New Haven St. Patrick’s Day Parade

New Haven just got even cooler. Did you know its annual St. Patrick's Day Parade is the 6th oldest parade in the United States? It's been a part of the city's history since 1842. According to the parade's website, it's the largest, single-day Read More

Males vs. Females: Which Are Better Drivers?

Insurance telematics data provides an answer to the age-old question. As an age-old subject or argument, and a much-visited topic for hack comedians – who is better at driving, men or women? Fortunately (and thankfully), insurance telematics data Read More

The New Parent’s Guide to Life Insurance

With your newborn baby in arms, it’s important to think about life insurance. Few personal milestones compel somebody to buy life insurance coverage like becoming a parent. Growing a family means that your priorities change, and your life becomes Read More

Top Ways to Prevent Mold from Growing in Your Home

Mold infestations can hinder your home. Here’s how to get rid of them. Mold and mildew are fungi that happily grow anywhere there is moisture. This can be a headache for homeowners that work hard to protect their house. Mold and mildew (the Read More

How to Treat Your Sweetheart This Valentine’s Day

So, you want to make this a special Valentine's Day for your significant other. Look no further! Abbate compiled a list of everything you'll need to make this day one for the memory box! We've got you covered from where to have your dinner to last Read More

How Homeowners Can Prevent Property Crimes

Prevent burglaries in your home with these tips. Home burglary is no joke. Houses that are ransacked often lead to devastating, expensive, and potentially dangerous outcomes. To protect your home, finances, family, and belongings, it’s important to Read More

Four Common Misconceptions About Insurance

Know the truth behind these common insurance misconceptions. There are misconceptions in every industry. Unfortunately, when myths gain speed in the insurance industry, it causes consumers to get confused about what insurance they need and why. Read More

How to Check Your Tire Tread

Tires keep us on the roads. Monitor them closely for wear and tear. More often than not, we take our cars for granted. Almost always, we forget about how important tire health is to our safety on the roads. The traction on the tires helps us to stop Read More

What Does Workers’ Compensation Insurance Cover?

Find out how workers’ compensation insurance works in Connecticut. The Connecticut Workers’ Compensation Act guarantees medical care, protection against income loss, and survivor benefits for employees who suffer a work-related injury, illness, or Read More

Remembering Mary Haeckel

Mary Haeckel was a beloved member of the Abbate team. In her collective 29 years here, she served as a customer service representative and support to the Personal Lines Department. Mary will be remembered for her dedication, she always stepped up and Read More