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03/10 New HUD Settlement Statement

By Alex Yvonnou—By now, many of us are starting to see the new HUD-1 Settlement Statement for loans originating on or after January 1st, 2010. In order to provide borrowers with key documentation regarding their loan, the new HUD-1 includes information not previous provided on a Settlement Statement.

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03/10 Update on the National Society of Virtual Bankruptcy Assistants

By Vikkie Watanabe—It has been very busy since my last update, and there have been many changes in the past year since forming the National Society of Virtual Bankruptcy Assistants (NSVBA). First, our membership has increased by 25 members, and lately, more and more members are working for attorneys preparing bankruptcy petitions. As an Exhibitor,…

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04/09 Sorry, This Number Has Been Disconnected

By Sharon Hassler—We’ve had complaints from companies looking for notary signing agents in our directory and finding active web pages for people who have left the business. Imagine the frustration of companies trying to call notary signing agents and hearing, “This number has been disconnected.” There’s nothing we can do about this. We don’t know…

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04/09 Reduce COBRA Payment by 65%

By Sharon Hassler—This has nothing to do with GoGetNotary but I wanted to pass this info along in case you hadn’t heard. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (commonly known as the “stimulus package”) included a provision to temporarily reduce COBRA health insurance payments. You should be eligible if you had health insurance through your…

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08/09 Notary, Beware These Companies

A special thanks to Steven Rice, Elite Mobile Notary, who generously offered to share a list of deadbeat companies he’s compiled from visits to various websites and his own experience. Steve is a dual notary public and notary signing agent serving western Arkansas and eastern Oklahoma. These days especially, no one should do work without…

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06/08 Update for American Association of Virtual Bankruptcy Assistants

On May 15, 2008, I arrived at the Renaissance Hotel and Highland and Hollywood Center in Hollywood, California, for the 16th Annual NACBA Convention. NACBA is the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys. This is the largest gathering of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys in the nation. For the American Association of Virtual Bankruptcy Assistants, being an…

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04/08 Another Notary Opportunity: Work Auctions!

By Kelly Robertson—Is your world small? Step out of your comfort zone and make your money-making world bigger by saying “Yes!” to the many opportunities that are available to Notaries Public. Aside from traveling (mobile) Notary work, Wedding Officiate, Process Server, Field Agent, Mystery Shopper, Merchandiser or Virtual Bankruptcy Assistant I’ve discovered yet another perfect…

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11/07 California Notary Law Changes For 2008

By Joan Bergstrom—California Notaries are not sent new changes in Notarial law and are expected to be pro-active and find out the changes each year. Some years there are many changes (2005-2006) and other years (2007) almost nothing changed. How does a CA Notary find out the changes? One choice is to click on the…

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