Why did my insurance rates go up?

2021-04-21T16:42:05-04:00

One of the most commonly asked questions in the insurance industry is “Why did my insurance rates go up?” Everyone has experienced this at one time or another and the truth is that there could be many reasons as to the rate increase. In this article we will cover the most common reasons as to

Insurance or registration first?

2021-03-24T13:12:52-04:00

Shopping for a new car often times requires some research, test driving, haggling over price and sometimes securing financing for vehicle.  Then what?  We are often asked which comes next:  registering the vehicle or securing insurance. Connecticut, like many other states, has compulsory insurance requirements.  In order to register a vehicle with the CT Department

Your Smart Phone and Auto Insurance

2020-06-27T21:21:38-04:00Tags: , |

Recent data from Newzoo’s Global Mobile Market Report has found that 77% of Americans use Smartphones to do a variety of activities from social media, web browsing, gaming apps such as Words With Friends, connecting fitness trackers, and even pay bills.  Food delivery and grocery drop off app usage has

Agency Pandemic Response

2020-06-29T12:05:25-04:00

During these unprecedented times of  the COVID-19 global health crisis, the staff at Montagno Insurance Agency and the companies that we represent are here for you! Each company has responded and has offered ‘Stay-at-Home’ discounts during the months of quarantine when most people were at home and off the roads. The

Get Your Classic Car Geared up for the Season!

2020-03-25T15:10:32-04:00

Spring is here!  The gift for enduring the cold temperatures and weather that winter shares each year is on the horizon.  It’s a time of year many of us look forward to for the warmer weather, longer days, and ability to get outside and engage in activities like golf, tennis, baseball, or even a long

Being rewarded for safe driving

2019-11-18T12:02:32-04:00

Your credit card is not the only thing that will reward you with cash back these days! Recently insurance carriers began rewarding drivers for keeping a clean driving history with cash back for having zero claims.  These types of programs have been introduced to the market and allow an auto policyholder to receive annual cash