Are You Covered When an Employee Claims Harassment, Discrimination?

You probably never want to imagine a situation in which an employee, a former employee or an employment candidate sues your business for sexual harassment or discrimination (on the basis of, for example, age, sex, race or disability). Unfortunately, though, it does happen. Sexual harassment has been in the news media spotlight a lot lately, following allegations of inappropriate behavior made against celebrities and public... Read Article

11 Quick Ways to Wow Your Customers and Boost Loyalty

Every business depends on happy customers. Whether you own a hotel, an auto shop, a retail store or another small business, the experience your customers have will determine whether they’ll be back (or will give a good referral to family and friends). A joint study of small business owners conducted by consulting firms BIA/Kelsey and Manta revealed that 61 percent of small businesses attribute more... Read Article

A Dozen Easy Ways to Keep Cold Air from Entering Your House

There’s nothing like returning to a warm home when it’s freezing outside. Yet cold air has many sneaky ways to follow you into your home. Fortunately, there are some easy ways to keep yours toasty all winter long. These 12 tips will help you keep cold air from entering your house.   Secure the sash locks along all the windows in your house to clamp... Read Article

Incredible Photos from Winter Warriors, Plus Tips on How to Handle the Snowy Weather

Winter can be tough on you, and your home and your car. No one knows that better than the hearty residents of Erie, Pennsylvania, do. It’s not unusual for the city in northwestern Pennsylvania, which hugs the shores of Lake Erie and is home to Erie Insurance, to get socked with snow, but the recent blitz was memorable and a record breaker. You may have... Read Article

Video: IIHS Safest 2018 Cars

Thinking about shopping for a new car? Then you’ll want to check out what vehicles are considered the safest to buy. From small cars and sedans to SUVs and large luxury vehicles, you’ll find 62 of the 2018 models deemed safe by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Each year the safety experts at the nonprofit research and education organization determine which vehicles do... Read Article