Year: 2017

Why a Growing Business Needs to Look Into Key Person Insurance

In a small, thriving business, the death of a key employee could cause the business to collapse. It could be an owner, a founder, a key salesperson, or another important player in a growing concern. Life is full of uncertainties. Key person insurance helps protect your business should the unexpected happen. How Key Person Insurance Works Key person insurance is life insurance on a key... Read Article

Do You Need Business Insurance When Working Out of Your Home?

Many small businesses in the U.S. today are home-based. For a small business owner or entrepreneur, working out of the home has many advantages. It is convenient, cost-effective, and comfortable, and you can skip the daily commute and wear pajamas or sweats all day if you like. However, conducting business in the comfort and convenience of your own home does not make it risk-free. You... Read Article

How to Organize a ‘Trunk-or-Treat’ Event

There’s a new way to trick-or-treat that’s been gaining momentum in communities over the past few years. It’s called Trunk-or-Treat. Specific organizations or businesses partner with one another to offer a less-spooky alternative to the typical nighttime trick-or-treating Halloween event. It’s great for younger children and offers a shorter, friendlier Halloween experience. All you need is a large parking lot, participating vehicles decorated for Halloween,... Read Article

How to Avoid Fraud After a Natural Disaster

Following a severe weather event or natural disaster, victims are focused on rebuilding their lives, homes and trying to get back to “normal.” For many, this could take weeks, months or even years. Unfortunately, there are other ways victims (in the storm area or out) can be affected after a natural disaster, too. Individuals – fraudsters – will turn up and try to take advantage... Read Article

Ask ERIE: Why Is My Business Being Audited?

Erie Insurance’s priority is always to do right by you, our valued Customers. Although an insurance audit may seem like bad news, the truth is that it may not be as troublesome as you may think. In fact, it could be beneficial to your business. If you have workers’ compensation and/or general liability coverage for your business, it’s likely that your insurer will conduct an... Read Article