Face-to-Face Meetings with Contractors Are Key


“Your word is your bond.”

In no other line of work does this age-old phrase ring as true as in the surety business.

We often talk about “the three c’s of credit” — character, capital and capacity — character is arguably the most important in deciding whether to issue a surety bond. And there’s no better way to gauge a contractor’s character than to meet with that contractor in person.