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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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How One Notary Built A Second Business Out Of Her Day Job

By David Thun on June 18, 2014 - When Monica Haverkamp took a job as an executive assistant at American Airlines, she never expected that her Notary commission would earn her extra income. But thanks to some word of mouth and a few well-placed and cleverly designed flyers, her Notary business has grown exponentially.

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Family Business: A Look At Notaries Who Work With Their Dads

By David Thun on June 13, 2014 - In honor of Father's Day this month, we're sharing the story of two Notary dads who have created winning business teams with their children. More

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