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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.

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MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (April 2, 2019) — Paquin Insurance Agency has joined OceanPoint’s growing organization in Rhode Island. Agency Principal Rick Paquin has accepted a position as Vice President for OceanPoint, and he and his brother, Greg, will continue to serve the local community from their office in Tiverton.

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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 […]

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“Without a sense of caring, there can be no sense of community.” -Anthony J. DeAngelo. At OceanPoint Insurance we value our community and are committed to the well being of its members. That is why we are thrilled to partner with our parent company, BankNewport, and announce our annual United Way of Rhode Island (UWRI) […]

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In honor of its two centuries of philanthropic commitment to Rhode Island, Bank making 200 ‘hyper-local’ donations available to nonprofits and community groups across the state NEWPORT, R.I. (November 1, 2018) – While much has changed since BankNewport first opened its doors in 1819, its commitment to giving back to the community has not only withstood […]

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 […]