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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 ...

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How To Become A Notary In Tennessee

By Megan Hinojosa on Apr 25, 2017 10:42:00 AM in

Notary Bonds

  A notary public is someone who acts as a witness to the identity of a person who needs to get an official document signed. Notary publics must be commissioned or licensed in their county of residence, but they have statewide jurisdiction so they can notarize within any county in their state.   ...

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How To Get A Motorcycle Dealer License In California

By Duke Revard on Apr 24, 2017 10:43:00 AM in

Auto Dealer Bonds

  If you are looking to start a motorcycle dealership in the state of California the first thing you need to do is get licensed and bonded.   If you are looking to sell new, used or wholesale motor vehicles, check out our other post "How to get a California Dealer License."...

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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....

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Steps To Obtaining A California Contractor License

By Duke Revard on Apr 19, 2017 2:18:00 PM in

Contractor License Bonds

  The California State License Board (CSLB) licenses contractors in the state of California. You must get licensed if you construct, alter, or offer to construct or alter any of the following: • Building • Road • Highway • Railroad • Parking facility • Excavation • Other structure In California ...

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6 Ways To Lower Your Bond Cost And Save You Money

By Crystal Ignatowski on Apr 19, 2017 1:29:00 PM in

Cost of Surety Bonds

  You will pay anywhere from 1-15% of your toal surety bond cost. How can you get closer to the 1% rate? Choosing the right surety bond company is one of the best things you can do to lower your surety bond cost, but there are many things you can do on your own.   Short on time? Read about the ...

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Bonded Titles: Frequently Asked Questions

By Crystal Ignatowski on Apr 18, 2017 4:48:00 PM in

Lost Title Bonds, FAQ

  If you have a car with no title, you might be able to get a Bonded Title. Bonded Titles can be confusing, so we made this list of frequently asked questions. Don't see your question listed here? Leave us a comment in the comment section! Not sure if you need a Bonded Title? Check out this   ...

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How To Get A New Hampshire Car Dealer License - 6 Easy Steps

By Crystal Ignatowski on Apr 18, 2017 3:20:00 PM in

Auto Dealer Bonds

    Any individual can legally sell up to 5 vehicles a year in New Hampshire, as long as those vehicles are titled in your name and used primarily for personal, family, or household use. If you wish to flip vehicles for a profit in New Hampshire, you will need to get a New Hampshire Dealer ...

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The Surety Bond Claim Process For Car Dealers (And How To Avoid It)

By Crystal Ignatowski on Apr 18, 2017 2:27:00 PM in

Auto Dealer Bonds

  A Motor Vehicle Dealer Bond (also known as an Auto Dealer Bond or Car Dealer Bond) is a type of surety bond that protects your customers. If you fail to fulfill your obligations or follow rules and regulations, someone can make a claim against your bond. Don't have a Motor Vehicle Dealer Bond? ...

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What Is A Temporary Restraining Order Bond?

By Crystal Ignatowski on Apr 18, 2017 2:05:00 PM in

Court Bonds

  A temporary restraining order (also known as a TRO) is a short-term court order issued by a judge which forbids a person from engaging with someone else. A TRO is a type of court injunction. Watch a video about court injunctions. Temporary restraining orders are normally found in cases involving ...

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