SURETY SOLUTIONS BLOG

Don't know where to start? Start here: "What Is A Surety Bond?"  

 

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 ...

Read More

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 ...

Read More

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 ...

Read More

4 Reasons You Might Need A Surety Bond

By Crystal Ignatowski on May 9, 2017 11:20:00 AM in

Surety Bonds 101

  Most people never hear the term ‘surety bond’ until they are told they need one. Bonds, in a business context, are a guarantee for your customers that you will follow through with your obligations. You can learn more about how surety bonds work. A good rule of thumb is that if you are told you ...

Read More

Can I Get A Surety Bond If I Have No Credit?

By Crystal Ignatowski on May 8, 2017 10:48:00 AM in

Surety Bonds 101

  Having no credit means you do not have any credit history with one of the three nationwide credit reporting companies. Often, this means you haven’t taken any steps to establish your credit, such as opening a credit card account or taking out a bank loan. Those with no credit are often called ...

Read More

What Are The Best Surety Bond Companies?

By Duke Revard on May 2, 2017 1:43:00 PM in

Surety Bonds 101

When you're looking for a surety bond, you want to work with a reputable surety bond company to make sure that you get the service and assurance that you require.     What makes the best surety bond companies stand out? They're easy to access They have great rates They connect with diverse carriers ...

Read More

What Is A Corporate Surety Bond?

By Duke Revard on Apr 25, 2017 11:14:00 AM in

Surety Bonds 101

If your clients need reassurance that your business will follow through on its commitments, you might need a surety bond. A surety bond is an agreement that promises you will follow through with your commitments. If you fail to follow through on your commitments, the surety bond is there to protect ...

Read More

How To Get A Surety Bond - The Process Explained

By Duke Revard on Apr 24, 2017 10:27:00 AM in

Surety Bonds 101

You've just been told, “you need to get a surety bond.” And then you wonder, "how do I do that?" If this is you, then you are in the right place. Here are the six steps you need to take to get a surety bond: Short on time? Read our How To Get A Surety Bond FAQ....

Read More

How To Use A Bond Cost Calculator

By Duke Revard on Apr 18, 2017 12:52:00 PM in

Surety Bonds 101

  **Update: April 2017: We are transitioning from Surety OneClick to a new software solution, Agency Multiplied. We have transitioned our Bond Cost Calculator to Agency Multplied. For questions, please call our office at 866-722-9239**   Whether you're bidding on a construction project or you need ...

Read More

What Surety Bonds Do I Need?

By Rick Marsland on Apr 17, 2017 3:23:00 PM in

Surety Bonds 101, Infographics

  Click on each professional to learn more about what bonds he/she may need.  ...

Read More