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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.

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.

Hydroplaning - auto insurance

This winter has been quite mild, with below-average temperatures and minimal snowfall. However, precipitation has been a factor and will continue to be throughout all seasons. Heavy rain occurs all year long and leads to poor visibility, wet roads, and hydroplaning.

hacking techniques

All it takes is for one of your employees to click on an innocent-looking link in an email to download a malicious program that could have a detrimental effect on your business.

The following is a list of hacking techniques that you and your employees should know about and take every possible step to avoid.

7-Point Home Fall Maintenance Check-list

Fall is an excellent time to take on home maintenance projects to prepare for the arrival of the New England winter. Check these seven items off your to-do list, and you can rest easy knowing that you have prepared your home and yard for the winter season. 1. Window Air Conditioners Ideally, you should remove […]