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Surety Bonds 03.24.2020

Obtain Your I-Bonds® Instantly with Colonial Surety Company

As the majority of Americans gradually transition to working remotely, you may be left wondering how your business will be able to meet deadlines and execute projects in this new normal. We at Colonial Surety…
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Obtain Your I-Bonds® Instantly with Colonial Surety Company
Surety Bonds 03.13.2020

How to Become a Notary in Washington, D.C.

So you want to be a notary in the nation’s capital? There are several steps you must execute before you are crowned the title of a notary. First, notary applicants must be at least 18…
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How to Become a Notary in Washington, D.C.
Surety Bonds 03.05.2020

Avoid These 3 Mistakes of Estate Planning

The majority of estate planning fails usually fall into one of several groups. Though each estate plan is distinctive, the same errors and snags can arise. Each of these typical mistakes is preventable with a…
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Avoid These 3 Mistakes of Estate Planning
03.05.2020

Here’s Why You Need a Bid Bond

Bid bonds are used primarily in the construction industry to assure the contractor can fulfill the job responsibilities listed in the agreement for the agreed price for the project owner. It protects the project owner…
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Here’s Why You Need a Bid Bond
Surety Bonds 02.26.2020

Unmarried Partners & Estate Planning

When it comes to estate planning, having a marriage certificate with your life partner is critical. Without it, state intestacy laws do not let an unmarried couple inherit from each other, meaning your close relatives…
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Unmarried Partners & Estate Planning
Surety Bonds 02.24.2020

The Three C’s of Surety Bonding

The underwriting process for surety bonds involve researching and evaluating the risk of bond applicants. Though every surety company creates their own diverse criteria and guidelines for underwriting, the same three basic factors are habitually…
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The Three C’s of Surety Bonding
Surety Bonds 02.23.2020

Does My Startup Really Need a Surety Bond?

Fostering a startup takes exceptional tenacity and patience. From the moment of launch, it is crucial for business pioneers to earn and nurture customer trust and establish legitimacy within the marketplace. One effective method nascent…
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Does My Startup Really Need a Surety Bond?
Surety Bonds 02.17.2020

Who Do Guardianship Bonds Protect?

When a guardian is told by the court to purchase a guardianship surety bond, it is a common misconception that the guardian is purchasing insurance to protect the guardian themselves. In actuality, the guardianship bond…
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Who Do Guardianship Bonds Protect?
Surety Bonds 02.13.2020

What are Principals and Obligees in Surety?

Whether you’re starting a business, launching a construction project, or entangled in court, you will need a surety bond to guarantee payment from the surety to the obligee if the principal is unable to meet…
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What are Principals and Obligees in Surety?