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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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Safer holiday travel in 6 easy-to-do steps

 December 16, 2019     UFG Insurance    Auto   Personal  Read Time: 5 min
A distracted-driving related crash doesn’t have a place at any holiday table. Change your driving habits for the better with these 6 easy-to-do steps to stay focused on the holiday road.
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Four basics about homeowner insurance

 December 12, 2019     UFG Insurance    Personal  Read Time: 5 min
You know it’s important to protect your home with the right insurance coverage, but where do you begin? Here are four basics to help you understand homeowner insurance.
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New cybersecurity requirements for government contractors in 2020

 December 4, 2019     UFG Insurance    Surety 
Cybersecurity and threats are always evolving. Learn more about what’s changing for government contractors in 2020.
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3 mistakes to avoid when purchasing surety bonds

 November 26, 2019     UFG Insurance    Surety 
Whether you’re a first-time buyer or searching for a new surety, here are three mistakes to avoid when purchasing surety bonds.
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Why are my car insurance rates increasing?

 November 21, 2019     UFG Insurance    Auto   Personal  Read Time: 5 min
Why are my car insurance rates increasing? Advanced in-car technology, distracted driving and more are causing rates to increase across the board.
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6 tips for safe holiday cooking

 November 18, 2019     UFG Insurance    Personal  Read Time: 5 min
Whether you're baking small treats to surprise your friends or cooking a full meal for a big family dinner, it's important to remember these 6 tips for safe holiday cooking.
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How to conduct a year-end insurance review in 3 steps

 November 6, 2019     UFG Insurance    Business   Personal  Read Time: 4 min
Sometimes it literally pays to review your insurance coverage. Here are three steps to take when conducting a year-end insurance review.
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Errors and omissions insurance: What it is and why you may need it

 November 5, 2019     UFG Insurance    Business 
As a contractor or small business owner, errors and omissions insurance can help protect your bottom line in the long run.
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How to build a successful construction team: 3 positions you’re not thinking about

 October 24, 2019     UFG Insurance    Surety 
Here are three key business partners you are not thinking about when it comes to building a successful construction team.
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What is a surety bond?

 October 22, 2019     UFG Insurance    Surety 
As a contractor or business owner, you may have heard that you need a surety bond. We’re here to explain everything you need to know.
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Halloween safety tips: 4 ways to drive safe during trick-or-treating

 October 22, 2019     UFG Insurance    Auto   Personal  Read Time: 4 min
Halloween is one of the spookiest times of the year, especially for drivers. Here are four ways to help you drive safe during trick-or-treating.
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Fire Prevention Month: 5 Safety Tips

 October 16, 2019     UFG Insurance    Business 
Raise fire safety awareness with these five tips to implement into your workplace or your home
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