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Fed Rates and Housing Sales

Fed Surprises and Holds Interest Rates

The Federal Reserve defied expectations last week and left interest rates unchanged.  The decision boosted the value of the dollar in the international markets. Still, there is an impending raise in rates before the end of the year.  The majority of analysts still believe that the rate will be bumped by a quarter of a […]

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New Notary Rules Quietly Start in Arkansas

Sometimes a state does a great job of letting everyone know that new rules for notaries are forthcoming.  Sometimes, not as well. The state of Arkansas quietly had new rules for notaries go into effect yesterday.  It is part of act HB 4150 passed in Arkansas 91st Assembly.  The changes have deftly avoided the news […]

New Notary Laws Coming in Pennsylvania

Important Update for Pennsylvania Notaries

New notary education rules were passed in Pennsylvania, requiring all new and renewing notaries to complete a three hour course. The course must be completed within six months before filing an application, or filing a renewal, to be a notary in the state of Pennsylvania. The update here comes for current notaries. In the initial […]

Indiana to Update Notary Laws

Upcoming 2018 Changes to Indiana Notary Laws

You can add Indiana to the states lined up to update their notary laws soon, as Indiana has approved changes to take effect in 2018. The changes will bring Indiana closer to the rest of the nation in regards to notarial law. Of course, we’ll see tighter testing requirements for notaries, as we are seeing […]

New Notary Laws Coming in Pennsylvania

New Pennsylvania Notary Law to Start in October 2017

The Revised Uniform Law of Notarial Act will take effect on October 26, 2017 in Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania Department of State published its notice in the Pennsylvania Bulletin. This long awaited Notarial Act will replace previous laws enacted in 1941 and 1953. The law was actually passed in 2013, but compliance requirements for the state […]

North Carolina Secretary of State Elaine Marshall

Notary Concerns in North Carolina

The North Carolina Secretary of State faces impeachment charges after it was revealed that over 300 notaries in the state were non permanent residents. Representative Chris Millis, a Republican from Pender County, NC held a press conference where he levied charges against Elaine Marshall, the North Carolina Secretary of State.  His office poured over 1,700 […]

Will the fed raising rates affect mobile notaries?

Does the Fed Raising Rates Affect Mobile Notaries?

Last week the federal reserve announced for just the third time since the financial crisis, that they are raising rates to a range between .75 and 1 percent.  The fed announced in their decision that they are planning for slow economic growth, which stands in contrast to some in the market who think the market […]

2017 Idaho Notary Bill

Update on Idaho Notary Bill

A contentious battle has commenced in Idaho regarding a new law to set forthcoming rules for notaries in the state.  The notary law passed out of committee last week after a long debate.  Among the topics brought up against the bill were unstable foreign countries, the Hague Convention and the UCC. The bill looks to […]

3 Ways Notaries Can Avoid a Dip in Business

While doing outreach and marketing yourself is vital for a notary when business gets slow, it’s simply not enough. You can’t really wait until things slow down to decide it’s time to get started bringing in more clients. By that point, you’re already behind. Rather than let that happen, there are some specific ways you […]

How to Set Yourself Apart as a Mobile Notary

How to Set Yourself Apart as a Mobile Notary

Like banking and related fields, notarizing documents is generally a Monday through Friday, 9 to 5 type of job. If you are not at the bank during those hours, whatever you need notarized will simply have to wait. That can be very problematic for people who need something notarized on the weekend or after hours […]