Don’t Let Bonds Scare You

Halloween brings to mind trick-or-treating, Jack-O’-Lanterns, goblins, ghosts, ghouls, witches, bats and black cats.  It has always been a holiday filled with mystery, magic and superstition.  The holiday originated through the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain.  The festival was to mark the end of the summer harvest and the beginning of the dark, cold winter to come – a season strongly associated with death.   The night of October 31st, the Celts believed that ghosts of the dead returned to … [Read more...]

Goldleaf Surety to Attend PIA Minnesota Education Day

Goldleaf Surety’s New Business Intake Manager Lori Olson will be attending the PIA Minnesota Education Day on Thursday, September 5th.  This year’s Education Day is being held at the Mystic Lake Center, Prior Lake, Minnesota. Please plan to visit our booth at the PIA Minnesota Education Day on Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  This trade show is always a wonderful opportunity for us to see familiar faces as well as to meet new agents from throughout Minnesota.   Let us show you how our … [Read more...]

Goldleaf Surety to Attend Wisconsin PIA Convention

Goldleaf Surety will be attending the 70th Annual Wisconsin PIA Convention and Trade Show.  This year's convention is being held at the Chula Vista Resort in the Wisconsin Dells on August 7th and 8th. Please plan to visit our booth (booth #22) at the Convention Trade Show on Thursday, August 8th from 12:30 to 3:00 pm and visit with Regional Sales Manager Kevin L. Kohlbeck and New Business Intake Manager Lori Olson.  This trade show is always a wonderful opportunity for us to see familiar … [Read more...]

Celebrate Smile Power Day

June 15th is the day we observe National Smile Power Day.  This is a day for everyone to share the power of the smile. Growing up, one of my mom’s favorite sayings was that it takes more muscles to frown than it does to smile.  And I know it was one I used on my own children now and again.  But somehow over the years we tend to forget this.  Babies smile about 400 times a day, while the average adult only smiles 20 times.  And, we are the only creatures on the planet that can smile.  … [Read more...]

Goldleaf Surety to Attend IIAW InsureCon 2019

Goldleaf Surety's Regional Sales Manager Kevin L. Kohlbeck and New Business Intake Manager Lori Olson will be attending the IIAW InsureCon 2019 annual convention and trade show.  This year's convention is being held at the Madison Marriott West in Middleton, Wisconsin. Please plan to visit our booth, booth #3, at the Convention Showcase and Networking event on Thursday, May 16th, from 2:15 pm to 4:45 pm.  We are excited to have this opportunity to see familiar faces as well as to meet many … [Read more...]

Goldleaf Surety to Attend NDPIA Convention

Goldleaf Surety's President Jack Anderson and Vice President Rita Jorgenson will be attending the 2019 Annual NDPIA Convention.  This year’s convention will be held from Sunday, May 5th through Tuesday, May 7th at the Ramkota Hotel in Bismarck, North Dakota. Goldleaf Surety will have a booth at this year's trade fair which will be open on Sunday, May 5th from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm and again on Monday, May 6th from 11:00 am to 3:30 pm.  We are excited to have this opportunity to see familiar … [Read more...]

Goldleaf Surety to Attend MIIAB Expo 2019

Goldleaf Surety's New Business Intake Manager Lori Olson will be attending the Minnesota IIAB Expo 2019 on Tuesday, April 30th.  This year’s MIIAB Expo 2019 is being held at the Mystic Lake Center, Prior Lake, Minnesota.   Please plan to visit our booth (booth #33) at the Exhibit Hall located in the Minnetonka Ballroom on Tuesday from 1:00 to 4:30 p.m. Stop by to discuss how our experienced staff can assist you and your agency with all of your bonding needs from performance bonds to almost … [Read more...]

Goldleaf Surety to Attend Wisconsin PIA Trade Show

Goldleaf Surety's New Business Intake Manager Lori Olson and  Regional Sales Manager Kevin Kohlbeck will be attending  the Professional Insurance Agents of Wisconsin 69th Annual Convention  and Trade Show.  This year's convention is being held at the La Crosse Center in La Crosse, Wisconsin August 1-3 . We would like to invite you to visit our booth (Booth #63) at the Trade Show on Thursday, August 2nd from 12:30 to 3:00 pm.  Stop by to discuss how our experienced staff can assist you and … [Read more...]

Minnesota – Land of 10,000 Lakes

There is a Minnesota tourism commercial that says, “Land of 10,000 Lakes is really Minnesota-nice for 11,842 lakes.”  And this number only includes lakes over 10 acres.  If we were to include lakes and basins under 10 acres, the number would be even greater. There are so many lakes in Minnesota that many of them are not even named.  And many have the same name.  For example, there are 115 Long Lakes in Minnesota. Now, while this information is interesting and may even be useful if you are … [Read more...]

Goldleaf Surety Services Celebrating 20 Years

On April 1, 1998,  Goldleaf Financial, Ltd. began operations in Montevideo, Minnesota.  And while the company has undergone many changes throughout the past 20 years, one thing has remained consistent - our reputation as the most comprehensive surety services company in the US. When other surety bond specialists or companies are restricted by size, specialty divisions, or other constraints that limit the entire bonding process, Goldleaf has continually brought it all together under one roof.  … [Read more...]