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The Impact of COVID-19 on Construction

By Karen Barbour, founder and president of the Barbour Group, LLC. See article in American DBE Magazine, clicking here The first five months of 2020 showed an uptick in U.S. construction spending overall, according to recently published construction forecast reports by Deloitte, FMI, and the U.S. Census Bureau to name a few. But this was…
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Surety Bond Requirements and Financial Performance Webinar

Surety Bond Requirements and Financial Performance Recently, We hosted webinar On July 28, 2020, by Karen Barbour, the President of Barbour Group LLC, with Kirk W. McLaren, the CEO of Foresight CFO on Surety Bond Requirements and Financial Performance, see the complete recorded session here. We are very happy about the participation we had. If…
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Interactive webinar on Finance and bonding

Join us for an interactive webinar on finance and bonding and the trigger most important to gain you the bonding capacity and financial know-how you need to grow your company. Join me and Kirk W. McLaren, CEO, MBA, CPA, IFM as we discuss ways to satisfy the IRS and the surety, while retaining as much profit as possible for…
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Strategies to Increase Bonding Capacity

Strategies to Increase Bonding Capacity - Starting with the Submission Process What happens to a submission once a bonding agent has viewed the documents? What surety companies will they target for a bonding program? Is the agent knowledgeable in surety or only in commercial insurance? These are important questions to ask for contractors who want…
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