Local Agent helping Local Fire Department win $5,000 toward Protective Safety Equipment

Local Agent helping Local Fire Department win $5,000 toward Protective Safety Equipment

Left to Right: Dave Evans (Hopmeier-Evans-Gage Agency), Karl Remmers (Fire Commissioner), Bob Muller (Chairman of the Board of Commissioners), Lisa Boomhower (Fire Commissioner), John Fleury (Safety Group Manager), Michael Boomhower (Gallupville Fire Chief), and Keith Cross (Gallupville First Assitant Chief)   Safety Group 497: 2017 Public Entity Safety Initiative Grant Winners Announced NYS Public Entities […]

5 Reasons your auto insurance may be rising in cost

5 Reasons your auto insurance may be rising in cost

Does it seem like auto insurance has been rising in Schenectady, New York in recent years? It likely has.  Since 2014 the U.S has seen more new cars on the road and those cars are driving more miles than past years.  The severity of traffic-related accidents have grown worse, and insurance claims for bodily injury […]

Insurance discounts and dirty secrets

Insurance discounts and dirty secrets

DISCOUNTS AND DIRTY SECRETS: Yes, there are tons of discounts offered to you so you can save when getting insurance. However you might not even know about them or they are just teasers for new customers that fall off after you are no longer new.  One large discount that not many people know about which […]

Will my credit change my insurance rates?

Will my credit change my insurance rates?

I was recently asked this question by one of our Hopmeier Evans Gage Insurance clients, and thought I would share the answer here for our readers. There are a lot of things that go into homeowners and auto insurance rates, one of them being credit. I’ve heard a lot of complaints from people who don’t […]