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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 […]

Tips for a Safe and Happy Thanksgiving

For most families, the kitchen is the heart of the home, especially during the festive weeks to come. While the holidays are a wonderful time of year, they can also pose many dangers. Thanksgiving is the leading day for cooking fires, with three times as many cooking fires taking place than on an average day. […]

Stay Safe and Protect Yourself from Halloween Mishaps

At OceanPoint Insurance, protecting your family is our top priority. As you make final touches to your costumes, stock up on candy, and gear up for some spooktacular fun, we want to remind you of a few safety tips to keep you and your trick-or-treaters safe this Halloween. Additionally, taking steps to prepare your property […]

Prepare Your Home for the Winter Season

Another New England winter is coming fast, and so is the damaging ice, snow and wind that comes along with it. While we would rather put off thinking about winter as long as possible, the time to winterize your home is when the leaves begin to fall – not the snow. To properly prepare your […]

Life Insurance is About Protecting Your Loved Ones

The concept of life insurance is something that few people like to discuss. Planning for a time when you are no longer available to provide for your family might be difficult, but it is one of the smartest investments you could make. September is Life Insurance Month, and in recognition OceanPoint would like to highlight […]

Ridesharing – Are you properly insured?

The United States has recently seen an extreme uptick in what is often referred to as the emerging “sharing society.” As younger generations in particular opt for sharing of all kinds – cars, homes, and apartments – it is crucial to be aware of the impact these activities have on your insurance. In an increasingly […]