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Living Trusts And Mentors: How One Notary Found A New Way To Make Money

By Kelle Clarke on May 07, 2014 - When Fresno signing agent and business owner Shelly Kitchen saw her loan signing assignments go from 25 to 35 a week to about 10 a month, she wasn’t surprised — it’s a reality of the cyclical mortgage industry, after all. Still, she knew she had to find ways to diversify her Notary business in order to keep afloat.

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Hotline Tip: Should I Use My Old Journal Or My New Journal?

By Kelle Clarke on April 30, 2014 - I currently own two Notary journals: the one I purchased when I reinstated my commission last year, and another that I had been using back in 2009. Should I continue using my new journal as I have been, or go back to my original journal?

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Motorcycle Notary Finds The Perfect Balance Of Business And Fun On The Road

By David Thun on April 30, 2014 - Jenn Shelton is a Notary who loves the open road. Whether riding for business or fun across California on a touring bike, motorcycling is an important part of her life — and one that’s helped her network with signers looking for Notary services.

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CFPB Launching Pilot eClosing Program

By Michael Lewis on April 29, 2014 - The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau last week announced that it was launching a pilot eClosing program for the mortgage industry.

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Introducing The 2014 Notary Of The Year Honorees

By David Thun on April 29, 2014 - The 2014 Notary of the Year Honorees epitomize the best traditions and highest level of professionalism of the Notary Public office.

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Signing Services, Title Companies Recruiting Notary Signing Agents At NNA 2014

By David Thun on April 29, 2014 - If you’ve been looking for a way to expand your Notary signing agent business, NNA 2014 is a one-stop networking opportunity. More than a dozen signing services and title companies will be on hand to meet and recruit Notaries for loan document assignments June 1-4 in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Free Vet Training At NNA 2014 Gets Even Better With Valued Veterans Partnership

By Kat Garcia on April 23, 2014 - In addition to offering complimentary Notary training to military veterans at NNA 2014, the National Notary Association has partnered with Valued Veterans — an organization that connects veterans with Notary opportunities — to provide additional resources and job opportunities for the vets attending the event.

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Hotline Tip: Am I Ready To Get Started?

By Kelle Clarke on April 23, 2014 - I will be working as an independent contractor dealing primarily with real estate transactions. Is there anything else I need to do before I can start accepting assignments?

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Mortgage Lending Continues Slump Through First Quarter Of 2014

By Michael Lewis on April 23, 2014 - The mortgage lending industry is continuing to struggle in a slump as total originations dropped to the lowest level in 17 years in the first quarter of 2014.

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Who May Ask To See A Notary Signing Agent's Journal Entries?

By David Thun on April 23, 2014 - Notary signing agents have a duty to protect the privacy of their customers — especially when someone asks to see the Notary’s journal entries.

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