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What do you need to do to prepare for a hurricane? If you’re enjoying Summer fun on a jet ski, ATV, or boat, do you have the right levels of coverage? Are you properly insured if you list your home on AirBNB or HomeAway?  For the latest insurance news and advice, the OceanPoint blog is here to keep you informed.

disability insurance

“Thanks to my disability insurance, my family won’t have financial worries on top of knowing I have Parkinson’s disease.” ~ Scott Rider, Financial Advisor who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease at age 47.

Disability Insurance 101

This video, Disability Insurance 101, provides an overview and explains why you should use Individual Disability Insurance.

Leak detector

Consider using a ‘smart’ leak detector and a water shut-off valve that uses the home’s WiFi network to prevent or mitigate water damage.

main street america insurance

One of OceanPoint Insurance’s highly-valued partners, ‘The Main Street America Group,’ a leading U.S. provider of property-casualty, unveiled its new name and brand.

eBikes & Insurance Requirements

eBikes, just like hover-boards and motorized scooters, may be excluded from coverage (both liability and property) under a conventional homeowners insurance policy.

life insurance awareness month video by brooke shields

In this short video, actress, model, and mom Brooke Shields explains to the American public that there is no time to wait. People need to protect their families with life insurance now.

A rising concern

In this worrying article about rising water levels in Newport County, where Billy Sweet, an oceanographer with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA), stated, “It’s [water level] come up about an inch every eight years since the buoys went in,” says. “About 10 inches overall.”

Bicycle Safety

Since the beginning of the Covid-19 global pandemic, cycling has become even more popular. According to NPD Research, during the first month of the pandemic (March 2020) sales of bicycles increased by more than 100%. With this increase in the number of cyclists on the road, now is an excellent time to review cycling safety.

Flood Insurance Video

The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) provides homeowners, business owners, and renters throughout the country with insurance programs. OceanPoint Insurance is proud to represent eight of the most reputable ‘write your own’ flood insurance companies in Rhode Island.

disability insurance real life story

Your most valuable asset is your ability to earn a living. It is not your home, your car, your jewelry, or other possessions. Think about it: all of your plans for the future – from buying a home to putting your kids through college to building a retirement nest egg – are based on the assumption you will continue to earn a paycheck until you retire.

roof maintenance

The arrival of spring puts yard work and spring cleaning at the top of your to-do list, but what often gets overlooked is the roof, which has been subject to a lot of weather abuse through the winter months and may require tender loving care. 1) Clean your gutters From late Fall, through the winter […]

Disability Insurance

Your most valuable asset is your ability to earn a living. It is not your home, your car, your jewelry, or other possessions. Think about it: all of your plans for the future – from buying a home to putting your kids through college to building a retirement nest egg – are based on the assumption you will continue to earn a paycheck until you retire.