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Court Bonds 06.07.2024

Questions for Business Owners

  While it’s important for every adult to have an estate plan, those who own businesses need to go even further, integrating personal estate planning with a succession plan that details how a business will…
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Questions for Business Owners
Contract Surety 06.07.2024

Progress Report: Infrastructure?

  The $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) was signed into law in late 2021, committing $550 billion for new initiatives related to roads, bridges, mass transit, water, resilience, and broadband. The five…
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Progress Report: Infrastructure?
Contract Surety 06.07.2024

Get An Edge: Equipment Rental

  Although the allure of building a fleet of incredible equipment has always been tantalizing for construction company owners, renting is turning out to be a great strategy for growing a business. This is especially…
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Get An Edge: Equipment Rental
Contract Surety 05.28.2024

George Washington Bridge: Progress!

  It’s always reassuring to know that public works are progressing, and for New York-New Jersey commuters, it is especially heartening to know that critical rehabilitation work on the George Washington Bridge has successfully reached…
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George Washington Bridge: Progress!
Contract Surety 05.28.2024

Retaining Workers

  Sustaining the success of a construction business, despite the competition for skilled workers, means doubling down on efforts to keep your hard-won talent working for you. Frequent turnover is disruptive and expensive, making strategic…
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Retaining Workers
Court Bonds 05.28.2024

Inheritance: How Much?

  Leaving loved ones from the next generation even a little better off is a goal shared by all working parents. Analysis of inheritance trends reveals that most are indeed managing to pass some level…
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Inheritance: How Much?
Court Bonds 05.28.2024

Inheriting A Home–and The Mortgage

  When a home with an outstanding mortgage is gifted as part of an estate plan, the debt does not just evaporate upon the death of the owner. Even so, family homes are often the…
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Inheriting A Home–and The Mortgage
Contract Surety 05.21.2024

K-12 School Construction Trends

  Although there have been enrollment dips, and birth rates are down, the impetus to create state of the art, and healthy school buildings for the next generation remains strong. Billions of dollars are committed…
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K-12 School Construction Trends
Contract Surety 05.21.2024

Good News+Bad News=More Work Ahead

  The American Society of Civil Engineers reports that the $550 billion allocated in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) is preventing our infrastructure from deteriorating. However, without sustained funding efforts at the national,…
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Good News+Bad News=More Work Ahead