Category: People Data

How Self-Employment Is Changing the Working World

For a long time, traditional employment was all but the only option when it came to making money. Working for a corporation, regardless of the industry, was always regarded as the best way to maintain a consistent income and provide for yourself and others. Sure, there were people who struck out on their own, but Read More…

How to Find Biological Relatives When Your Birth Parents are Deceased

Finding information about your birth family can be extremely difficult in many states. Even with the rise of adoptee rights groups fighting for unrestricted access to records and information, there are still no federal mandates regarding adoption records, as each state sets its own rules. If you live in a state with extremely strict rules, Read More…

Ways to Check Up on Your Significant Other

Different people handle their romantic relationships in different ways. And while 60 percent of married people report being very happy in their marriage, that leads to the unfortunate conclusion that 40 percent are not. In a relationship where you don’t completely trust your partner or one where you’re not that happy with the way your Read More…

How to Contact Old Neighbors

Neighbors are an important part of the lives of many people. Even if you don’t talk to them frequently, you likely see them often, and even a friendly wave can be enough to brighten someone’s day. If you’re one of the 20% of people who actually go out of their way to spend time with Read More…

A Guide to Contacting a Newfound Biological Family Member

If you’ve ever tried to contact a biological family member before, you probably know that it can feel awkward or uncomfortable. After all, they’re someone who is technically related to you that you’ve never met before! But it is possible to contact biological family members and have the meeting go well. You might even be Read More…

How to Research Your Biological Family if You’re Adopted

Adoption is a surprisingly common experience. In fact, 2.5% of all United States children were adopted, and about 60% of people know someone who has personal experience with adoption. In the past, adoption was a fairly taboo subject, often because of the stigma attached to having a child outside of marriage. Because of this, many Read More…

Quick and Easy Ways to Research a New Boyfriend or Girlfriend

Getting into a new relationship is exciting. People are constantly seeking new relationships; just under half of all U.S. residents 18 and older are unmarried, and many of them are on the hunt for a long-term relationship. Every time you enter into a new relationship, you have to get to know that person and learn Read More…

The Positive Effects Reunions Can Have on Your Health

We all recognize the benefits of friendship. From the moment we first stepped on a playground as kids and found a playmate, we knew that happiness could be found in connecting with others. However, as we make our way into adulthood, keeping and maintaining these important connections can become a challenge. But as more and Read More…

Understanding the United States Census Results

The United States Census, which the government uses to gather information every four years, provides valuable information on important topics, such as how many people are living in the country and the population’s age range, education level, and poverty statistics. The census is an important part of understanding the people of the country and has Read More…

5 Things You Didn’t Know Could Give You a Criminal Record

Most of us know it’s important to keep tabs on our credit history for fear of being denied a house purchase or business loan. What people often forget are minor indiscretions on their criminal history. That momentary lapse in judgment you might have made when you were younger can come back to haunt your personal Read More…