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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... Read Article

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... Read Article

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... Read Article

Understanding Workers' Comp

Workers’ comp is not a perfect system, and sometimes things can wrong or fall through the cracks. If an employee filed a valid claim, workers’ comp should cover all their medical expenses resulting from the work-related injury. If anything goes wrong with this process, it is important to find out what went wrong with the claim and get it corrected. How Does An Employee File... Read Article

6 Tips To Track Your Small Business Expenses

If you’re a small business owner, chances are you didn’t start your company out of a passion for bookkeeping. But as you grow, financial management becomes an increasingly important responsibility. For many, it’s an unfortunate truth. We all know that running a small business takes long hours and a lot of hard work. And this often means tasks like tracking expenses can easily fall by... Read Article

 

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