Tag: Public Records

What Do Your Neighbors Know About You?

No one likes a nosy neighbor. But as it turns out, your neighbors might have greater insights into your life than you imagine. Even if you’re a reserved person who likes to keep the blinds shut for most of the day, those who live next door could’ve picked up clues or even searched your name Read More…

How to Build a Family Tree with Little Information

Plenty of people want to learn more about their family history. After all, the prospect of learning more about your family, especially if you already don’t know much, is very exciting. However, building a family tree with minimal information is difficult, simply because you don’t have much to go on. When you don’t know your Read More…

How to Find Family Members You Didn’t Know About

Every family has its secrets. In most case, they’re relatively small. But then there are times when that secret is big…as big as the existence of a family member you didn’t know about before. It can be hard to digest the fact that your family has been hiding something so big from you. But after that, Read More…

How To Be Trusting in the Digital World

In most cases, it’s good to have a healthy level of skepticism in life. You don’t want to blindly believe everything you’re told, as it can easily lead to disaster. However, if you’re not careful, that skepticism can easily become paranoia. Then you’ll have a hard time trusting anyone you run into online. If you’re Read More…

4 Reasons You Should Get to Know Your Neighbors

The 21st century has introduced an interesting dichotomy when it comes to building communities. Technology has made it easier to be close with people who live thousands of miles away, but at the same time, many people don’t reach out to those who live right across the street. Only 24% of adults living in urban Read More…

A Guide to Reconnecting with an Estranged Family Member

Family is an incredibly important part of most people’s lives. A healthy familial relationship is fulfilling, and many people find comfort in their family long after they’ve struck out on their own. However, that’s not always the case. Whether because of personal differences, neglect, or just a lack of communication, some people become estranged from Read More…

How to Effectively Maximize Your Privacy on the Internet

If you’re like most people, privacy is a huge deal in your everyday life. You may have a home security system, and your car probably has an alarm to detect theft attempts. However, despite these efforts, you may not have considered the one place where privacy and security also matter a lot: the internet. You Read More…

The Most Important Reasons to Take a Self-Defense Class

Whether due to a past attack or to keep yourself safe based on someone else’s experience, you have perhaps kicked around the idea of taking a self-defense class.  There are plenty of different types; you may want to take a class that focuses on weapons, one that focuses mostly on martial arts, or even one Read More…

How to Protect Yourself from a Home Invasion

Home invasions are very uncommon, so it’s unlikely that you’ll ever have to deal with one; however, it’s possible. You never think you’ll be one of the few people that become a statistic, but you should be prepared for the possibility. Many people don’t even know where to begin when it comes to preparing for 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…