Refer Your Friends & Family to Support Your Community!

We have revamped our referral program for 2016 to include donations to local non-profits. For ever referral a client sends to our agency they will receive a $25 gift card to Starbucks or Target, and will donate $25 to a local charity! Donations in the third quarter of 2016 will go to the Taylor Family…

4th of July Safety Tips

Severe burns, amputations, blindness, and, in some cases, deaths are often the result of 4th of July celebrations. CAL FIRE’s Office of the State Fire Marshal has the following tips: ▪ Local ordinances should be verified before purchasing and/or using fireworks. ▪ Always read directions. ▪ Always have an adult present. ▪ Use fireworks outdoors…

Talking to Your Teen About Safe Driving

When teens begin to drive, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the National Safety Council, the sobering statistics start to pile up: Car crashes are the leading cause of death for U.S. teens ages 14 through 18. A teen’s crash risk is three times that of more experienced drivers. Being in…

Let’s Keep Our Lawns – and Ourselves – Safe in the Bay Area!

For many of our neighbors in the Bay Area, summer means more than sunshine and vacations. It also means working in the yard – often with tools that can be dangerous if not used properly. Each year about 400,000 people are treated for injuries from lawn and garden tools, according to the U.S. Consumer Product…

What to Know Before You Go Solar

Solar panels can be economically and environmentally sound, and they’re more accessible than ever. According to one research firm, U.S. homes and businesses installed a new system every four minutes in 2013. But, is solar power right for you here in the Tri-Valley? To help you address the question, here are five things to think…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Introducing Mercury Insurance

As independent agents are always looking for ways to grow and expand our product and carrier offering to better serve our clients. We recently became appointed with Mercury Insurance and are excited to begin working with them! Mercury Insurance is a regional carrier with heavy roots in California. They write personal & commercial auto insurance,…