Open Enrollment Ends 2/15/15

Health insurance open enrollment ends this weekend, on February 15th 2015. If you are currently uninsured this is the deadline to enroll for coverage effective 3/01/15. Remember, it is now the law to carry health insurance. Covered CA is our State’s exchange to apply for coverage that can provide financial assistance if you qualify. It…

Why Everyone Needs an Umbrella Policy

If you are ever sued, your standard homeowners or auto policy will provide you with some liability coverage, paying for judgments against you and your attorney’s fees, up to a limit set in the policy. However, in our litigious society, you may want to have an extra layer of liability protection. That’s what a personal…

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,…

Do You Have Enough Coverage to Rebuild Your Home?

Imagine how devastating it would be to lose your home in a fire. Now imagine not being able to rebuild it completely because you didn’t have the correct amount of insurance. Seeing a firefighter enter your home is definitely worst-case scenario; but we are here to explain why having accurate and comprehensive homeowner’s insurance is…

New Years Travel Advice

Millions of Americans will do some traveling this New Year holiday- the majority of it by car. Of course, winter weather creates a unique set of challenges on the roadways, whether you’re simply driving around in the bay area or headed to the Lake Tahoe area. At Gene Morgan Insurance, we’d like to help you not only enjoy your…

Water that Christmas Tree!

A real tree in your home can be a fire hazard, and even more so if it goes unwatered. Always keep your tree safe and clear of any decorations that can spark a flame near your tree, such as candles and other hazardous decorations. According to the National Fire Protection Association (www.nfpa.org), there are an…

Top 10 ways to honor a veteran on Veterans Day

Here at our agency, we celebrate Veterans Day because our founder, Gene Morgan, and our current boss, Mike Morgan, are both US Navy Vets! Americans celebrate Memorial Day in the spring and Veterans Day in the fall. While it can be easy to confuse the two holidays, Memorial Day is set aside to honor American’s…

Play It Safe This Halloween!

Smart parents can ensure a safe Halloween by accompanying small children around the neighborhood. If children are old enough to explore the neighborhood on their own, advise them to visit homes where they know they’ll be welcome. If the house is dark and uninviting, tell the kids to stay away. Parents should also leave the…

Fall Night Driving Dangers

  A little extra caution can go a long way while driving at night   Summer has ended, and while fall and winter have their own pleasures; longer nights mean increased danger on the roads. You might think you drive just as well at night, but consider this: Even though nighttime driving accounts for just…

Making Smart Savings Choices

In today’s unsettled economy, many people are looking for ways to stretch their money—but sometimes this includes altering insurance  coverages to dangerously low levels or eliminating coverage entirely. If you’re thinking about changing your coverage to save money, consider these key issues below — and give us a call. We can help make sure you’ve…