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Notary Trend: CFPB Backs eClosings For Mortgages

By Michael Lewis on August 13, 2015 - The CFPB is now endorsing the use of electronic mortgage closings. Learn how this new technology can improve the borrower experience.

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The Most Common Types Of Notarizations

By Kelle Clarke on August 13, 2015 - There are a number of notarial acts, but the signer does not always know which type they need. Understand the different types of common notarizations.

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May I Report A Notary For Notarizing A Signature I Refused?

By NNA Staff on August 12, 2015 - I refused to notarize because a signer's ID did not match the document. A bank's Notary was willing to notarize the document. Should I report this?

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Avoid Common Notary Certificate Mistakes

By Kelle Clarke on August 05, 2015 - The smallest mistake on a notarial certificate can lead to major problems, such as rejection of the documents. Learn how to avoid common certificate errors.

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New SigningAgent.com Diversity Profile Feature Provides A Competitive Edge

By David Thun on August 05, 2015 - Diversity can lead to more business for Notaries. Those with diverse business certifications should update their NSA profiles to reflect such designations.

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Scams That Prey On Notaries

By Daniel Lewis on August 05, 2015 - It’s a Notary’s job to help protect people from fraud. But Notaries must also protect themselves from scams. Learn how to avoid common fraud schemes.

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What Would You Do: The Case Of The Anonymous Egg Donor

By Kelle Clarke on August 05, 2015 - What would you do if someone asked you to notarize an egg donor contract containing only the donor’s first name to maintain anonymity?

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Who Decides What Notarial Act Is Needed?

By NNA Staff on August 05, 2015 - Is it correct that a Notary cannot decide what type of notarial act a document requires?

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A Notary’s Role In Preventing Elder Financial Exploitation

By Lori Hamm on July 30, 2015 - There are a number of things that Notaries can do to become a force in preventing elder financial exploitation and abuse.

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Notary Basics: Understanding Apostilles

By Kelle Clarke on July 30, 2015 - Notaries are often asked to notarize documents that will be sent to another country. This authentication takes the form of an apostille or other certificate attached to the document by a government official.

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