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Life Insurance Protects The Ones You Leave Behind

Understanding your options is easier than you might think Reviewing your life insurance coverage can often seem like a daunting task. While advance planning for a time when you are no longer here for your family is challenging, it is also one of the best ways to protect them. OceanPoint Insurance is committed to helping […]

Insurance For Your College Student is a Smart Investment

As you already know, college tuition has risen dramatically over the last few decades. While the cost to send them to the school of their choice is considerable, so too is the expense of their personal belongings. Laptops, printers, furniture and clothing are just a few of the costly items your students will need to […]

Rhode Island is Second Most Expensive State to Insure Teen Drivers

Not all states are created equal when it comes to the cost of insuring a teenage driver. Due to the increased risk, teenagers are very expensive to insure. According to a report from online auto insurance site insuranceQuotes, U.S. families who add a young driver to their existing auto insurance policy will see an average […]

Kind Heart, Fresh Start Collection to Benefit Local Shelters

The community is invited to join BankNewport and OceanPoint Insurance this summer to support local shelters by donating personal care items during the “Kind Heart, Fresh Start” collection drive. Starting Monday, August 1 through Monday, August 15, all BankNewport and OceanPoint locations will be accepting community donations of toiletry items, including bars of soap, travel […]

Tips For Safer International Business Travel

Travel is an integral part of conducting business in our global economy, and needs to be conducted with the appropriate duty-of-care standards in mind. Employers should work with employees who will be traveling abroad to ensure that the travelers can stay as safe as possible under challenging conditions. According to a recent study conducted by the Association […]

How to Prepare Your Home for Hurricane Season

If a hurricane were to severely damage your home, would your existing policy be enough to pay for all of the expenses?  Hurricane season has officially begun, which means now is the time to review your homeowners insurance coverage.  At OceanPoint Insurance, our professional agents can examine your current coverage and help you attain the […]

Hosting a Summer Party?

It is the season of barbeques and backyard parties, and while we look forward to these fun events many hosts don’t realize how much risk they take on. Before you host your next graduation party, cocktail party, and even birthday party, be sure to protect yourself and your guests. Here are some tips for keeping […]

BankNewport to Open Branch at Chapel View

BankNewport  President and CEO, Sandra J. Pattie announced plans to open a new branch office in the first floor space of Building 4000 at Chapel View in Cranston in September 2016. BankNewport has signed a 15-year lease for the new 2,700-square-foot branch at Chapel View. Located at the main entrance off of Sockanosset Cross Road […]

Understanding the Importance of Long-Term Care Insurance

As we age, basic everyday activities can become increasingly difficult. Over time, many people discover that they require assistance to go about their daily lives. If you became unable to care for yourself, do you have a plan in place that ensures you receive quality care? Securing a long term care plan now can help […]

How to Keep Your Home Warm and Safe When Using a Wood Stove

Even though wood stoves provide an old fashioned sense of comfort, they bring several dangers with them. When purchasing and installing a wood stove, it is important to be thorough in your selection process. Whether you are buying a used or new heating system, make sure it is safe to use. If you are planning […]