Riley Morgan

Lead Editor

Riley Morgan is the editorial force behind TrySmartly. With an impressive background in personal finance, Riley has spent over a dozen years demystifying the world of money management. While insurance wasn't his first rodeo, his ability to break down financial complexities makes him a perfect fit for leading our editorial team.

Before taking the helm at TrySmartly, Riley made a name for himself in personal finance, translating intricate terms into everyday language. His passion lies in exploring how technology can simplify financial decisions, a skill he now applies to our insurance content, ensuring it's not just accurate but also accessible.

A self-proclaimed tech enthusiast, Riley's always scouting for the next big thing in technology. He brings this forward-thinking approach to our platform, keeping our content fresh, relevant, and insightful.

Recent Blogs

Can You Deduct Car Insurance Premiums from Your Taxes?

Looking for opportunities to maximize deductions and minimize your tax burden? Then, you may be wondering if car insurance is tax deductible.

Title-Holding vs. Non-Title-Holding States: What You Need to Know

What is a title-holding state vs. a non-title-holding state? And why does it matter when you're financing a car? We have all the answers and more below.

When Should You Consider Dropping Collision Insurance?

You may be looking to save on your car insurance costs. But is dropping collision the right move? In our article, we dive into when dropping collision coverage is a good idea and whether it can save you money on insurance premiums.

How to Save Gas While Driving: Truth and Myth

With rising gas prices, drivers are looking for ways to save a few bucks. This blog highlights gas-saving strategies and debunks some popular myths.

What Is a Car Insurance Policy Number & How to Find It

In this blog, we'll explore what a car insurance policy number is, when you need it, and why it’s important to safeguard.

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.