Year: 2014

7 Tips to Help Your New Year’s Resolution Stick

As the year winds down, one thing’s for sure: People will be making New Year’s resolutions—and lots of them. This year, about forty-four percent of Americans will make a New Year’s resolution to get fit, stop smoking, learn French, stress less and onward and so on. And yet… Anyone who has witnessed a crowded January gym slow to a trickle by February knows that many... Read Article

Infographic: Winter Weather Terms Worth Knowing

December 21 marked the first official day of winter. For most of the country, winter weather warnings are a seasonal reality. But do you really know what a winter storm watch is? Or how it differs from a winter storm warning? If not, the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety (IBHS) created an infographic that explains five critical winter weather terms. Check it out... Read Article

Top 7 Restaurant Safety Tips

Whether it’s guests who stop in for a bite, cooks in the kitchen or servers delivering hot plates of food, there’s a lot going on at a restaurant. Restaurant insurance can help if something goes wrong. But what about preventing an unfortunate incident in the first place? That’s the forte of Erie Insurance risk control consultants. These men and women are trained professionals who advise... Read Article

How Much Would It Cost to Insure Downton Abbey?

There are lots of reasons why millions of viewers tune in to PBS to watch Downton Abbey, the British period drama that follows the lives of the aristocratic Crawley family. There are illicit romances, class tensions and Dowager Countess of Grantham’s witty observations, to name a few. And then there’s Downton Abbey, known as Highclere Castle in real life. The current home of an earl... Read Article

What You Need in Restaurant Insurance

As a restaurant owner, what you need in restaurant insurance probably includes coverage for your building, your business personal property, the personal property of others in your care, liability and employee on-the-job injuries. And that is probably just the beginning since restaurants face some pretty unique risks. Below are some common industry risks that can help you think about what you need in restaurant insurance.... Read Article