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Make Sure Your Pets Travel Well for the Holidays

The holiday season is here - time to eat good food and join together with loved ones. For many who have families far away, this is also is the time to pack up and get out of Oregon. If you are gearing up to travel and...

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Make Football Season Fun and Safe

Finally, we're welcoming fall, that eagerly anticipated season when we get to enjoy cooler temps, colorful leaves and, of course, football season in Oregon. Football brings with it a whole host of seasonal activities...

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A Different Season Means Different Dangers For Motorcyclists

Fall is a wonderful time to be outside on your bike, thanks to the crisp, cool weather and changing colors of the landscape. Staying safe on the road in autumn requires some special precautions, however. Because we at...

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Notice of Coverage Options Information

The U.S. Department of Labor's Technical Release 2013-2 specifies all employers must provide a notice of coverage to each employee, regardless of plan enrollment status or of part-time or full-time status. Employers do...

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Health Care Reform - Nondiscrimination Rules

Under the current law, an employer is required to satisfy nondiscrimination rules in the administration of their health plan. Although these rules are currently in effect, a lack of Federal guidance has delayed any...

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Flood Insurance - What You Should Know

You've probably heard this horror story before - someone loses a home due to a flood and learns after the fact that standard homeowners insurance doesn't cover flood damage. At Rhodes-Warden Insurance we want you to be...

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When Things go BOOM in the Night - Fireworks Safety

For most of us, the Fourth of July is a time to enjoy the company of family and friends, having fun and creating memories - whether at home or away But for some families, the holiday is a nightmare. Each year, homes in...

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Do You Own a Classic Car of the Future?

There's nothing quite like driving a speedy, shiny classic car that turns heads and starts conversations. In fact, the beauty and elegance of old collectibles - like the 1964 Aston Martin DB5, the 1963 Corvette Sting...

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Health Reform Changes for Employers: What's Changing and When

As the third year of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) gets underway, employers will see an impact on the health coverage they offer their employees. Here is a brief summary of some of the taxes, fees and impending legal...

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Distracted Driving

Driver distractions or inattentive driving play a part in one out of every four motor vehicle crashes. That is more than 1.5 million collisions a year and 4,300 crashes daily, according to the National Highway Traffic...

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Health Care Reform and the Individual Mandate: Are You Ready?

On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law. A key component of this new health care reform law is the "Individual Mandate" which becomes effective on January 1,...

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7 Safety Tips for Teen Drivers

The first years teenagers spend as drivers are very risky. Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among 15- to 20-year-olds and research shows that more than half of teens who die in crashes are...

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It's Time for Spring Cleaning!

Spring is a time of new beginnings in Oregon - and now is a great time to take on some cleaning and organization tasks around your home. If you're anything like many of us here at Rhodes-Warden Insurance, some of these...

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Get Ready to Safely 'Spring Forward'

Be safe in your home - Health and safety agencies often use the change to Daylight Saving Time to remind people to change the batteries in their smoke alarms. The American Red Cross suggests you test your smoke alarms...

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Be the Pinnacle of Health & Wellness This Winter

It goes without saying that keeping yourself and your family healthy through the winter months in Oregon can be a challenge. When you combine chillier temps, housebound days - not to mention kids passing around colds at...

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Protect Your Motorhome and RV From the Cold

If you're a snowbird and you're headed away from the cold this winter to a sunnier and warmer spot, you can move on to the next article. Just know that we here at Rhodes-Warden Insurance Agency wish you a safe journey -...

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