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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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What Are Surety Bond Continuation Certificates?

By Duke Revard on Mar 24, 2017 9:49:00 AM in

Surety Bonds 101

  What is a Continuation Certificate for Surety Bond?   The short answer is: a document that continues the life of the original surety bond.   Not sure what a surety bond is? Read our What Is A Surety Bond post....

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What Are Performance Bonds And When Do You Need Them?

By Duke Revard on Mar 22, 2017 9:17:00 AM in

Contractor License Bonds

  It's not a secret that consumers have been burned by unscrupulous contractors time after time. Whether it's because of contractors questionably subcontracting out projects, delaying the development and going over budget, or applying other deceitful practices, consumers have now become extra ...

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How Long Does An Insurance Bond Remain In Effect?

By Duke Revard on Mar 10, 2017 12:56:00 AM in

Insurance

  Insurance Bonds (more commonly called surety bonds) can either be continuous or renewable. In this short article, we will explain the difference between the two and answer the question "how long does a insurance bond remain in effect?"...

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How To Get Your Contractors License In Oregon

By Duke Revard on Mar 8, 2017 8:18:00 AM in

Contractor License Bonds

It doesn't matter if you work independently, with an organization or business, or in some other fashion. If you do any sort of work that involves contracting in a physical capacity and receive funds for the work that is completed, you'll need an Oregon Contractors License.   Short on time? Jump ...

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What Is A Fidelity Bond?

By Duke Revard on Mar 7, 2017 2:05:00 AM in

Fidelity Bonds

  When you hire new employees, you normally have an interview process. Sometimes you might even run a background check on potential candidates. But does this mean your business is protected from theft or fraud? No. Many companies decide to purchase a Fidelity Bond for added coverage for their ...

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4 Fast Facts About Reclamation Bonds

By Duke Revard on Mar 6, 2017 10:22:00 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 you reassure stakeholders that you will follow guidelines for site ...

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Do You Offer Surety Bond Payment Plans?

By Duke Revard on Feb 24, 2017 7:18:00 AM in

Cost of Surety Bonds

    Short on time? Get a    Surety bond costs can vary widely from bond to bond. Some bonds are as inexpensive as the 4-year Kentucky Notary Bond which you can get for $30. That is literally 2 cents a day spread over the lifetime of the surety bond.   The price for others can add up to a lot more ...

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Four Ways A Surety Bond Delivers Peace of Mind To Your Customers

By Duke Revard on Feb 23, 2017 5:23:00 AM in

Surety Bonds 101

  You like to have a feeling of certainty about your decisions. How do you know if it's worthwhile to get a surety bond? Surety bonds are all about that certainty -- a way to build trust between your company and your clients.     What is a Surety Bond?  A surety bond is a relationship between a ...

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How Does A Surety Bond Work?

By Duke Revard on Feb 17, 2017 2:38:00 PM in

Surety Bonds 101

  Short on time? Read our Surety Bond FAQ.   What is a Surety Bond? Surety bonds are similar to insurance policies, but there are a few key differences. For example, while an insurance policy is a two-party agreement (between the insured and the insurer), a surety bond is a three-party agreement.   ...

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How To Get Your Washington State Contractors License

By Duke Revard on Feb 15, 2017 4:34:00 AM in

Contractor License Bonds

  In an effort to protect consumers, Washington requires all contractors to have a Washington State Contractors License before they begin working in the state. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to obtain your Washington State Contractors License:       Short on time? Check out our Contractor’s ...

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