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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 Get A Surety Bond - The Process Explained

By Duke Revard on Dec 29, 2016 2:42:00 PM in

Surety Bonds 101

You've just been told, “you need to obtain 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.  ...

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California Tax Preparer Bond

By Duke Revard on Dec 21, 2016 8:48:00 PM in

Surety Bonds

  What is a California Tax Preparer Bond?   A California Tax Preparer Bond is a type of surety bond that is required before a tax preparer can be licensed. A California Tax Preparer Bond promises that as a registered tax preparer, you will not do anything that would hurt your clients.   When you ...

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How To Get An Oregon CCB License And Surety Bond

By Duke Revard on Dec 11, 2016 8:10:00 AM in

Contractor License Bonds

  In the state of Oregon, anyone who performs any construction activity involving improvements to real property must have an Oregon Construction Contractors Board (CCB) license and Oregon CCB surety bond. Here are the 9 steps you need to take to get your Oregon CCB license and Oregon CCB surety ...

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What Is A Notary Bond?

By Duke Revard on Dec 9, 2016 10:30:00 AM in

Notary Bonds

What is a Notary Bond?   In most states, notary publics are required by law to purchase and maintain a Notary Bond (Surety Bond). A notary public is a person licensed in his/her state who can legally approve and witness signatures on documents. A notary public can also administer oaths in ...

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4 Reasons You Might Need A Bonded Title

By Duke Revard on Oct 1, 2016 6:00:00 AM in

Lost Title Bonds

What is a Bonded Title? A bonded title (also known as a lost title bond) is a certificate verifying a person’s ownership of a motor vehicle. A bonded title serves as proof of ownership that allows the owner to proceed with transactions like: Buying insurance Registering the vehicle Selling the ...

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5 Types Of Court Bonds And What They Do

By Duke Revard on Sep 6, 2016 7:16:00 PM in

Court Bonds

  If you have ever been in court, then you know that private matters can often come under scrutiny. While under oath, you can't avoid the topic. Because lawmakers know this, court bonds are often required to ensure protection against possible loss as a result of court proceedings. There are ...

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

By Duke Revard on Jul 19, 2016 10:41:00 AM in

Lost Title Bonds

  So you have a car with no title. What do you do? You might be able to get a bonded title.    Step 1: Purchase Lost Title Bond Step 2: Take Lost Title Bond to DMV Step 3: DMV issues you a Bonded Title   Wondering how much a bonded title will cost?     Further instructions are below for how the ...

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What’s The Difference Between A Surety Bond & Insurance?

By Duke Revard on Jun 28, 2016 2:17:00 PM in

Surety Bonds 101

  Surety bonds are confusing. Don’t believe me? Ask the person next to you “What is a surety bond?” The truth is, most Americans know very little about surety bonds. Some hear “bonds” and confuse them with an investment vehicles as in “stocks & bonds.” Surety bonds are certainly not an investment. ...

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20 Brutally Honest Hashtags For Insurance Agents

By Duke Revard on May 27, 2016 11:24:17 AM in

Insurance

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How Much Does A Surety Bond Cost?

By Duke Revard on May 18, 2016 11:30:00 AM in

Cost of Surety Bonds

  Short on time? Read about the    Those who need a bond frequenly ask "How Much Does a Surety Bond Cost? The first thing to understand about surety bond cost is that certain bonds are more expensive than others simply because of the type of bond.   For example, the surety bond cost for a Lost ...

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