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What is the Main Factor That Determines My Bond Rates?

Brent Headley, Surety Account Executive at Anderson & Catania Surety Services LLC, discusses what impacts surety rates, including the primary factor that determines your bond rates.

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Authored by: acsurety | Posted: 11/17/2020

How is Anderson & Catania Surety Services Differentiated from Other Surety Brokers/Insurance Agents?

Richard G. Anderson, CEO of Anderson & Catania Surety Services LLC, explains how the firm distinguishes itself from other bond service companies while helping its national and international clients.

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Categories: Contract Bonds | Authored by: acsurety | Posted: 10/07/2020

How Do I Use My Banking Relationship to Grow My Bonding Capacity?

Brent Headley of Anderson & Catania Surety Services explains how relationships with building contractors are built on trust and how a good banking relationship can help establish that trust.

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Categories: Contract Bonds | Authored by: acsurety | Posted: 09/09/2020

Growth Strategy Trends Within the Construction Industry

Senior Surety Bond Broker & Advisor at Anderson and Cantania Surety Services, Chris Smith, discusses growth strategy trends within the construction industry with Johanna Quintero on Episode 6 of Smartvine Podcast.

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Categories: Contract Bonds | Authored by: acsurety | Posted: 09/03/2020

How Important is it to Work with a CPA Who is Well Versed in Surety?

Your financial statements are only as accurate as the accountant who prepares them. It’s important to work with a CPA who is construction-savvy and knowledgeable about construction accounting.

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Categories: Contract Bonds | Authored by: acsurety | Posted: 08/13/2020

How Do Surety Companies Evaluate a Contractor’s Working Capital?

Brent Headley of Anderson & Catania considers working capital to be one of the most important financial considerations in determining a contractor’s bonding program.

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Categories: Contract Bonds | Authored by: acsurety | Posted: 07/30/2020

What Should Contractors Do to Make Sure a Meeting with a Surety Company Produces the Best Results?

An underwriter wants to see your whole organization. The CPA presentation is important, but the underwriter truly wants to get to know your passion for the construction industry, talk about your experience, get to know your personnel and their experience, what job sizes you can handle, discuss positive references on completed contracts, and understand the quality of your credit relationships with your suppliers and other creditors. This type of information is all part of an underwriter feeling comfortable giving you surety support.

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Categories: Contract Bonds | Authored by: acsurety | Posted: 07/08/2020