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Weather Stations On The Waves: Keeping A High-Tech Buoy Afloat

There’s nothing better than getting out on the water on a hot summer day. Whether you live near Lake Erie or travel a few hours to go boating, you’ve probably looked up the lake conditions before heading out – just in case. But where does that weather and water condition info come from, anyway? Here on Lake Erie, you can thank several strategically placed, high-tech...

How Many Of My Employees Need Key Person Insurance?

Key person insurance can help protect your business in the same way that life insurance helps protect your family. The most valuable asset of any business is its people, and a company can become dependent on certain key persons for its success. If you have executives or employees who are critical to your business, you need key person insurance as part of your business insurance...

Why Do I Need Separate Flood/Earthquake Insurance?

A number of disasters are covered under the typical homeowners insurance policy, but not everything. If you live in a flood zone or an area prone to earthquakes, you will need to purchase separate flood insurance or earthquake insurance. Our experienced agents can help ensure you have the coverage you need at the best available rates. What Disasters Are Covered By Homeowners Insurance? Although individual...

How Telecommuting Can Play A Key Role In Business Continuity

The winter of 2017-2018 dropped more than 190 inches of snow on Erie, Pennsylvania, the hometown and namesake of Erie Insurance. On one day during the week of Christmas, 65 inches fell. Roads and businesses were forced to close… but at Erie Insurance, many teams didn’t skip a beat.   Sombath Inthavong, a product rating and analytics manager at ERIE, was a part of one...

Wedding Registry Survey: What Couples Didn’t Register For (But Wish They Did)

One big part of planning or attending a wedding is the gift-giving. Couples put a lot of thought into the things they ask for on their wedding registry. A registry helps wedding attendees pick out a gift for the newlyweds that they really want…most of the time. Related: 5 Questions to Ask When Planning a Wedding What do newlyweds want? An Erie Insurance survey asked...