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How to Get Your First Bond, Part 2 Are you ready for your first surety bond? In Part 2 of this two-part blog, Mueller provides additional advice. Be sure to read Part 1 here. In my first blog on ...
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 ...
As 2020 Closes: Consider Alternative Accounting Methods on Long-Term Contracts To say that 2020 has been a challenging year would be an understatement. Many small businesses across all industries were hit hard by the COVID-19 global ...
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 ...
Direct Bill Versus Agency Bill “To direct bill or not to direct bill, that is the question…”
Is it M for Thousand and MM for Million, or K for thousand and M for Million?  I’m asking for a friend. Western Civilization has had two powerful influences – the traditions of the Greeks and the Romans, and there is often conflict. The Greeks would refer to the god ...
How Sureties and Contractors Can Mitigate Performance Defaults No one likes it when a job goes south. The owner loses money, subcontractors don’t get paid, and there can be costly litigation. In short, it’s in everyone’s best ...
Will COVID- 19 Be Considered a Force Majeure? On March 17, 2020 the City of Boston became the first city, but not likely the last city to close down all construction projects currently in progress due to the ...
How to Prequalify a Surety — and Why It’s So Important The number of surety companies represented in any region can make the task of prequalifying or differentiating among them challenging to say the least. Many bond ...
The ABCs of Surety Bonds What’s the difference between surety bonds and insurance? That’s a question I hear often, and it’s a good starting point for discussion. Knowing those differences ...

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