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BNWise

THE KEY TO EDUCATION IS BNWISE

BankNewport's financial education program, BNWise, offers the knowledge and skills you need to make the best financial decision for you or your family.

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OceanPoint Marine Lending

EXPERIENCED MARINE FINANCING

Present or future boaters can find personalized marine financing programs for new and used boats and refinancing for existing boat loans. Competitive rates, dedicated buyer support, quick access to funds, and more.

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OceanPoint Insurance

INSURING YOUR MOST VALUABLE ASSETS

Insurance programs to cover any number of personal and business assets with a dedicated staff providing excellent, custom service to give you peace of mind. Protect your home, your business, your vehicles, and more.

INSURE WHAT MATTERS MOST

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OceanPoint Insurance

INSURING YOUR MOST VALUABLE ASSETS

Insurance programs to cover any number of personal and business assets with a dedicated staff providing excellent, custom service to give you peace of mind. Protect your home, your business, your vehicles, and more.

INSURE WHAT MATTERS MOST

OceanPoint Marine Lending

EXPERIENCED MARINE FINANCING

Present or future boaters can find personalized marine financing programs for new and used boats and refinancing for existing boat loans. Competitive rates, dedicated buyer support, quick access to funds, and more.

START BOATING WITH OCEANPOINT MARINE LENDING

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OceanPoint Investment Solutions

comprehensive financial services

Our advisors will work with you to create a powerful portfolio designed to help guide all types of investors towards financial well-being.

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BankNewport In the News

Five Ways to Improve Your Credit Score

August 11, 2022

Improving your credit score is a wise use of your time and resources. Good credit makes it easier to qualify for low-interest loans, credit cards, and other financial products. Even if you don’t plan to apply for credit right away, having a high credit score may save you money in the future. Below we’re sharing […]

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Top Tips for Protecting your Privacy Online

August 9, 2022

Unfortunately, as technology evolves, so do internet scams! Online security has become even more essential these days, as hackers have become quite crafty, and scams have become more elaborate. Luckily, there are some simple steps that everyone can follow to safeguard personal information and protect yourself from potential online threats. Here are our top tips […]

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5 Things to Know About Private Student Loans

August 8, 2022

Paying for college these days is no easy feat, especially if you have multiple children! Thankfully there is help available, such as grants, scholarships, savings, and federal student loans. If these don’t cover the full cost of college, another option to cover the gap is with private student loans. But what are they? And how […]

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BankNewport Names New Branch Managers to Lead Downtown Providence and Stone Bridge Branch locations

July 18, 2022

NEWPORT, RI (June 29, 2022) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that Portsmouth, RI resident Ana Tesa has been promoted to vice president, branch manager of its Stone Bridge branch, located at 1740 Main Road in Tiverton, and Cumberland resident David Nolan has been named vice president, branch manager for its downtown Providence branch located at […]

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BankNewport Names Paul A. Marchetti to Executive Vice President

July 18, 2022

NEWPORT, RI (June 20, 2022) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that Chief Credit Officer and Chief Risk Officer Paul A. Marchetti has been promoted to executive vice president. During his seven-year tenure at BankNewport, Marchetti has developed best-in-class Risk Management and Credit Risk programs. He also has oversight for BankNewport’s Community Development program and is […]

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Newport Historic Spring receives $100,000 contribution from BankNewport

June 28, 2022

NEWPORT, RI (June 27, 2022) – BankNewport has made a $100,000 charitable contribution to the Newport Historic Spring to advance the effort to install a public park on the site of the original town spring and the birthplace of Newport. This represents the largest corporate contribution to the project to transform the former Coffey’s gas station […]

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BankNewport Awards $45,000 in Grants to Aid Education and Workforce Development Organizations

June 28, 2022

NEWPORT, RI (June 14, 2022) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that it has awarded $45,000 in grants to five organizations in Rhode Island that provide education, training and workforce development: DownCity Design, East Bay Community Action Program, FirstWorks, Providence Promise, Rhode Island Tutorial and Education Services, and Save The Bay. “As a true community […]

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BankNewport Hosts Financial Education Fairs for Students at William S. Rogers High School & West Warwick High School

June 28, 2022

NEWPORT, RI (June 13, 2022) – BankNewport held its first in-person Financial Education Fairs since 2020 for students at West Warwick High School and William S. Rogers High School in Newport last month. Throughout the school year, BankNewport conducted presentations on topics such as Careers, Checking and Savings, Digital Banking, Personal Insurance, and the Importance […]

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OceanPoint Financial Partners, MHC Releases Summary of its 2021 Annual Meeting

June 6, 2022

NEWPORT, RI (May 19, 2022) – BankNewport proudly announced its accomplishments for 2021 at the annual meeting of OceanPoint Financial Partners (the “Company”), the mutual holding company of BankNewport, held in-person on Monday, April 25, 2022.  At year-end, total assets increased to a record-high of $2.35 billion, from its banking, marine lending, and wealth management […]

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BankNewport Awards $212,000 in Grants to Local Businesses and Nonprofit Organizations

May 27, 2022

Funds benefit a variety of industries, causes and communities from healthcare, to food insecurity, underserved populations and education NEWPORT, R.I.  (July 13, 2021) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that it recently distributed $212,000 in grants focused on food insecurity, health services, education and skills training, and underserved populations, in support of nonprofits that had […]

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