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ERISA 05.08.2019

The Need for Fiduciary Liability Insurance is Greater than Ever

A fiduciary’s liability is one of the most misunderstood areas of exposure for those involved with retirement plans. If your company is a small company, it is particularly important to consider the fact that as…
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The Need for Fiduciary Liability Insurance is Greater than Ever
Court Bonds 05.07.2019

Why Do Courts Require Surety Bonds?

Court bonds, such as appeal bonds, may be required in court proceedings to enable a party to pursue a remedy in court. Fiduciary bonds guarantee the faithful performance of court appointed fiduciaries such as executors,…
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Why Do Courts Require Surety Bonds?
Court Bonds 04.12.2019

Guidelines for Trustees

Trustees are responsible for handling assets held in trust that they themselves act as the legal owner of as a trustee. They handle tax filings for trusts and distribute assets to beneficiaries according to the…
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Guidelines for Trustees
Surety Bonds 04.11.2019

Owning a Lost Life Insurance Policy

When you purchase a life insurance policy, you usually don’t plan on having to use it for a long time. But you have to store it somewhere in the meantime. And it’s very easy to…
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Owning a Lost Life Insurance Policy
Surety Bonds 04.11.2019

Surety Bonds Protect Taxpayers From Public Officials

Public officials are present at every level of government. There are public officials in 1,000 resident towns just as there are in Washington, D.C. Federal, state, county, or local laws often require these public officials…
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Surety Bonds Protect Taxpayers From Public Officials
Surety Bonds 04.11.2019

What if I Lose a Stock Certificate?

While most stock trading is done in the virtual space, an investor has the option of choosing to receive a physical stock certificate. But what happens if you lose or somehow ruin your physical stock…
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What if I Lose a Stock Certificate?
Court Bonds 04.11.2019

Appeal Court: Process and Next Steps

So you’re filing an appeal after losing your case in a lower court. What happens when you get up to the appeals court? Is it any different than a standard civil trial? The appellant, the…
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Appeal Court: Process and Next Steps
Surety Bonds 04.11.2019

What is a Financial Instrument?

The simplest definition of a financial instrument is a group of assets or capital that can be traded. They are essentially legal contracts involving monetary value of any kind. The purpose of the financial instrument…
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What is a Financial Instrument?
Surety Bonds 04.11.2019

Surety Bonds & Starting a Business

So you wake up with a great idea, create a business plan, get backers, and are about to finally start your own business. There’s one thing you may need that you probably don’t know about:…
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Surety Bonds & Starting a Business