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Assessing Insurance Needs For Your Notary Business

By David Thun on March 12, 2014 - Whether you are an experienced entrepreneur or starting a new Notary business, it’s wise to review your insurance coverage to make sure all your liability bases are covered.

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Commentary: The SPW And How We Got Here

By Howard Blum on March 12, 2014 - The new requirements of background checks, training, certification and oversight coming from the Signing Professionals Workgroup (SPW) seem to have taken many by surprise, but they actually have been in the works ever since 1999.

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Hotline Tip: Can I Notarize In Advance?

By Kelle Clarke on March 12, 2014 - In order to save time, is it okay to notarize a loan document before meeting directly with the buyer or seller?

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WWYD Answer: The Case Of The Crowded Journal

By David Thun on March 12, 2014 - Last week, we posed a scenario, The Case Of The Crowded Journal, about a California Notary who ran out of room to record entries in the middle of a notarization. The question was: Do you use your spouse’s journal, stop the notarizations or try to find another solution?

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A History Of Consumer Protection (Infographic)

By Moses Keshishian on March 05, 2014 - Notaries Public play a key role in protecting signers from document and identify fraud; we are the fabric of consumer protection in America. In recognition of National Consumer Protection Week (March 2 - 8), Lexington Law created this infographic highlighting the history of consumer rights and improvements.

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eSignatures, eNotarization, Webcam Notarization And iClose: What's The Difference?

By Michael Lewis on March 05, 2014 - Understand the difference between eSignatures, eNotarizations, webcam notarizations, and iClose with explanations from the National Notary Association.

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Hotline Tip: Dealing With An Out-Of-State Venue

By Kelle Clarke on March 05, 2014 - I have been asked to notarize a Deed of Trust for a property in Virginia. As the acknowledgment is prefilled with the state of Virginia and the county therein, can I notarize this document as a Florida Notary?

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Men And Women Dig On Digs Differently (Infographic)

By Moses Keshishian on March 05, 2014 - Here’s a clever infographic about the little things – like floor plans, outdoor living spaces, and curb appeal - that influence the big decision to buy a home.

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Mortgage Banking Magazine: New Standards For Notaries

By NNA Staff on March 05, 2014 - Mortgage Banking magazine graciously accepted an article submission from NNA Managing Editor Michael Lewis. This is reprinted with permission from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), from the February 2014 issue of Mortgage Banking magazine. This is not for republication or third-party website posting.

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NNA 2014 Conference Schedule Now Available

By David Thun on March 05, 2014 - The NNA 2014 Conference schedule is now available online to help you plan your time at the premiere annual event for U.S. Notaries June 1-4 in Phoenix, Arizona.

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