Home Security is Easier — and Better — Than Ever

Think home security in California. is still about bulky camera equipment and wires running all throughout your home? Think again. Today, things have changed quite a bit, and the playing field has been leveled. Advanced tools and security systems are more accessible and affordable than ever. (And installing them might get you a discount on your…

Think You Can’t Afford Life Insurance, or Don’t Need it?

Thank you can’t afford life insurance? Think again. Term life insurance is actually much more affordable than most people know. It can cost as little as $12 a month for a healthy individual, depending on the term and amount. Most plans offer flexible payment options that can be helpful if your financial situation changes later…

Changes in Your Life? Now is the Time to Assess Your Life Insurance Needs

Have you recently had important changes in your life? Now is the time to assess your current life insurance needs. Whether it be to protect your family or plan for retirement, there will never be a more opportune time. Important life changes that can chance life insurance needs: Marriage New Child New grandchild Divorce Remarriage…

How Much Life Insurance Do You Need?

When purchasing life insurance, the question really isn’t how much you need, but how much capital your family will need at the time of your death, which depends on two variables: 1)    How much will be needed at death to meet immediate obligations? This amount takes into account all final expenses: uncovered medical bills, funeral…

September is Life Insurance Awareness Month!

Did you know that September is Life Insurance Awareness Month? With that in mind, we’re going to lay some cold hard facts on you about life insurance. 7 in 10 American households with children under 18 would be in jeopardy if the primary bread-winner died. 30% of U.S. households (35 million) have no life insurance protection at…

7 Tips to Help Keep Student Athletes Safe

Your Bay Area household may be one of the millions this fall in which student athletes are dreaming of victory on their school playing fields. Of course, we here at Gene Morgan Insurance want to see them succeed, but we also want them to be safe. So, here are seven tips for students, parents and…

Going Camping? Keep Your High-Tech Gear Safe With These Tips

First things first: Do you really need to bring your tablet or laptop on your camping trip in Yosemite or another campsite in Northern California? Are you really going to watch a movie instead of looking at the stars? Check your email instead of roasting marshmallows? Work instead of play? Well, OK. We can’t stop…

6 Questions to ask Before Buying a Life Insurance Policy

The benefits of a life insurance policy are clear: the coverage provides financial protection against the death of a policyholder in the form of a payment to the beneficiary; and life insurance proceeds are not taxable income. However, it is important that you find the policy that best fits your situation. Here are six key…

Last Minute Wildfire Preparation

If you are in an area with a sudden wildfire, or have a friend or family member who is, please follow this last minute checklist. Stay safe out there, California!

What you Need to Know About your Children Being Away at College

Every fall, college students head back to campus and the things that travel with them get more sophisticated. It’s important to understand the limits of your property coverage that will follow your student to college, whether its across the state of across the country. Personal Property Students find very creative ways to fill their living…