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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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Five Tips To Stay Safe When Working Construction This Summer

 July 9, 2020     UFG Insurance    Business  Read Time: 5 min
Sunny summer days are just around the corner, meaning it’s time to get ready for outdoor projects. Remember these five tips to stay safe while working outdoors during these warm months.
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Tips to protect your company from hackers and data-theft

 June 29, 2020     UFG Insurance    Business  Read Time: 5 min
Learn about all the tips and tricks to ensure security — including cybersecurity, identity theft and computer security — as an employee and as a business owner.
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Relationship building for contractors: Creating a positive client experience

 June 17, 2020     UFG Insurance    Business   Surety  Read Time: 3 min
A positive business relationship can have a tremendous impact on future customers. Here are some tips on relationship building for contractors and what they can do to create a positive client experience.
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What can small businesses learn from ADA regulations?

 June 11, 2020     UFG Insurance    Business  Read Time: 3 min
A lot! Make sure your business provides an inclusive experience for employees and customers.
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3 simple employee-tech trainings to ensure cybersecurity

 June 9, 2020     UFG Insurance    Business  Read Time: 3 min
Keeping your company protected from ransomware and phishing scams starts with employee education. Here are three simple things to include in cybersecurity training.
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10 business lessons contractors can learn from

 June 4, 2020     UFG Insurance    Surety 
A surety is an important partner for contractors when it comes to successfully growing their business. Here are 10 business lessons contractors can learn from to avoid destroying their bonding.
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The 4 most common types of contract bonds

 May 13, 2020     UFG Insurance    Surety 
Want to stand out from the competition? That’s where a contract surety bond and surety capacity come into play. Here are the four most common types of contract bonds.
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6 top identity theft warning signs

 May 1, 2020     UFG Insurance    Business   Personal  Read Time: 5 min
In order to help prevent people from stealing your identity, we must stay a step ahead. Here are six top identity theft warning signs you should be on the lookout for.
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4 Cybersecurity attacks to think about in 2020

 April 23, 2020     UFG Insurance    Business 
Some trends are worth following. Avoid identity theft and keep your personal information safe by staying in-the-know about these 4 trending cyberattacks.
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The basics of cybersecurity insurance coverage for businesses

 April 21, 2020     UFG Insurance    Business 
Do you know how to spot a phishing attempt? Is your business truly protected? Here we look at the basics of cybersecurity insurance coverage for businesses and how we can help.
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Three reasons to call 811 before you dig

 April 6, 2020     UFG Insurance    Personal  Read Time: 3 min
Even if your yard project seems like a shallow dig, there’s more going on underground than you might think. What’s a simple solution? Call 811.
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How much does a surety bond cost? Q&A with UFG Surety’s Kyanna Saylor, AFSB

 April 2, 2020     UFG Insurance    Surety 
We sat down with Ky to discuss the all-important question: How much does a surety bond cost?
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