Crystal Ignatowski

Crystal is one of two Marketing Content Developers for Surety Solutions, LLC. She writes and creates content for Surety Solutions' blog and website. Crystal is also an avid poetry enthusiast. She lives in Salem, Oregon with her faithful pitbull pup, Mocha.
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What Is An Employee Dishonesty Bond?

By Crystal Ignatowski on Dec 5, 2017 8:55:07 AM in

Fidelity Bonds

  If you want to protect your business from employee theft and fraud, you might want to get an Employee Dishonesty Bond. NOTE: If you are looking to protect your customers from theft by your employees, please see our Business Service/Janitorial Bond post. This post is only about protecting your ...

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Montana Viatical Settlement Provider License and Bond Explained

By Crystal Ignatowski on Nov 30, 2017 10:44:00 AM in

Court Bonds

  Viatical settlements have been around since 1911, but they were rare until the late 1980’s when the AIDS epidemic peaked. While not all states regulate viatical settlements, Montana is a state that does. In Montana, viatical settlements are allowed and remain a valuable tool for financial ...

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How To Get An Iowa Travel Agency License and Bond

By Crystal Ignatowski on Nov 14, 2017 9:39:00 AM in

Travel Agent Bonds

  All travel agents in Iowa must be licensed before they can start conducting business. For more information, check out our "4 Easy Steps To Get Your Seller of Travel License" post.  ...

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How To Get A Seller Of Travel License

By Crystal Ignatowski on Nov 14, 2017 9:25:03 AM in

Travel Agent Bonds

    According to Anolik Law Group, there are thirteen states that have specific laws if you wish to be a seller of travel. Those states are: California, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington state. Of those ...

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Probate Bond: You Don't Get The Money Back

By Crystal Ignatowski on Nov 7, 2017 1:25:04 PM in

Court Bonds

  After seeing a recent article titled about getting money back for a Probate Bond we wanted to clear the air. Here’s the truth: if you purchase a Probate Bond, you do not get that money back. Ever. Here’s why.  ...

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How To Get A Georgia Contractors License

By Crystal Ignatowski on Oct 16, 2017 10:28:00 AM in

Contractor License Bonds

  The Georgia Board for Residential and General Contractors regulates and licenses individuals who want to become contractors in Georgia. To get a Georgia Contractor License, you must pass a two-part exam covering the license you are attempting to obtain; one in business and one in law. Applicants ...

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What You Need To Know About The NYC Car Wash License & Bond

By Crystal Ignatowski on Oct 16, 2017 8:08:00 AM in

Miscellaneous Bonds

    On June 29th, 2015, New York City passed the Car Wash Accountability Act. This Act was passed to mandate and establish higher accountability and requirements for car wash operators in NYC. The Car Wash Accountability Act, which went into effect on December 26, 2015, requires all car wash ...

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Surety Bond Underwriting – What It Is & How It Affects Your Bondability

By Crystal Ignatowski on Sep 29, 2017 10:35:45 AM in

Surety Bonds 101

This post originally appeared on Quora. View the post.   When you apply for a surety bond, you might be approved instantly. But, some bonds require a underwriter to review your information. This is known as surety bond underwriting. Find out what surety bond underwriting is, how it affects your ...

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Can I Get A Contractor License With A Felony?

By Crystal Ignatowski on Aug 24, 2017 10:48:37 AM in

Contractor License Bonds

  "If I have a felony on my record, can I get a contractor license?" Everyone deserves a second chance. If you are looking to get a contractor license with a felony, here's what to expect.  ...

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How To Get A Wisconsin Bonded Title: 6 Quick Steps

By Crystal Ignatowski on Aug 3, 2017 10:23:00 AM in

Lost Title Bonds

  Do you have a car in Wisconsin, but no title? Maybe you recently bought a car, but never received the title. Or maybe you received the title, but lost it before transferring it into your name? Sounds like you need a Wisconsin Bonded Title.   Short on time? Check out our   ...

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