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November 2013

Happy Thanksgivukkah!

This year, the Hebrew and U.S. calendars overlap so that Thanksgiving and Hanukkah fall on the same day; a rare occurrence that will not happen again for another 79,043 years. To celebrate this once-in-a-lifetime holiday, StudentExperts created this infographic.

Hotline Tip: Acknowledgment Certificates From Other States

A borrower from Pennsylvania came to New York to notarize documents related to a property located in Pennsylvania. The title company told me New York acknowledgment wording is unacceptable and won't be recorded. What should I do?

NNA Speaks With Notaries About New Standards For Mortgage Signings

Chris Sturdivant, Director of Business Development for the National Notary Association, spoke with Notaries in Maryland about the new standards for mortgage signings, the creation of the Signing Professionals Workgroup, the future Certified Signing Specialist designation, and answered several questions from the audience.

Notary Of The Year Nominations Due December 31

The deadline to submit your nomination for the 2014 Notary of the Year is approaching. If you know a deserving Notary, be sure to nominate them for consideration by December 31.

Hotline Tip: How To Check A Company's Reputation

A company keeps sending me notarization appointment emails but I’m wondering if it's a real company. If I supply the information I have, can you please check to see if it's a reputable company?