Archives for 2018

My Love-Hate Relationship with My Old Car

You learn a lot about cars when yours is falling apart. Replacing the steering column will cost how much!? And… what’s a steering column again? Hi, I’m Abby: proud owner of a sensible, no-frills, 15-year-old sedan. My odometer reading – drumroll please – is 158,761 miles… and counting. When you have an old car, you never know if you’re rooting for it or against it.... Read Article

How to Prevent Your Business from Being Hacked

A business of any size may be vulnerable to a data breach. Cyber attacks have become a frightening reality for individuals and organizations in recent years. Business owners should do all they can to secure their websites and customer information. If your business stores passwords, credit card numbers, or any form of sensitive client or customer information, be aware that hackers have you in their... Read Article

Can You Guess Our Biggest Driving Distraction?

Of the more than 172,000 people killed in car crashes over the past five years, one in 10 were in crashes where at least one of the drivers involved was distracted. These statistics come from data analyzed by Erie Insurance housed in the Fatality Analysis Reporting System, a nationwide census of fatal motor vehicle traffic crashes maintained by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Erie... Read Article

How to Help Your Car Recover from Winter

Your car has battled snow, ice, salt and potholes for months on end. Needless to say, some TLC is definitely in order to help your car recover from winter. Here are eight areas of your car you’ll want to check (or have checked) now that winter’s in the rear view mirror.   Tires. Now is the time to swap your snow tires for your all-season... Read Article

How to Help Your Home Recover from Winter

Winter is usually rough on homes. Between snow, ice, wind and freezing temperatures, you’ll want to invest some time in helping it get back to its pre-winter condition. Here are a few ways you can help your home recover from winter: Have your roof inspected. This is especially important if you notice any leaks or loose shingles or metal. The freezing and thawing that was... Read Article