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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 […]

The Danger of Distracted Driving

The increased proliferation of technology in all of our lives has created a new danger for those who take to the roads every day: distracted driving. Talking on cell phones, operating navigation or audio devices and, especially, texting while driving create situations for drivers, passengers and those operating nearby or oncoming automobiles that can be […]

The Importance of Protecting Your Home In Hurricane Season

June marked the official start of the Atlantic hurricane season, but with 10 of the costliest hurricanes on record arriving between August and October, now is the time to prepare for the worst by doing your best to protect your property. Some of the most important actions home and business owners can take are trimming […]

Benefits of combining polices with OceanPoint

At OceanPoint Insurance, our agents are always looking for new innovative ways to save you money and enhance your coverage. Did you know that by simply combining two or more policies could save you hundreds annually? As an independent insurance agency, we represent over 25 insurance companies. We have the ability to shop around for […]

What You Should Know About Hurricane Deductibles

In nineteen states, including Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut, insurance companies offer a special deductible for hurricane damage. A hurricane deductible applies to damage caused solely from a hurricane as categorized by the National Weather Service. Hurricane deductibles are only triggered when a named hurricane makes landfall in the state where the insured property is […]