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2015 Mortgage Industry Changes Impact Notaries in August

By David Thun on June 03, 2015 - Notary signing agents will experience changes to the loan signing process in August 2015 with the introduction of a new Closing Disclosure form.

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Can Someone Swear An Oath On Another Person’s Behalf?

By NNA Staff on June 03, 2015 - In most states, one person cannot swear an oath on behalf of another person. However, Illinois is an exception. Learn more from the NNA Hotline.

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Fannie Mae Predicts Growth In Mortgages, Refinancings, During Second Half Of 2015

By David Thun on June 03, 2015 - The housing industry is predicted to see modest improvement this year—a development that would bring in new assignments for Notary signing agents.

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NNA 2015 Highlights: LaQuita Gaskins Named Notary Of The Year

By Michael Lewis on June 03, 2015 - Congratulations to LaQuita Gaskins of Kentucky, who was named the National Notary Association’s 2015 Notary of the Year! Read about LaQuita in the NNA Notary Bulletin.

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Notary Basics: Determining A Signer’s Willingness

By Kelle Clarke on June 03, 2015 - One of the Notary’s primary responsibilities is to determine a person’s willingness to sign. Learn how to make the proper judgment with these tips.

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How To Prepare For – And Pass – The NY Notary Exam

By NNA Staff on May 27, 2015 - The New York Notary Public License Exam is one of the most rigorous Notary tests in the US. Find out how to prepare for and pass the NY Notary exam!

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Quiz: Test Your Notary Safety Knowledge

By David Thun on May 27, 2015 - Test your knowledge of Notary safety practices by taking a short quiz from the National Notary Association.

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Your Favorite, Funny Notary Animal Stories

By NNA Staff on May 27, 2015 - As a Notary, you never know what you might encounter at a signing. Members of our Notary community were surprised to find birds and pigs at their assignments!

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Your Guide To Notary Oaths And Affirmations

By Kelle Clarke on May 27, 2015 - Administering an oath or affirmation is an important role of a Notary. Understand when and how to perform both types of declarations using the NNA’s guide.

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Can I Certify That A Person Is Alive?

By NNA Staff on May 26, 2015 - California Notaries may not certify that a signer is alive. But if a signer is making the statement that she is alive, you may notarize her signature.

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