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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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