Avery Montgomery


Avery Montgomery is the critical eye reviewing our articles and guides at TrySmartly. Her journey in the insurance sector gives her a unique edge in double-checking our copy. Avery's not your average insurance pundit, but that’s exactly what makes her stand out as a top-tier fact-checker.

Avery approaches each piece of content with the wisdom gained from time in the field. She has a special understanding of what people need to know when making financial decisions, ensuring our articles are not only informative but also relatable.

Insurance-savvy through and through, Avery has a flair for spotting how technology intersects with insurance. She ensures that our content is not just up-to-date with the latest developments but also practical, helping our readers navigate the ever-evolving insurance landscape with ease.

Recent Blogs

Will My Insurance Rates Increase if Someone Hits My Parked Car?

Was your car involved in a hit-and-run while it was parked? You may be wondering if insurance will cover the damage and if you'll see an increase in your rates. Keep reading to find out.

Does Car Insurance Cover Vandalism?

Has your car recently been vandalized? If you have the right kind of insurance coverage, you may be covered. Keep reading to learn more about the types of insurance that cover vandalized cars.

How To Ensure Your Dog's Safety in The Car

Make sure that every car ride is just as enjoyable as it is safe for your furry companion. Learn how to keep your dog safe in the car.

Blanket Insurance: Understanding All Aspects of This Coverage Type

What is blanket insurance, and what does it cover? If you have multiple assets you want covered under one policy consider blanket insurance. Read on to learn more.

What Are Car Blind Spots & How to Deal with Them

Safer driving starts with knowing your blind spots. In this blog, we uncover common blindspots and strategies to minimize their impact.

7 Steps to Buying Your Perfect Condo

Are you looking to become a homeowner? Condos might be a more affordable way to achieve this. Our step-by-step guide walks you through the condo-buying process.

Double Parking: All You Need to Know

Is double parking always illegal? Find out the answer to this question and what the consequences are for double parking.

Self-Driving Car Insurance: What to Know

Self-driving cars are no longer a part of science fiction – it's becoming a reality. But what does this mean for your insurance costs? Read on to find out more.

Hybrid Cars vs. Electric Cars: Side-by-Side Comparison

What are the differences between hybrid and electric cars? Which one is right for you? Keep reading to find out.

What Is a Deductible in Car Insurance?

Not sure what a car deductible is and how it affects your car insurance rates? Keep reading to find out all about car insurance deductibles and the costs.

How to Switch Car Insurance: A Step-by-Step Guide

You may be looking to switch car insurance for many reasons – from life changes to a search for better rates. Keep reading for a step-by-step guide on how to switch car insurance.

Night Driving Tips: How to Drive Safely After Dark

Driving at night is more challenging, increasing the risk for commuters. Keep reading to learn about the risks of nighttime driving and skills to protect yourself and others on the road at night.

A Look at the Pros and Cons of Electric Cars

Are you looking to invest in an electric car? Before you shell out the funds, learn about the pros and cons of electric cars.

What Are the 100 Essential Items to Keep in Your Car?

Whether you're taking a road trip or on your daily commute, ensure your car is stocked with the essentials. You never know when you'll be stuck in a jam. Keep reading to find out what 100 essentials are needed in your car.

DWI vs. DUI: Is There a Difference?

What's the difference between a DUI and a DWI? Are the penalties the same? Does it increase insurance rates? Read on to find out the answers.

Homeowners' Guide to Water Damage Insurance

Are you wondering if water damage coverage is included in homeowners' insurance? You may be surprised to learn what is covered and what isn't. Read on to learn more about water damage insurance coverage.

Do I Need Homeowners' Insurance to Get a Mortgage?

Are you a first-time homebuyer? Are you wondering if you need homeowners' insurance to get a mortgage? Read on to learn more about homeowners' insurance and mortgages.

Driving Without Car Insurance: Consequences and Penalties

Minimum coverage car insurance helps protect yourself and others on the road. Driving without car insurance can result in hefty out-of-pocket costs and legal consequences. Learn more about the potential risks.

The Art of Insuring Your Airbnb Property

As an Airbnb host, don't leave yourself vulnerable to risks. Read our guide to learn how to get Airbnb insurance to protect your guests and property.

Types of Car Insurance Policies and Coverages Explained

With so many car insurance options, how do you know which one is right for you? TrySmartly is here to provide you with all the information you need to make smarter car insurance decisions.

Can You Get Car Insurance Without a Driver's License?

Ever wondered if you can get car insurance without a license? You may be surprised by the answer.

Comprehensive Car Insurance Explained: What It Covers & What It Doesn’t

Do you know what is and isn't covered by comprehensive car insurance? TrySmartly is here to provide you with all the resources so you can make smarter insurance decisions that could save you money.

10 Ways to Save On Car Insurance

Want to know car insurance savings hacks? We're uncovering practical, lesser-known strategies that could significantly lower your car insurance premiums.

Temporary Car Insurance: Why and When Short-Term Coverage Makes Sense

Do you need car insurance for a short period of time? Temporary car insurance might be the answer. Find out how this type of insurance works and what it covers.