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The difference between bid bonds and payment bonds

 October 19, 2021     UFG Insurance    Surety  Read Time: 5 min
From whom they protect, to bond claims and general cost, there’s a difference between bid bonds and payment bonds. Here’s what you need to know.
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FAQs: Workers comp insurance for small businesses

 July 20, 2021     UFG Insurance    Business  Read Time: 5 min
If you have employees, you need workers comp insurance. Here are answers to some frequently asked questions about this important business insurance line.
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Technology for contractors: 4 ways to boost safety

 July 14, 2021     UFG Insurance    Business  Read Time: 4 min
Technology may be overwhelming, but it can also be your friend. Let’s look at technology for contractors and four ways it can help boost safety in your operation.
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The right documents can save the day when hiring subcontractors

 July 9, 2021     UFG Insurance    Business  Read Time: 5 min
Make sure you have proof of insurance and the right legal documents in place before you hire that subcontractor – this will help protect your business, and may help you save on insurance premium, too.
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Agent Update: How to talk to millennials as an insurance agent

How to talk to millennials as an insurance agent

 June 29, 2021     UFG Insurance    Business  Read Time: 2 min
Millennials aren’t taking over the world yet, but they’re well on their way! Today’s UFG Agent Update tip discusses how to talk to millennials as an insurance agent.
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Don’t get caught on a limb : 3 things to know about tree coverage for businesses

 June 11, 2021     UFG Insurance    Business 
Don't let a fallen tree disrupt your business for long. Take a look at these three essential tips to know about tree insurance coverage for your business.
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What's included in golf course property insurance?

 June 9, 2021     UFG Insurance    Business  Read Time: 3 min
Golf courses face unique risk factors that a lot of other businesses don’t have to deal with. We’re here to breakdown what’s included in golf course property insurance.
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All about lessor's risk only (LRO) insurance

 June 8, 2021     UFG Insurance    Business  Read Time: 4 min
Lessor's risk only (LRO) insurance is a unique form of coverage designed to protect commercial property owners from property damage and injury lawsuits by tenants.
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How to verify a surety bond with UFG Surety’s Dennis Richmann

 June 3, 2021     UFG Insurance    Surety  Read Time: 4 min
Fraudulent surety bonds continue to be an issue for the construction and lending industries. Here are a few tips on how to verify a surety bond.
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What does builder’s risk insurance cover?

 May 25, 2021     UFG Insurance    Business  Read Time: 4 min
Many in construction say builder’s risk insurance is essential for commercial and residential projects, but what does builder’s risk insurance cover anyway?
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5 best tips for growing your brewery business

 May 3, 2021     UFG Insurance    Business  Read Time: 6 min
It takes more than good beer to build a successful brewery. Here are five tips for growing and protecting your business.
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What is inland marine coverage?

 April 22, 2021     UFG Insurance    Business  Read Time: 4 min
What is inland marine coverage? It’s used to cover specialized property that isn’t covered by standard policies. We discuss three popular use cases and more.
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UFG Surety: Providing the surety knowledge you need

 April 16, 2021     UFG Insurance    Surety  Read Time: 3 min
When it comes to surety bonding for your project or business, you need a partner that you can trust with experience, knowledge and financial strength. Look no further than UFG Surety.
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