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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.

Float Plan

Whether you are the skipper of a fishing charter boat or a recreational boater, you need to recognize the inherent dangers of being on the water.  While planning for the worst-case scenario may seem dismal, it can be a life-saving idea. If you or your loved one is heading out on the water, we strongly advise that you create a float-plan.

Healthcare Seminar

Featuring: Zachary Sherman, Director of Healthsource RI When: Wednesday, May, 15th Breakfast will begin at 8:30 am followed by the presentation at 9:00 am. Where: BankNewport’s Corporate Headquarters, 184 John Clarke Road, Middletown, RI. Cost: Free (breakfast provided) Overview: The Healthcare Breakfast Seminar will be an opportunity for the small business owner to learn more […]

1996 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport and 1989 Saleen Mustang. Photo by DW Burnett

The stock market may be unpredictable lately but there’s always a bull market going on in the world of classic vehicles, as evidenced by Hagertymagazine’s 2019 Bull Market list of emerging collectibles. Created by the valuation experts at Hagerty, this year’s annual Bull Market list includes 10 mostly later-model cars and trucks that are fun […]

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PROVIDENCE (March 20, 2019) — A workshop series hosted by OceanPoint Insurance will bring together thought leaders from various industries to discuss issues affecting non-profits. The first workshop in the 2019 Nonprofit Workshop Series, titled “Sensible Stewardship: Managing Governance Risk,” will be held on April 16, 2019, and it will focus on anticipating and avoiding […]

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The kitchen is considered by many as the heart of the home, the place where family and friends gather to enjoy each other’s company and delicious food. At OceanPoint Insurance, we want all of your gatherings to be safe and joyful. With an average of 455 fires daily, according to the National Association of Fire […]

Holiday fire safety

It’s the Holiday Season – a magical time – Christmas trees are all aglow as families enjoy this festive time of year.  However, at OceanPoint Insurance, we have the safety of you and your family in mind during this special season.  Often, many people forget that holiday candles, lights, and trees can cause dangerous household […]

Nonprofit Insurance Workshop

OceanPoint Insurance Agency’s Nonprofit Practice held workshops this week in Providence and Middletown.  The purpose of these workshops was to address the human resource management needs of the nonprofit executives.    Those in attendance represented over $40M of human services programming in the Ocean State.  For nonprofits, it is essential to find ways to save costs […]

Home maintenance

Did you know that a standard homeowners insurance policy may not cover problems arising from a poorly maintained home? A home maintenance program will safeguard your home against these risks. Here is a selection of tips from our OceanPoint team to keep your home well maintained and in compliance with a typical homeowners insurance policy […]

hurricane season

New Englanders are no strangers to the dangers, expenses and inconveniences that hurricanes can bring to our shores. These massive storms grow rapidly as they travel over warm ocean waters and can wreak havoc more than 100 miles inland. Heavy winds, micro-bursts and occasionally tornadoes can tear off roofs and uproot trees; and excessive rain […]