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License & Permit Bonds 04.11.2019

Charter School Surety Bonds

School choice is becoming a very polarizing issue in America. While many still endorse funding public schools only, charter schools are becoming more popular in cities like New Orleans, Louisiana and Newark, New Jersey. Oftentimes,…
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Charter School Surety Bonds
License & Permit Bonds 04.11.2019

Atlantic City Boxing Comeback Secured by Surety Bonds

Atlantic City is seeing more competition than ever, with places like Bethlehem, Pennsylvania opening casinos and New Jersey legalizing sports betting recently. But boxing is making a comeback in Atlantic City to give the city…
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Atlantic City Boxing Comeback Secured by Surety Bonds
License & Permit Bonds 04.10.2019

How to Open a Car Dealership in New York

It takes a lot to open a vehicle dealership in New York. It’s not as simple as just buying a lot and placing cars for sale on it. To apply to be a retail dealer…
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How to Open a Car Dealership in New York
License & Permit Bonds 04.10.2019

How to Become a Home Improvement Contractor in NYC

In order to legally construct, repair, remodel, or add to any land or building used as a residence in New York City, a person or business must obtain a home improvement contractor license. Construction, replacement,…
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How to Become a Home Improvement Contractor in NYC
License & Permit Bonds 04.03.2019

How to Become a Registered Investment Advisor

A Registered Investment Advisor is an individual or company engaged in the investment advisory business. But how do you actually become a Registered Investment Advisor (RIA)? In order to become a Registered Investment Advisor, you…
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How to Become a Registered Investment Advisor
License & Permit Bonds 03.28.2019

The Mortgage Broker Profession is Rebounding

Mortgage brokers are back! Mortgage brokers originated 56% of home loans prior to the Great Recession, according to the Association of Independent Mortgage Experts (AIME), but that number dove once the housing market fell. But…
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The Mortgage Broker Profession is Rebounding
License & Permit Bonds 03.28.2019

Mortgage Brokers vs. Bankers

Mortgage brokers have come back and created competition for mortgage bankers over the last few years. While bankers still dominate the home loan industry, employment in the mortgage broker industry has nearly doubled since 2011….
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Mortgage Brokers vs. Bankers
License & Permit Bonds 03.28.2019

Become a Mortgage Broker in 5 Steps

So you want to become a mortgage broker. You want to work in real estate with both numbers and people while analyzing qualification requirements and the availability of loans. While mortgage brokers don’t actually lend…
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Become a Mortgage Broker in 5 Steps
License & Permit Bonds 02.20.2019

Requirements to Become a Notary Public

Different states have different requirements for those wishing to become notaries public within a certain state. Some states, such as New York, may require an aspiring notary to take a state examination, while others like New Jersey…
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Requirements to Become a Notary Public