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Superstorm Sandy Doesn't Slow Down Healthcare Employment

By NNA Staff on January 25, 2013 - Despite the massive damage Superstorm Sandy caused on the East Coast, it didn’t stop healthcare employment from increasing by 20,000 jobs nationwide in November 2012.

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Three Questions To Ask Before You Notarize A Foreign-Language Document

By NNA Staff on January 25, 2013 - While it’s possible to notarize a document written in a foreign language, it’s very important to take steps to ensure you aren’t being misled about the document’s content or the signer’s intentions before you proceed.

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Five Ways To Spot Robo-Signing In Your Workplace

By David Thun on January 24, 2013 - If you’re concerned “robo-signing” is going on in your workplace, read on to learn how to identify “robo-signing” practices.

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More Foreclosure Settlements Hit Wall Street Firms, Lenders

By Michael Lewis on January 24, 2013 - Federal regulators have reached settlements with two major Wall Street firms and a British lender requiring the companies to pay more than three-quarters of a billion dollars.

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Hotline Tip: What's A Notary's Best Protection Against A Lawsuit?

By NNA Staff on January 24, 2013 - I’m worried about what will happen if I make an error resulting in financial liability. Will my employer be responsible, or will I be made to pay for the mistake? How can I protect myself?

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Public Blames Industry, Government For Housing Crisis

By NNA Staff on January 24, 2013 - A recent survey by ID Analytics revealed that consumers place most of the responsibility for the 2008 economic disaster and subsequent slow recovery squarely on the mortgage industry.

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New Year's Survey Results: Helping Others Create Hope For A Great 2013

By David Thun on January 17, 2013 - Notaries across the country had memorable stories of helping signers that they shared in our recent New Year’s survey.

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Robo Tally: $34 Billion To Date

By Kelle Clarke on January 17, 2013 - To date, financial institutions have been hit with more than $34 billion in fines and settlement costs.

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Secretary Of State Highlights Notaries During Swearing-In Ceremony

By Michael Lewis on January 17, 2013 - One elected official used her swearing-in ceremony to highlight the important role Notaries play in modern society.

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Hotline Tip: Which Name Goes On The Signature Block?

By NNA Staff on January 17, 2013 - We have a client who will be signing a deed that will transfer her property from herself, as an unmarried woman, to herself and her new husband, using her new, married name. Her current ID contains her new name, which she will be using for the signing, and she does not have an ID containing her previous, maiden name. Should the signature block on the deed be prepared for her current name, and, if so, can I use “FKA” (formerly known as) to indicate her maiden name on the document as well?

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