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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.

Preventing House Fires This Winter

During the cold winter months in New England, there’s nothing better than cuddling up by the fire with your loved ones. Oftentimes, homeowners have to rely on additional heating sources to keep houses warm. Did you know that heating equipment is the second leading cause of U.S. home fires and home fire deaths? According to […]

New Rhode Island Insurance Verification System

The Rhode Island Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has implemented the Rhode Island Insurance Verification System (RIIVS) in order to verify automobile liability insurance for vehicles registered in Rhode Island. If a registered vehicle does not have an associated insurance policy for three consecutive months, you will receive an RIIVS notice from the DMV indicating […]

Shop Smart This Holiday Season

Over the years, shopping online for the holidays has become increasingly popular for consumers.  However, sharing information over the internet has its potential consequences, as instances of fraud and identity theft have risen accordingly as well. At OceanPoint Insurance, we want to ensure that your holiday season is enjoyed with as little stress as possible.  […]

Thanksgiving Cooking & Kitchen Fire Safety

Thanksgiving is a time for great food, and spending quality time with family and friends. We all know the kitchen is the heart of the home, especially at Thanksgiving, so it is important you practice kitchen safety. With so much activity and people around, it can be easy to be distracted. Thanksgiving is the leading day […]

Stay Safe This Halloween

Witches, ghosts and goblins are ready to come out and scare tomorrow night! But before you journey out for a night of trick-or-treating, be sure to follow these helpful tips to ensure this fun-filled evening happens safely! Prepare your child’s costume to guarantee they can be seen at all times. This can be done by […]

Winter is Coming: Is Your Home Ready?

As the inevitable occurs and snow begins to fall, we want to be sure that your home is fully prepared for all that winter may bring. In order to best protect your home, be sure to follow these tips to save yourself time, money and energy this season: Prepare your fireplace: If it has been […]

Keeping Your College Student Safe While They’re Away

Move-in day is over, and now you can finally relax. However, we understand that worrying about your child being safe while at college never really ends – so we’re here to help. Though you may not be able to be with them everyday, it helps to know that you can still keep their belongings and […]

RI car Insurance

Are You Fully Covered?

RI Car Insurance Fall has officially arrived and the school year is underway. However, as you may finally be settling into a comfortable transportation routine for your children, it is important to be aware of the gaps in your coverage that are allotted with the different types of commonly used transportation services. Ride sharing, vehicle […]

RI Umbrella Insurance

Protect Your Livelihood with Umbrella Insurance

Umbrella Insurance You have made the investment in home and auto insurance to protect your house and car, but did you know that sometimes accidents occur where these standard policies do not cover all the damages? You may need Umbrella Insurance. Your life could change in a split second, and everything you have been working […]

Keep Your Home Safe While Away on Vacation

Summer is here. It’s the perfect time to take that well deserved vacation with your family or friends. Vacation is a time meant for rest and relaxation. However, whether you are going on a short overnight weekend trip or taking a vacation extravaganza, leaving your home unattended can be risky. Below we offer you some […]

Are You Prepared to Weather the Storm?

Did you know June 1st marked the beginning of hurricane season? The 2014 hurricane season has arrived after last years unusually quiet season, which was the first since 1994 not to have a single Category 3 or stronger storm. Since even the experts are unsure what 2014 has in store, it’s important to have the […]

Insure Your Summer Fun

The warm weather is here and summer is rapidly approaching. We are all eager to enjoy those summer toys with family, especially after the rough winter we’ve had. No matter how you choose to travel it is crucial you secure proper insurance protection. At OceanPoint Insurance, we urge you to review your insurance policies to […]