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January 2019

What's The Difference Between A Mobile Notary And A Notary Signing Agent?

By David Thun on January 17, 2019 - Mobile Notaries and Notary Signing Agents may seem alike at first glance, but the services they provide are different. This chart compares and contrasts both roles.

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How Notaries Can Resolve A Signer's Name Discrepancies

By NNA Staff on January 15, 2019 - “What do I do if the signer’s name on the document doesn’t match the name on the ID?” is one of the most common questions Notaries ask. Here are suggestions to help you.

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Notary Quiz: How Much Do You Know About REAL IDs?

By Keesing Technologies on January 15, 2019 - How familiar are you with REAL ID-compliant driver's licenses and IDs? Test your knowledge with this quiz from the publishers of the 2019 Keesing Documentchecker Guide.

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What Are My State's Rules For Disposing Of An Old Notary Seal?

By NNA Staff on January 11, 2019 - An Illinois Notary asks about state laws regarding disposing of an old seal. The NNA Hotline Team answers your questions.

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California Notaries Will See Driver’s Licenses Listing A New Gender Choice In 2019

By David Thun on January 10, 2019 - Starting this year, California Notaries can expect to see driver's licenses and ID cards listing "Nonbinary" as a new gender choice. These new licenses and IDs may still be accepted as proof of identity.

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Grand Jury Report: Faulty Notarizations Facilitated Deed Fraud Epidemic

By Michael Lewis on January 09, 2019 - Following an epidemic of real estate crimes involving forged documents, a New York grand jury has called for sweeping reforms to the state's Notary laws.

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How I Landed My First Assignments As A Notary Signing Agent

By James Gilden on January 09, 2019 - New Signing Agent James Gilden shares the steps he took to find his first loan signing assignments.

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How Should Signing Agents Record Fees In Their Notary Journals?

By NNA Staff on January 07, 2019 - A Notary Signing Agent asks the best way to record fees for loan assignments in the journal. The NNA Hotline Team has the answer.

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8 Web And Internet Marketing Don’ts For Notaries

By Sonita Leak on January 02, 2019 - Notary businesswoman Sonita Leak shares 8 things you should avoid when marketing your business online.

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Avoiding Conflicts Of Interest In The Workplace

By David Thun on January 02, 2019 - Most Notaries learn early on that notarizing their own signature is a conflict of interest. But what about notarizing on the job?

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