Archives for 2013

Improve Your Business: Boost Accountability

Several years ago, I was searching for a way to improve my business—to take it to the proverbial “next level” you could say. Our agency’s mission statement is “Tomorrow’s Service Today.” I thought we did a pretty good job at it…but something was missing. We’re all familiar with the businesses we operate every day. (In my case, it’s selling insurance.) But we aren’t always familiar... Read Article

By the Numbers: Holiday Office Parties

Contact a local Erie Insurance Agent today to learn about how you can protect your business from liability claims. Read the full story from Erie Insurance: “By the Numbers: Holiday Office Parties“ January 15th, 2015 by Goodwill Financial... Read Article

ERIE Lends a Helping Hand in Wake of Tornadoes

The view of a debris field behind the home of an ERIE Customer in Washington, Ill. An ERIE Customer’s daughter (right) consoles her neighbor amid the wreckage. Many cars were among the damaged property. Children’s toys are strewn about the lawn of a destroyed home. On this particular block, at least three homes belonged to ERIE Customers.   ERIE claims adjusters had a big job... Read Article

Celebrate Small Business Saturday

In the flurry of Black Friday ads promoting sales at national chain stores, it’s easy to forget about your local small business community. And that’s too bad since small business gives a big boost to the economy. The Small Business Administration reports that small businesses accounted for 64 percent of new jobs created between 1993 and 2011. Shopping at a small business also pumps two... Read Article

Is Your Business Data Secure?

The personal information of customers, employees and/or tenants entrusted to you is critical to the day-to-day functioning of your business. So have you ever considered what would happen if this business data was lost, stolen or accidentally released? Whether it’s a misplaced computer, an improperly shredded document or a hacked database, business data can easily become exposed. If it does, a business data breach could... Read Article