What You Need to Know About Fund Control and Surety Bonds – Part 1

We have all seen this scenario...a new or growing contractor with good character and strong technical abilities can't get a performance and payment bond because of their current financial picture, the bond size, or both. It's the old story - you can't get a loan unless you don't need the money! What is fund control? One tool used to help new or growing contractors get those jobs that were previously out of reach is the use of fund control in conjunction with a project. "Fund Control" means … [Read more...]

Big Climb MPLS

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Big Climb MPLS was held on April 5, 2014, at Capella Tower in Minneapolis. Goldleaf's Fund Control Administrator Jan Sachariason and her family participated in this year's event. Jan, her husband Rob, who is in remission from Hairy Cell Leukemia, and their son Jack volunteered their time while their oldest son Tyler participated in the climb. The climb consists of a either a leisurely climb or a challenging race up 48 floors or 95 floors of the Capella … [Read more...]