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Duke Revard

Duke Revard was the VP of Sales & Marketing at Surety Solutions, LLC. While at Surety Solutions, Duke created an innovative marketing strategy to tell the world about surety bonds. He has since moved on, but continues to be a big part of our online presence. Duke is married to Caroline and has three daughters; Lily, Evangeline, and Isla.
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How To Become An Insurance Broker In California

By Duke Revard on Mar 23, 2018 5:27:00 AM in

Insurance

  If you are looking to become an insurance broker in California, one huge part of what you are going to need to do is get your license.  Here's how to get a California Insurance Broker License....

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What Do All These Cryptic Surety Bond Terms Mean?

By Duke Revard on Sep 5, 2017 8:53:00 AM in

Surety Bonds 101

Surety bond terms are mysterious, even cryptic. If you are a business owner or insurance agent who is new to surety bond insurance you have some language to get used to. While this list is by no means comprehensive, this will get you started in deciphering the 10 of the most Cryptic surety bond ...

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4 Fast Facts About Reclamation Bonds

By Duke Revard on Aug 24, 2017 8:22:00 AM in

Miscellaneous Bonds

When you're entering into a new contract, a surety bond is one of the best ways to reassure all parties that your company will fulfill its obligations. As a company focused on resource extraction, a Reclamation Bond can help reassure stakeholders that you will follow guidelines for site reclamation ...

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Colorado Mortgage Loan Originator Bond

By Duke Revard on Jun 28, 2017 5:40:00 AM in

Mortgage Bonds

    A mortgage is a huge commitment for your clients, and they want to make sure that you'll protect their interests. When you work in the mortgage industry, you need to hold a surety bond that shows your clients that you're a responsible and ethical mortgage loan originator. If you are a mortgage ...

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How To Get An Oregon Highway Use Tax Bond

By Duke Revard on Jun 27, 2017 11:14:00 AM in

Oregon Bonds

  Oregon Highway Use Tax Bonds are required by the Oregon Department of Transportation Motor Carrier Transportation Division.  An Oregon Highway Use Tax Bond is a type of surety bond that promises you will pay your highway taxes. If you operate a commercial vehicle with a gross weight of over ...

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How to Get a Surety Bond in Illinois

By Duke Revard on Jun 26, 2017 11:31:00 AM

    A surety bond is a contract that promises you will follow through on your duties. You might need a surety bond to get licensed depending on your profession. If you follow through on your duties and perform your work ethically and honestly, nothing will happen with your bond. But, if people feel ...

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California Tax Preparer Bond - Cost and Info

By Duke Revard on Jun 22, 2017 9:38:00 AM in

Surety Bonds

    Tax preparers in California are required to purchase a California Tax Preparer surety bond before they can be issued a license. This is a legal requirement by the California Tax Education Council, also known as the CTEC. Preparers must get their bond first and then register with the CTEC. ...

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So You Bought A Car With No Title? Here's What To Do Next

By Duke Revard on Jun 21, 2017 2:30:00 PM in

Lost Title Bonds

  So you bought a car with no title and now you want to get a title in your name. Maybe you've been the victim of title jumping. What do you do? If you can't get ahold of the seller, you might think you have no options left.  You aren't stuck yet. You might be able to get a bonded title. ...

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What Does Licensed And Bonded Mean?

By Duke Revard on Jun 16, 2017 1:07:00 PM in

Surety Bonds 101

Have you ever seen a van drive by with the tagline “licensed and bonded?” Have you ever wondered what that meant? Licensed is clear enough, but “bonded?” The truth is, most of the general public has no idea what it means for a business to be “bonded.”  One of the most popular businesses that might ...

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How to Get a Surety Bond In Las Vegas

By Duke Revard on Jun 15, 2017 11:15:00 AM

If you're working on large scale projects or in certain bondable industries in Las Vegas, Nevada, you may find that your customers need you to provide an assurance that your company is financially responsible. You can show that you have a strong record of following through on projects by acquiring ...

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