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Notary Publix

Have You Seen Notary Publix?

If Notary Publix sounds foreign to you, you are not alone.  And no, it does not mean you can get documents notarized at your local Publix grocery store. Notary Publix is a comedic web series from 2015 featuring former Saturday Night Live actress Kate McKinnon, as well as her real life sister Emily Lynne. They […]

Biggest Notary Blunders

Top 5 Biggest Blundering Notaries of 2017

Most notaries mainly worry about their job and making sure everything is accurate and professionally done. Unfortunately, some notaries don’t seem to realize that they hold a public position, and when they do something stupid, it tends to hit the news. Remember that, because your reputation is on the line, both on the job, and […]

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 […]