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Training Is The Foundation For Advancing Your Career

By NNA Staff on February 23, 2011 - Whether you seek to expand your knowledge in your chosen vocation, or ensure you comply with Notary laws and best practices, training is essential to advancing your career. The Financial & Corporate Services Section spoke withCarolyn Barton, assistant vice president and Notary at Glacier Bank in Kalispell, Montana, about issues surrounding training.

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Undermining Overbearing Relatives

By David Thun on February 23, 2011 - What do you do if an elderly signer is being pressured to sign a document — like a power of attorney or an advance directive — by a child or other relative? These situations can be touchy, but there are key elements every healthcare Notary should assess before determining whether or not to proceed.

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Freddie Mac Forecast: Housing Market Will Improve In 2011

By NNA Staff on February 22, 2011 - Frank Nothaft, chief economist for Freddie Mac, recently released a optimistic forecast that envisions a gradual economic recovery this year, especially in the second half of 2011 when job creation picks up steam.

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Conference Features For Notary Signing Agents

By NNA Staff on February 02, 2011 - Notary Signing Agents face many uphill challenges in today’s home mortgage industry, and the NNA stands ready help them at Conference 2011 in Las Vegas.

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Hotline Tip: Don't Be A Copy Cat

By NNA Staff on February 02, 2011 - Some Notaries misguidedly keep copies of every document they notarize.

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Hotline Tip: How To Dipose Of An Obsolete Seal

By NNA Staff on February 02, 2011 - If your status as a Notary changes, it may be necessary to destroy your seal of office so it cannot be used for fraudulent purposes. Here’s what to do.

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Hotline Tip: What Is A Surety Bond?

By NNA Staff on February 02, 2011 - A surety bond is a financial guarantee that a person who loses money because of a Notary’s misconduct will be reimbursed up to the bond’s limit.

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January Poll Results: How You Handled A Questionable Request

By NNA Staff on February 02, 2011 - Our January poll regarding questionable Notary requests resulted in more than 2,000 responses from across the nation, and 57 percent said when faced with uncertainty they sought guidance from trusted resources, such as their state agency or the membership Notary Hotline.

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New Professional Sections Now Available Online

By NNA Staff on February 02, 2011 - The National Notary Association is pleased to announce that its all-new Professional Sections are now available online.

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NNA Whitepaper Highlights Why America's 'Impartial Witnesses' Are More Important Than Ever

By NNA Staff on February 02, 2011 - The National Notary Association has released a Whitepaper entitled, “Why Notarization Is More Relevant And Vital Than Ever.”

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