The world of surety seems to be doing just fine amidst the down economy. There are still a lot of construction jobs available and many bonds to be written; but could the healthy appearance of the surety industry be somewhat of an illusion?
Legislatures in Texas have enacted a new law directly affecting the surety bond industry. When one looks at the changes included in the bill, it’s hard to see what it actually accomplishes; it raises the question of whether the legislators writing laws affecting the world of surety have adequate knowledge of the industry.
The surety bond industry has been stubborn when it comes to any kind of change. For the most part, things have been done the same way for years while ignoring technological advances. As of recent, companies have begun to embrace the digital age and have been harnessing it to improve and evolve the industry.
There are countless clients calling us at JW Surety Bonds who are surprised and even frustrated when they find out how much a bond will cost them. Many of these customers have had bonds years ago claiming they only had to pay a fraction of what they are being asked to pay these days; what read more »
The surety underwriting procedure can often be viewed as being an agonizing ordeal for insurance agents as well as applicants needing to obtain bonds. Many times, the entire process can be very aggravating and stressful if an applicant is under a specific deadline or needs a bond very quickly. Here are some items that the read more »
What does it mean when a business becomes bonded? We discuss that and give some examples to help give you a clearer picture as to what business bonding really is.