresh air, exercise, and beautiful scenery can offer benefits for both the mind and body. That can help a lot after a...

811: The Number To Call Before Digging

Whether you’re planting a garden, installing a mailbox, or hiring a contractor for a more complex job, it’s important to call 811 before digging in your yard. Why? Calling 811 will get your underground utility lines marked and your project off to a safe start. Utility services such as cable TV, telephone, electric, gas, water, and sewer are often buried underground. Unintentionally striking one of...

What Are The Minimum & Maximum I Can Contribute To My 401(k) Each Year?

There is no minimum amount you are required to contribute to your 401(k). However, there are suggested amounts to help maximize your retirement potential. There is a maximum amount you are allowed to contribute to a 401(k) annually, as established under federal law. What Are the Suggested Amounts for 401(k) Contributions? By the time you reach age 35, some financial experts say you should have...

9 Tips For Planning The Perfect Hiking Trip

Whether you’re looking to take a break from the stress of everyday life, or just immerse yourself in the beauty of nature, taking a hike could be the solution. If you’ve never hiked before, don’t let that deter you. One of the best things about hiking is there’s no experience or expensive gear required to get started. All you need is some time, a sense...

6 Things You Didn’t Know Your ERIE Auto Policy Could Cover

The next time you look over your ERIE auto insurance policy, look for the “Xs” throughout the margins. These are all the “Xtra Protection Features” that are automatically included with your ERIE auto policy. 6 ERIE Auto Policy “Xtras” You Might Not Know You Have Here are just a few of the things you’re covered for (and always have been): Road Trip: Whether you’re headed across the state...