Archives for 2017

Teal Pumpkin Project: Safe Treats for Kids with Allergies

Halloween can be a difficult holiday for families managing food allergies. Many popular Halloween treats aren’t safe for children with food allergies to consume. Enter the Teal Pumpkin Project. The project started in 2014 by the Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) organization, with the goal of increasing awareness for and inclusion of children with life-threatening food allergies. According to FARE, one in 13 children... 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

7 Exclusions to Your Typical Life Insurance Plan

Life insurance is one of the most effective ways to ensure your family is protected. Should you suddenly become incapacitated or pass away, life insurance funds can be paid at once to the named beneficiaries without any concern about taxes or delays related to probate. However, when buying a life insurance policy, the one person who truly has your back is your agent. Every life insurance... Read Article