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A Traveler’s Guide To Historical Notary Sites In The U.S.

By David Thun on October 29, 2014 - Have you ever wanted to learn more about how Notaries helped influence history? In honor of Notary Public Day, here’s a traveler’s guide to some destinations you can visit featuring Notaries who played a part in shaping the history of the United States

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FAQ: Where Can Notaries Use Their Commissions?

By David Thun on October 22, 2014 - We’ve recently been asked by many Notaries if they are permitted to notarize documents in other states or overseas. Since many states' rules are different, we’ve prepared this guide to help answer your questions.

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The Notary Challenge: Matching Faces To ID Harder Than You Think

By Michael Lewis on September 25, 2014 - Properly identifying signers is one of the most important tasks Notaries carry out, but that task may be harder than you think.

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NotaryGadget CEO: ‘Test Drive’ Our Notary Software And Tell Us What You Think

By Kelle Clarke on September 10, 2014 - NotaryGadget creator Steve Bjorkman is offering a free trial of the software asking Notaries to rate the product and explain what you liked, what you didn’t, and what changes or improvements you would make.

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Many States Still Lack Education Requirements Despite Calls For More Notary Training

By David Thun on September 04, 2014 - Lack of Notary training or proper understanding of state Notary laws can result in mistakes that cause major difficulties for signers in any field.

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Notary Mistakes Get Incumbent Kicked Off The Ballot

By Michael Lewis on August 07, 2014 - All it took was a few mistakes by two Notaries to get an incumbent state legislator kicked off the ballot for the November election.

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High-Profile Notary Crimes Illustrate Need For Mandatory Annual Background Checks

By Kelle Clarke on July 31, 2014 - An Indiana signing agent who more than a year ago admitted to selling the social security numbers of borrowers still has her Notary commission and could conceivably take on new loan signing assignments.

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Husband And Wife: Notary Partners In Business And In Life

By Cindy Medrano on July 23, 2014 - Some people flee their coworkers once the day comes to an end, but these two can’t wait to spend time together outside of the office. Meet Curtis and Barbara Daniels, a husband and wife Notary team from Oceanside, California, who have been in business together for 11 years.

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Veterans Counselor Pursues Notary Commission To Better Serve His Community

By Kelle Clarke on July 02, 2014 - Most people who attended NNA 2014 Conference in Phoenix, Arizona, were looking for ways to advance their careers. But veteran Mike Tillotson came in the hopes of finding a new way to help homeless and needy veterans by taking advantage of the complimentary one-day Conference pass for veterans, sponsored by the National Notary Foundation.

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Forged Notary Seals Earn Criminal Longer Prison Sentence

By Michael Lewis on June 24, 2014 - Forging Notary seals is a serious crime that warrants an “enhanced” prison sentence, according to a federal appeals court ruling issued last week.

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