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5 Simple Steps To Getting Your Washington Electrical Contractor License

By Rick Marsland on Nov 30, 2017 10:18:00 AM in

Contractor License Bonds, Electrician Bonds

  If you are interested in becoming an electrical contractor in the state of Washington you will first need to get licensed.  Washington contractor licenses are issued by the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries. You can reach their electrical licensing department at 360-902-5269. ...

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What Are Rate Refunding Bonds?

By Rick Marsland on Nov 30, 2017 9:50:00 AM in

Court Bonds

  What is a Rate Refunding Bond?   A Rate Refunding Bond is a type of surety bond used by utility companies that are planning on increasing their rates. Most of the time, utility companies need to get approval from the public in order to increase their rates. Sometimes, it is possible for a company ...

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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 Surety Bond With Bad Credit

By Rick Marsland on Oct 16, 2017 1:16:00 PM in

Surety Bonds 101

  Credit scores are roughly classified as follows: 750+ - excellent 700-749 - above average 675-699 - good 650-674 - fair 550-649 - subprime 549 or lower - poor If you have bad credit, don't worry. This doesn't mean you can't get a surety bond. Follow these steps below to get a bad credit surety ...

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Lost Title In Mississippi? How To Get A Bonded Title

By Jud Webre on Oct 16, 2017 11:32:00 AM in

Lost Title Bonds

  Do you have a car in Mississippi, but no title? Maybe you purchase a vehicle, but never received the title. Or maybe you had the title, but lost it before transfering it into your name.  You might be wondering what you can do. Well, you might be able to get a Mississippi Bonded Title. Short on ...

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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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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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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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