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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 ...
DocuSign Improves Efficiency for Our Indemnity Agreement Process Old Republic Surety Company is now accepting electronic signatures for our General Indemnity Agreements and our FastBond Indemnity Agreements. With DocuSign, we ...
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 ...
Direct Bill Versus Agency Bill “To direct bill or not to direct bill, that is the question…”
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 Possible to Cancel a Bond? We all know bonds are not the same as insurance. While bonds are considered to be a type of specialty insurance, and the surety is usually an insurance company, ...
Cross-Selling Opportunities in Commercial Surety An insurance agent who can accommodate clients’ surety bond needs along with their insurance is a well-rounded agent. You are providing your insureds with ...
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 ...

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