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Car Insurance in CT: Apples, Not Oranges

Who would have thought that Apple has a sense of humor? I’m talking about the company, not the fruit (Although I’m sure apples can be funny in their own way). Let me get back to the reason for this article, though. Apple received a returned iPad from a customer the other day that had a sticky note on the screen... Read More

Encharter Insurance: Proud Supporters of the Hitchcock Center in Amherst, MA

This Sunday, March 27th, join Encharter Insurance and the Hitchcock Center at the Salamander Sunday Brunch – their annual fundraising event – in Amherst, MA. The Hitchcock Center is known for their award-winning environmental educational program and this year’s event “is centered on the importance of reconnecting our children with nature.” In addition to a complimentary brunch, the Heroes for... Read More

CT Auto Insurance & Rising Gas Prices

As if there weren’t enough things to worry about heading into March, gas prices shot up again recently, rounding out gas’s most expensive February ever. As we try and climb out of “The Great Recession”, we saw gas prices jump 6 cents overnight just a few days ago. Although consumer confidence is beginning to rise, we still see people looking... Read More

Your CT Car Insurance Can Help You Save Money; Not Like Those Gas Prices

Benjamin Franklin coined the famous phrase, “The only things certain in life are death and taxes.” If he was alive today, he might add a third element: fluctuating gas prices. After we saw the huge spike and drop of gas prices in 2008 we all hoped for some consistency, which we have seen. Unfortunately that is a consistent rise in prices. Gas... Read More ·         Don’t speed. “For every 5 mph you drive over 60 mph, you’re essentially paying an extra 24 cents per gallon of gas.”

·         Being aggressive leads to lower gas mileage and an increase of an accident and exchanging CT car insurance information.

·         Don’t leave your car idling for too long. Although winter is over, leaving your car idled for more than a minute or two to warm it up is a waste of gas.

·         Clean out your car. Extra weight and items in your backseat or trunk can increase the load your car has to carry which leads to using more gas.

We’ll hopefully see gas prices drop, but for now I’ll continue to look for ways to cut costs. Slashing your fuel can save you a decent amount of cash on gas, and every bit helps. You can also call your CT insurance company and see if combining your CT auto insurance and CT home insurance with the same agency can help save you even more money.