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Understanding The Different Types Of Surety Bonds

If you are in business in any of a wide range of industries, surety bonds are likely to be part of your business insurance package. These bonds are used in a variety of business situations in which an additional guarantee for the quality of service or products is required. The following is some basic information about the different types of security bonds used in business...

11 Best Free Outdoor Apps

From weekend summer camping trips to long winter ski vacations, you need to make sure you are prepared when you head to the great outdoors. With these 11 apps, you’ll have the right resources exactly at your fingertips. (Most are free, but some offer optional in-app purchases.) Cairn: Safety is key when you are hiking. But when you don’t have cell service or your phone is...

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...

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...