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Housekeeping for Retirement Plans

As with nearly everything else, retirement plans require periodic maintenance to keep running smoothly. Here are some suggestions to ensure your plan complies with all laws and regulations and meets the goals of your...

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Healthcare Reform Update

In late March, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments on several provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) essentially determining its fate. Most attention centered on the minimum coverage provision, the so-called "...

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Telecommuting as a Benefit

With employees working harder than ever before, many say it's becoming more difficult to find a balance between work and home life. If you want a low-cost way to improve job satisfaction and increase productivity,...

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FMLA Administration

The good news is employers are doing a better job of complying with the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Between 2001 and 2008, the number of complaints the U.S. Department of Labor received dropped by one-third, as...

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Be Safe on Your Motorcycle

To stay safe on our Oregon streets and highways, you need the right skills to control your ride, and the best safety equipment for just-in-case. Rhodes-Warden Insurance cares about your safety - so keep these helpful...

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How FSAs Help Employers and Employees Save Money

If your organization doesn't already offer healthcare flexible spending accounts, year-end is the perfect time to start. And if your organization does offer employees this valuable benefit, now is the time to re-educate...

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Retain Top Talent with“Golden Handcuffs”

Even in a difficult economic environment, employers need to attract and retain top talent. One way to do this is by offering high-level executives a non-qualified deferred bonus plan, also known as a supplemental...

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Spring is Coming!

With the days getting longer and the weather getting warmer, we're starting to think about spring. (Or at least hoping that springtime is coming, anyway.) And whether spring arrives on time, we've got you covered with...

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The Care and Feeding of Consumer-Driven Health Plans

Employers like CDHPs because these plans help them slash the cost of providing medical benefits. When used well, consumer-driven health plans help individuals and families get better healthcare while reducing the cost...

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Disabilities: Myths and Realities

Here are the top misperceptions employees have about disability, according to The Council for Disability Awareness: It's not going to happen to me. A disabling accident occurs every two seconds in the United States,...

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