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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
Contract Surety 04.11.2019

Key Provisions in School Construction Contracts

Not every school construction project can go 100% swimmingly. Some are going to have delays or errors or go over budget. And the best way to guard against these roadblocks in school construction is a…
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Key Provisions in School Construction Contracts
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
License & Permit Bonds 02.20.2019

What Does a Notary Do?

Notaries are officials appointed by a state government, usually by the state’s Secretary of State office, to serve the public interest as an impartial witness to certify the validity of documentation signings, while helping to…
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What Does a Notary Do?
License & Permit Bonds 02.20.2019

How to Become a Notary Signing Agent

Did you know that there are notaries that specialize in handling and notarizing loan documents? Those notary signing agents work in closing loans for the mortgage finance industry. Signing agents can earn income from notarizing…
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How to Become a Notary Signing Agent
Surety Bonds 01.21.2019

What is a License & Permit Surety Bond?

License and permit surety bonds are a specific type of surety bond required by federal, state, and local government agencies to ensure that a business stays in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. Sometimes called…
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What is a License & Permit Surety Bond?
Surety Bonds 01.17.2019

As the Economy Grows, More License & Permit Surety Bonds Needed

Nonfarm employment rose by 312,000 in December 2018 with job gains occurring in health care, food services, construction, manufacturing, and retail, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. With more people employed, it means…
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As the Economy Grows, More License & Permit Surety Bonds Needed
Surety Bonds 01.02.2019

What is a Surety Company?

Surety bonds are either written by individual surety companies or subsidiaries or divisions of larger insurance companies engaged in the business of acting as a surety. These companies are authorized to do business by the state…
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What is a Surety Company?
Surety Bonds 12.21.2018

Collateral Security: The Surety’s Power

The indemnity agreement is the foundation of the surety bond. It’s what separates surety from insurance: the agreement functions as a mechanism to have the principal repay the surety for any claims paid out to…
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Collateral Security: The Surety’s Power