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What is a Surety Bond?

What is a Surety Bond?

Learn the surety basics with an easy-to-read overview of surety. You'll be an expert in no time!

8 Ways to Lower Your Surety Bond Cost

8 Ways to Lower Your Surety Bond Cost

Tips from the experts at Surety Bonds Direct can help you lower the cost of your bond and build a stronger business.

15 Things to Know Before You Buy Surety Bonds

Learn everything there is to know about surety bonds before you go through the process...

How Much do Surety Bonds Cost?

Bond prices are generally set as a percentage of the bond amount but specific prices...

Why Every Construction Business Needs These 8 Essential Bonds and Insurance

Bonds and insurance are an essential part of getting your contractor business up and...

Recent Blogs

What Does a Surety Bond Protect Against?

What Does a Surety Bond Protect Against?

Surety bonds protect a business's customers and clients against all kinds of adverse circumstances

What's the Difference Between a BMC-84 and BMC-85 Freight Broker Bond?

What's the Difference Between a BMC-84 and BMC-85 Freight Broker Bond?

Quickly get your head around the differences between the FMCSA requirements to get your freight broker license.

How to Get a Motor Vehicle Dealer's License

Thinking about opening your own car dealership business? In this article, you'll learn...

How to Get a Car Dealer's License Without a Lot

You don’t actually need a car lot to get a dealer's license — but you do need a...

The Most Common Surety Bonds in Arizona

Arizona is a great place to do business, entrepreneurs will need to ensure they’ve...

FAQ

What is a fidelity bond?

A fidelity bond protects an employer from losses due to employee-dishonesty, or fraudulent acts, such as theft of monies or securities.

What is personal indemnity?

Indemnity is an agreement to provide financial reimbursement to another party in order to offset a loss or damage incurred. Surety companies require the indemnity of the owners of closely held businesses as part of the surety bond application. This ensures that the surety can access personal assets if required for reimbursement in the event of a loss.

Who prepares my surety bond form?

Surety Bonds Direct will prepare the required surety bond form on your behalf. The information required on the form will be pre-populated by our systems. In most cases, you will simply need to sign the bond form.

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