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February 17th, 2014 by James B. Murdoch Insurance Group

The Best Holiday Tips from Erie Insurance

Though it may have seemed to start many weeks ago, the holiday season is now officially upon us. It’s no doubt an exciting time of year in which a lot is going on. In between all the shopping, cooking and merry making, it’s worth keeping a few tips in mind. Check out this roundup of some of the best holiday tips from us at Erie... Read Article

What Road Salt Does to Your Car

Winter is right around the corner. And with it comes difficult driving conditions like whiteouts and black ice. Road salt definitely helps makes the roads safer. A study conducted by Marquette University found that de-icing winter roads with salt reduces accidents by 88 percent and injuries by 85 percent. Each year, state and local agencies spend more than $2.3 billion on snow and ice control... Read Article

7 Tips for Hiring a Snow Removal Contractor

There’s no denying that Old Man Winter is on his way. Along with prepping your car for the cold weather and freeze-proofing your pipes, hiring a snow removal contractor may also be on your winter to-do list. If so, follow these seven tips for hiring a snow removal contractor. 1. Ask around. A personal recommendation is often the best way to find a good snow... Read Article

How to Organize Your Important Paperwork, Once and For All

Editor’s note: Navigating your finances, not to mention your life, in your 20’s can feel overwhelming… but it doesn’t have to be. Follow our blogger Abby as she figures it all out in her new series “Adulting: I Can’t Even… and So Can You!” I’ll admit it: Now that I’m closer to 30 than to 20, I’ve got my grown-up swagger going on. During the... Read Article

The 10 Most Dangerous Kitchen Gadgets

Here’s a surprising statistic: Three times as many house fires occur on Thanksgiving as compared to a typical day, reports the National Fire Protection Association. While it’s true that open flames or turkey fryers can quickly cause big damage, don’t discredit the power of a more humble object to ruin your family dinner. (If you’ve ever shaved your finger when a wet potato took a... Read Article