Notaries know they can perform notarizations within their jurisdiction, but occasionally they are presented with a document from another state that requires a notarization and are unsure if they
It’s embarrassing, but it happens even to the most careful of Notaries: the Notary completes and signs a notarial certificate on a document, but later learns that they added incorrect information
Notary Public Underwriters (NPU) is celebrating its 38th anniversary this year! It's hard to believe that it has been that long since the company was established.
In real life, there’s no such rule of “only one named signer per document.” Many documents require the signatures of multiple persons, and any number of those signatures may require
Happy Earth Day! This is a day to celebrate our planet and all that it provides for us. It is also a day to reflect on our impact on the environment and make a commitment to do better.
Notary Public Errors and Omissions Insurance (E&O) and Signing Agent Errors & Omissions Insurance are similar but distinct types of insurance coverage. Many notaries wonder if they're
From Day One of your new Notary commission, you could receive a request for service that even the most experienced Notary Public has not yet faced. Here are a couple of examples.
Often, when a signed document is destined for use in another country, signatures made on the document by certain officials must be “authenticated” so that the official acts tied to those
Tax season is the worst time for self-employed Notaries to try reconstructing up to a year's worth of business expenses, but a little work and organization can make annual reporting of business
Being a Notary Signing Agent can be a fulfilling and rewarding career, but it can also come with its own set of challenges. Here are some tips on how to avoid burnout as a Notary Signing
Did you know a Notary Public commission can help you earn money? All you need is a realistic assessment of your ability to put yourself and your services out there, a clear understanding of your
Great question! Yes, a Notary must occasionally stop a notarization because of an issue that would prevent notarizing in compliance with state law.
Many Notaries—even those who notarize primarily for work—earn extra money on the side by performing notarizations for the general public and charging the allowed statutory fee. Establishing
In honor of International Women’s Day, and her 35th anniversary of service, our guest writer sat down with Yolonda Cave, Project Manager at Notary Public Underwriters for an interview.
As employees, what do we all want? Respect, responsibility, the opportunity to grow, and interesting work. You’ll have all those, and more, when you become a Notary Public.
With the cost of living rising, many individuals are looking for ways to earn extra money. Having a good side job can help you diversify your income and give you practical experience that may
Obtaining your notary commission is a fantastic opportunity to earn extra income, or even launch your own business. Marketing, though, can be difficult when you're just starting out, as can
Many states in the U.S. require Notaries to create and keep a record of every notarial act they perform.
The Notary’s responsibility goes beyond creating a record of each notarial act in
The Notary seal on a document is the most powerful symbol of a Notary Public’s authority, but not all stamps/seals are created equal. We’ve put together a list of the top 3 things you should
That is a tricky question.
Technically, yes, a Notary may also serve as a witness to a document they’re notarizing. In fact, in some states, it is a common practice, especially on real
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