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February 17th, 2014 by James B. Murdoch Insurance

5 Easy Ways to Improve Home Safety on a Limited Budget

Even if your funds are limited, there are lots of easy ways to make your home safer. Not sure where to start? Then check out these five easy ways to improve home safety on a limited budget. 1. Home maintenance One of the best things you can do for your home is to fix issues when they arise. Problems such as doors that don’t close... Read Article

Research Reveals That Red Light Cameras Save Lives

Red light cameras are becoming more and more popular since they first appeared in New York City back in the 1990s. And research confirms that this is a very good thing when it comes to safety and saving lives. A recent study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) revealed that red light cameras in 79 U.S. cities saved nearly 1,300 lives in 2014.... Read Article

Join ERIE at Mexican Fiesta

Food, fun, mariachi bands—there’s a lot to love about Mexican Fiesta, the popular three-day festival held in Milwaukee each year. This year’s event takes place from August 26-28. Last year, 85,000 people attended Mexican Fiesta, making it the largest paid-attendance Hispanic festival in the Midwest. There truly is something for everyone to enjoy at Mexican Fiesta. Just a few highlights include more than 400 exhibitors,... Read Article

Confessions of a First-Time Renter: Making the Big Move

Moving out for the first time can be daunting if you’ve never done it before. (Spoiler alert: I haven’t.)  While most young adults have already moved out for college, I went to a university close to home and commuted. After graduating, it just made sense to live at home and make the 30-minute drive each way to work to help save up money. After a... Read Article

Electrical Extension Cord Tips

“Oh my goodness, you have so many things!” exclaimed the person who first stepped foot in my dorm room.  Actually, it wasn’t just one person. Anyone who peeked their head in my room had the same comment: “You have so much stuff!”  I liked to think it was a compliment. Yes, I had lots of things. But they were cute things that I arranged nicely... Read Article