Help us Donate Backpacks to Children in Need!

Please help us collect backpacks and school supplies for local children in need! Your generous donation will be greatly appreciated! All backpacks and school supplies will be distributed to children in need throughout the Tri-Valley area.  We are looking to collect new and gently used backpacks, pencils, notebook paper, calculators, glue sticks, rulers, erasers, 3-ring…

I’m borrowing my friend’s car … am I covered?

Most people have an idea of what’s covered and not covered under their various insurance policies. But at Gene Morgan Insurance Agency, we get a lot of questions about borrowing or loaning a car. Anytime you might be looking to borrow your neighbor’s truck for a home-improvement project, or borrow a friend’s car if yours…

Tips for safe driving in your RV

With summer just around the corner, it’s a great time to start planning your RV trip. Whether you’re heading to Southern California or planning your getaway a lot farther from home, you’ll want to make the trip safely. At Gene Morgan Insurance Agency, we want you to travel safely too. Here are some great tips…

Summers mean backyard grilling – safely!

Just like hamburgers and hot dogs, a sizzling grill is a symbol of summer and grilling isn’t just about great food. Backyard barbecues often create treasured memories with friends and family. Keep in mind, however, that when you grill, you’re literally playing with fire. Thousands of residents each year learn this the hard way, suffering…

Stay Safe on Your Jet Skis™ and WaveRunners™

For a lot of people in the Bay Area, summer means getting out on the water. And you don’t even need a boat to do it. Personal watercraft, such as Jet Skis and WaveRunners, provide a fun and accessible way to enjoy the water. However, these small, fast and maneuverable watercraft can present their own…

As You Head Out For Vacation, Protect Your Home Against Burglars

As you head out on vacation this summer, we recommend taking the following preventative measures to keep your home and personal belongings safe: Keep your home well-lit. Mount exterior lights in your yard or on your house so that they are out of reach of would-be burglars. Put indoor lights on a timer. Make it…

When Water Goes Where it Shouldn’t

Even a small leak can become a major problem, so knowing what you’re covered for and how to prevent water damage are equally important. The below tips should help uncover any potential water problems down the road and keep your property dry. Check appliance hoses. Standard hoses are not as durable as they used to…

Things to keep in mind when buying a car

Buying a new car is an exciting time — but it can also be stressful. After all, you’re trying to get the best deal on price, while also deciding on the make, model and features you need. Here at Gene Morgan Insurance, we can’t really help you become a master negotiator when it comes to…

Motorcycle Safety

As the weather gets warmer outside most motorcycle riders are beginning to ride more often. Now is the best time to review your motorcycle insurance to make sure you are properly covered! In addition, please take note of the below important safety tips to keep you safe on the road! Nine out of 10 motorcycle…

6 Tips for Choosing an Independent Insurance Agent

1. Know the difference between independent agents and other insurance agents or carriers.  An independent agent represents a number of different insurance companies. In contrast, agents who represent large national companies only sell products from that carrier. A direct insurance company sells to you directly without an agent, typically online. An independent agent has the…