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11 Best Free Outdoor Apps

From weekend summer camping trips to long winter ski vacations, you need to make sure you are prepared when you head to the great outdoors. With these 11 apps, you’ll have the right resources exactly at your fingertips. (Most are free, but some offer optional in-app purchases.) Cairn: Safety is key when you are hiking. But when you don’t have cell service or your phone is...

Weather Stations On The Waves: Keeping A High-Tech Buoy Afloat

There’s nothing better than getting out on the water on a hot summer day. Whether you live near Lake Erie or travel a few hours to go boating, you’ve probably looked up the lake conditions before heading out – just in case. But where does that weather and water condition info come from, anyway? Here on Lake Erie, you can thank several strategically placed, high-tech...

How Telecommuting Can Play A Key Role In Business Continuity

The winter of 2017-2018 dropped more than 190 inches of snow on Erie, Pennsylvania, the hometown and namesake of Erie Insurance. On one day during the week of Christmas, 65 inches fell. Roads and businesses were forced to close… but at Erie Insurance, many teams didn’t skip a beat.   Sombath Inthavong, a product rating and analytics manager at ERIE, was a part of one...

Wedding Registry Survey: What Couples Didn’t Register For (But Wish They Did)

One big part of planning or attending a wedding is the gift-giving. Couples put a lot of thought into the things they ask for on their wedding registry. A registry helps wedding attendees pick out a gift for the newlyweds that they really want…most of the time. Related: 5 Questions to Ask When Planning a Wedding What do newlyweds want? An Erie Insurance survey asked...

6 Tips To Track Your Small Business Expenses

If you’re a small business owner, chances are you didn’t start your company out of a passion for bookkeeping. But as you grow, financial management becomes an increasingly important responsibility. For many, it’s an unfortunate truth. We all know that running a small business takes long hours and a lot of hard work. And this often means tasks like tracking expenses can easily fall by...