Author Archives: Tim Gatewood

About Tim Gatewood

55+, male, widowed/single. Customs Broker, Notary Public, Signing Agent, Writer, and Ordained Minister. #catdaddy Science fiction and fantasy fan, avid reader, Founder of the Darrell Awards. Author of _Getting Started As A Notary Signing Agent_ (available from https://notarymemphis.wordpress.com/books). Please be kind to one another.

More Thoughts on Notaries Fees

As I’ve mentioned in previous articles here on the subject of notary fees, there are good and sufficient reasons for not answering the “what do I charge?” question. There are zero good reasons for answering it and doing so may … Continue reading

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On Making Your Notary Commission a Full-time Business

If you spend much time in any of the notary groups on Facebook, you will see that the eternal question goes something like this: I’m a notary & heard I can make money at this. Is this true? How do … Continue reading

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Saturday Thoughts On Notary Signing Agent Fees

This article is part of a series on notary fees and on how to decide what to charge. One issue that comes up when notaries mention many of the signing services on Facebook (or in other social media spaces) is … Continue reading

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Closed Until Christmas

Due to my full-time job, my available hours for notary services have already been reduced to Saturday only. Last night, my employer advised us that we would be working 14 hours of overtime per week for the next three weeks, … Continue reading

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Update on Notary Memphis

As reported here last July, I found a full-time job, leading to my reducing the hours when I provide notary services, both general notary work directly with the public and notary signing agent work for clients. To update my status, … Continue reading

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