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June 16th, 2017 by Hartsfield and Nash Insurance Agency, Inc.

Prevent Cyber Crime from Happening to Your Business

As a business person, you are naturally concerned with making your business immune to cybercrime exposure, and with good reason. According to an article on CNBC, cybercrime cost the global economy $450 billion in 2016. Prevention is your best line of defense against cyber criminals. You will want an IT security expert to assess your company’s current vulnerabilities and needs. In addition, there are certain... Read Article

Ask ERIE: How Does Business Auto Coverage Work When…

With business auto insurance, customers often ask us how coverage works in certain situations. A couple examples would be when employees drive company vehicles for personal reasons or when they drive their personal cars for their job. With most business auto policies, the coverage follows the vehicle. So if the employee has permission to use the business vehicle for personal reasons, coverage will typically be... Read Article

The Importance of Key Person Insurance for a Startup

If you are the founder of a startup, chances are that you and your co-founders live and breathe the business, and without you, the enterprise would not exist. That is why key person insurance is essential for your startup. What Is Key Person Insurance? Think of it as life insurance for your company. While a regular life insurance policy is designed to compensate the spouse... Read Article

Driving Tips to Stay Safe During Your Summer Vacation

Longer days, warm, sunny weather, and roads free of snow and ice make summer the perfect time for vacation road trips. In fact, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) statistics reveal that more fatal traffic crashes occur over the summer months than over the winter months. Contributing factors to the increase in serious accidents during the summer include congested roads due to vacation travel with... Read Article

Do the Hustle: What You Should Know about the Rise of the Gig Worker

There’s an exciting career revolution taking place – say hello to the “gig economy” (AKA, the side hustle), a booming new job market characterized by workers who call their own shots, set their own schedules and control their own destinies. According to the Chicago Tribune reports, “There’s no hard data yet on the size of this labor force. Some say it represents less than 10... Read Article