Category: People Data

How to Research a Deceased Person You Think May Be One of Your Relatives

Whether you’re adopted, estranged from your family, or just not very connected to your familial history, you may decide to research your family to get more information about where you came from. Many people do this, which means plenty of resources are available to connect with other living people who may be similarly disconnected from Read More…

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…

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…

How to Deal With Unexpected DNA Ancestry Results

Companies market DNA ancestry tests as a great way to find information about your ancestors. They’re very useful for many people, and it’s especially nice to have the results when you’ve been confused about your heritage, such as when you’re adopted, or you don’t have any living ties to biological relatives. These DNA ancestry tests Read More…

United States of Crime – Top Crimes Committed in US States

Amidst national crime trends, certain threats can be localized. For example, murders may be decreasing in one city as robberies are increasing in another. To identify the locations where crimes were the most or least common, we turned to crime data from the FBI. Notably, these crime numbers are only an indication of the true Read More…