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A History Of Consumer Protection (Infographic)

By Moses Keshishian on March 05, 2014 - Notaries Public play a key role in protecting signers from document and identify fraud; we are the fabric of consumer protection in America. In recognition of National Consumer Protection Week (March 2 - 8), Lexington Law created this infographic highlighting the history of consumer rights and improvements.

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eSignatures, eNotarization, Webcam Notarization And iClose: What's The Difference?

By Michael Lewis on March 05, 2014 - There is a lot of confusion about electronic notarizations and webcam notarizations. Here are basic definitions of these terms to help clarify the differences between terms and processes.

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Hotline Tip: Dealing With An Out-Of-State Venue

By Kelle Clarke on March 05, 2014 - I have been asked to notarize a Deed of Trust for a property in Virginia. As the acknowledgment is prefilled with the state of Virginia and the county therein, can I notarize this document as a Florida Notary?

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Men And Women Dig On Digs Differently (Infographic)

By Moses Keshishian on March 05, 2014 - Here’s a clever infographic about the little things – like floor plans, outdoor living spaces, and curb appeal - that influence the big decision to buy a home.

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Mortgage Banking Magazine: New Standards For Notaries

By NNA Staff on March 05, 2014 - Mortgage Banking magazine graciously accepted an article submission from NNA Managing Editor Michael Lewis. This is reprinted with permission from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), from the February 2014 issue of Mortgage Banking magazine. This is not for republication or third-party website posting.

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NNA 2014 Conference Schedule Now Available

By David Thun on March 05, 2014 - The NNA 2014 Conference schedule is now available online to help you plan your time at the premiere annual event for U.S. Notaries June 1-4 in Phoenix, Arizona.

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SEO For Notary Signing Agents: Converting Web Traffic Into Cash

By Caitlin Dodds on March 05, 2014 - In the final installment, we explore techniques and tactics you can use to bring in qualified traffic that will actually convert to customers and dollars for your business.

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What Would You Do: The Case Of The Crowded Journal

By David Thun on March 05, 2014 - Imagine you are notarizing signatures on multiple documents for a customer. In the middle of the assignment, you realize you have filled your entire journal — but you still have several more notarizations to record only now there’s no room for any more entries.

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Five Tips For Putting Together A Notary Business Plan

By David Thun on February 26, 2014 - Whether you’re starting out as Notary Signing Agent or looking to expand, a good business plan will keep you focused on the essentials.

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Hotline Tip: Two Signatures On The Same Document

By Kelle Clarke on February 26, 2014 - If two signatures appear on one document to be notarized, do I have to create a separate jurat (or acknowledgment) for each one?

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