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Advantages of Working with an Independent Agent Right now, more than ever, we’re living and working in a highly automated, self-service world. Sometimes automation is welcomed — it can be efficient and a great ...
Commercial Surety 101: Why Contractors Need to Be Licensed and Bonded Most states require contractors to be licensed to obtain permits for projects. State and local jurisdictions may also require contractors to be bonded in order to ...
The Relationship between You, Your Agent, and Your Surety No matter what business you are in, you may need a surety bond at some point in time. This could range from a simple business services bond to a ...
Fast Facts about Fidelity Bonds and Public Official Bonds Fidelity and public official bonds both involve protection from fraudulent or dishonest behavior by individuals. Are you worried your employees might steal from ...
Understanding the Claim Process for Bonds vs. Insurance The claims process for surety bonds is considerably different from the process for an insurance claim. One significant distinction is which party is ultimately ...
Is it M for Thousand and MM for Million, or K for thousand and M for Million?  I’m asking for a friend. If you’re confused about the letter designations that stand for thousands and millions, you’re not alone. And it’s not your fault. In fact, it’s one of our most ...
Seven Things You Didn’t Know About Surety It’s really old Not only was surety mentioned in the ancient Code of Hammurabi (circa 1754 BC), it is mentioned in the Bible and in The Quran. Ancient Roman ...
Insurance Agents Should Promote Business Services Bonds. We like to think that service employees are honest and always have the customer in mind. Unfortunately, an employee working in a customer’s home or business may ...
Fidelity Bonds: Good for Employers and an Insurance Agency's Bottom Line It’s an all-to-common occurrence: A trusted, long-time employee starts stealing from the company. At first, it may be only a few small items. Then the employee ...
In the Spotlight With Old Republic Surety Marketing Rep - Vince Cefalu From a movie with Clooney to winning multiple awards in marketing, this Hollywood Actor takes us on a tour of his west-coast life. But lucky for us, we get to ...

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