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Avoiding Mistakes On Election-Related Notarizations

By David Thun on November 19, 2015 - While every notarization is important, that’s especially true for election-related documents. A single mistake can cost a candidate a spot on the ballot.

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MBA Report: Protecting Consumer Information Never More Important

By Michael Lewis on November 19, 2015 - The need for Notaries to protect sensitive financial information is greater than ever, according to a recent report from the Mortgage Bankers Association.

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My Boss Is Pressuring Me To Notarize Without The Signer Present!

By NNA Staff on November 19, 2015 - My boss asked me to notarize a signature for the president of my association without him being present. I refused and I might lose my job. What can I do?

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What Makes An Outstanding Notary Of The Year? A Look Back At 2015’s Honorees

By David Thun on November 19, 2015 - How does the NNA select the Notary of the Year and Special Honorees? Here’s some criteria our Selection Committee used to choose the 2015 Honorees.

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How Do I Identify Homeless Signers Without ID?

By NNA Staff on November 12, 2015 - Performing a notarization for a homeless signer without ID may require the use of a credible identifying witness.

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How Notaries Can Use ‘Personal Knowledge’ To Identify Signers

By Kelle Clarke on November 12, 2015 - Notaries can rely on their “personal knowledge” of a signer when verifying his identity. Learn how well you must know the signer to rely on this method.

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Long-Term Outlook For Notary Signing Agents Strong

By Michael Lewis on November 12, 2015 - The housing market will experience strong growth in the next decade, according to a research report from the MBA. Find out what this means for NSAs.

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Notaries Post Mixed Results In Face-Matching Research Survey

By Michael Lewis on November 12, 2015 - Members of the Notary community who took part in a recent face-matching research survey correctly identified imposters about 72% of the time.

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Texas Notary Seal FAQs: What You Need To Know

By Michael Lewis on November 12, 2015 - Updated 2-10-16: On January 1, 2016, a new law went into effect in Texas, changing the seal requirements for the state’s Notaries. Learn how to avoid potential liability issues.

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Texas Bar Advises Notaries To Replace Seals Now To Avoid Legal Challenges

By Kat Garcia on November 05, 2015 - Following the introduction of a new state law, Texas Notaries are encouraged to replace their seals with ones that include their Notary ID numbers.

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