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January 2014

Fine-Tuning Your Facebook Profile For Personal Or Business Use

By Moses Keshishian on January 29, 2014 - It’s important for Notaries to keep their personal profiles and business profiles separate on Facebook. Maximize your business growth with these tips.

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Hotline Tip: Fees For Notarizing Simple Documents

By Kelle Clarke on January 29, 2014 - What is the maximum amount I can charge for notarizing a simple document, such as a signature on a letter?

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Public Opportunity To Inform CFPB About Mortgage Closing 'Pain Points' Ends Feb. 7

By Michael Lewis on January 29, 2014 - The CFPB is seeking comments in an ongoing effort to protect consumers by identifying and remedying borrower’s key “pain points” during mortgage closings through market innovations and technology.

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The Certified Signing Specialist Code Of Conduct-Guiding Principle 1

By Bill Anderson on January 29, 2014 - A look into the SPW Certified Signing Specialist Code of Conduct

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By Bill Anderson on January 27, 2014 - Any Signing Agent who carries a non-NNA E&O policy can now officially list their coverage on

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Alternate Income Opportunity: Mobile Exam Proctors

By David Thun on January 22, 2014 - Proctoring exams for online students is a growing field with potential work for Notaries seeking to supplement their primary careers and make extra money. Learn how this can help build your Notary business.

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Correcting Certificate Mistakes No Longer Allowed In California

By Michael Lewis on January 22, 2014 - The California Secretary of State’s office issued a statement this month informing Notaries that they are not allowed to correct mistakes on a notarial certificate after a notarization is complete.

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Hotline Tip: Documents Without Notarial Wording

By Kelle Clarke on January 22, 2014 - I recently had a client insist that the agency that issued the document wants my seal on the original document. I had no choice but to decline the notarization. Was there anything I could have done differently?

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Proper Fit For A Formal Business Suit (Infographic)

By Moses Keshishian on January 22, 2014 - The business world has changed over the years, allowing for a wide range of acceptable, workplace attire. But there are times — such as a job interview or new client meeting — where a suit is the order of the day.

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WWYD Answer: The Case Of Healthy Signing Agent Competition

By Kelle Clarke on January 22, 2014 - Last week, we posed a scenario, The Case of Healthy Signing Agent Competition, about an overbooked Notary who was asked by a loyal client for a referral for another reputable Notary.

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