Goldleaf Surety Has Markets for Decommissioning Bonds

In our November 30th blog, we looked at Software and Technology bonds and Goldleaf Surety's success with placing bonds for this class of business.  Another class of bond which falls under the large commercial bond umbrella is a decommissioning bond.  These bonds can be extremely difficult to obtain and many sureties simply do not entertain this type of risk.  However, Goldleaf Surety does have markets for a company with the financial strength to qualify. A recent success story: … [Read more...]

Software and Technology Bond Success Story

Large Commercial Surety Bonds generally include bonds needed in conjunction with service contracts such as transportation companies, janitorial companies, garbage collection companies, “non-sticks and bricks” construction contracts, as well as manufacturing and supply contracts and software and technology contracts. The underwriting considerations for this class of business are different from those for the contract bonds and have become more sophisticated and specialized over time. One … [Read more...]

Comparing Subcontractor Bonds to Subcontractor Default Insurance

Goldleaf Surety is often asked about the basic differences between subcontractor bonds and subcontractor default insurance (SDI).  As part of a contractor's risk management, it is important for your company to know and understand these basic differences.  To that end, we want to share with you the table below from Leaderboard Magazine. Issue Performance and Payment Bonds  Subcontractor Default Insurance Pre-qualification Process Conducted by the surety, a knowledgeable third party … [Read more...]

Goldleaf Surety to Attend IIAN Trade Fair

Goldleaf Surety's New Business Intake Manager Lori Olson will be attending  the Independent Insurance Agents of Nebraska's 110th Annual Convention and Trade Fair.  This year's convention is being held October 12-13 at the Embassy Suites in Lincoln. We would like to invite you to visit our booth at the Trade Show on Thursday, October 12th from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm.  Stop by to say hello and to  discuss how our experienced staff can assist you and your agency with all of your bonding needs from … [Read more...]

Goldleaf Surety to Attend IIAB of Iowa Trade Show

Goldleaf Surety's New Business Intake Manager Lori Olson a will be attending  the  Independent Insurance Agents of Iowa's 111th Annual Convention, Trade Show and Expo September 13 and 14.  This year's convention is being held at the Prairie Meadows Convention Center in Altoona, Iowa.. We would like to invite you to visit our booth (Booth #66) at the trade show on Wednesday, September 13th from 3:30 pm to 7:00 pm.  Stop by to discuss how our experienced staff can assist you and your agency … [Read more...]

Goldleaf Surety to Attend PIA Education Day & Trade Show

Goldleaf Surety's New Business Intake Manager Lori Olson will be attending the Minnesota PIA Education Day & Trade Show.  This year's event will be held Thursday, September 7th at the Double Tree Hilton in Bloomington. We would like to invite you to visit us at our booth.  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 every other type of surety and fidelity bond that may be required.  And to … [Read more...]

Goldleaf Surety Can Assist You With Your To Do List

It's hard to believe that we are already over half way through 2017.  Just this last weekend my husband and I were trying to figure out where the year has gone, and how it is we still have so many things on our 2017 To Do List that we have not even started. If one of the things on your To Do List is finding the right surety partner for your agency, let Goldleaf Surety cross that item off for you.  Whether you’re looking for a license and permit bond, commercial bond, bid or performance bond, … [Read more...]

Goldleaf Surety to Attend PIA of Wisconsin Trade Show

Goldleaf Surety's New Business Intake Manager Lori Olson and Regional Sales Manager Kevin L. Kohlbeck will be attending the Professional Insurance Agents of Wisconsin's 68th Annual Convention and Trade Show August 2nd through 4th.   This year's trade show will be held Thursday, August 3rd from 12:30 to 3:00 pm at the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Milwaukee. We would like to invite you to visit us at our booth (#3).  Stop by to discuss how our experienced staff can assist you and your … [Read more...]

A Reminder From Goldleaf Surety on “I Forgot Day”

July 2nd is I Forgot Day.  And if you are like me, you are notorious for forgetting things like birthdays, anniversaries, names, addresses, phone numbers, and appointments.  And, the older I get, the more I seem to forget! And while there are many things that we forget everyday, large and small, one thing you should not forget is to contact Goldleaf Surety for all your bond needs. With our tremendous capacity, huge range of solutions, and exemplary service, Goldleaf Surety Services should be … [Read more...]

Surety Bonds and the Summer Solstice

The June solstice marks the longest day of the year in the northern hemisphere and the start of summer with its early sunrises, late sunsets and long, warm days in between. And while we celebrate the longest day of the year for the many wonderful benefits it brings with it - Goldleaf Surety strives to make sure that the bond application process does not feel like the longest day of your year. In fact, on smaller bid, performance and payment bonds, Goldleaf Surety may be able to help your … [Read more...]