How to Find Out if Someone’s in Jail

Do you know how to find out if someone’s in jail? Just thinking about it is daunting. Where do you even start? Just a few decades ago, you had to call around to jails and prisons all over the country in an attempt to locate the

Who Lives on My Street?

Have you spotted a new face in the house across the street? Before welcoming your new neighbor, you might first want to check online or consult public records before heading over to their house with a home-baked pie. A little

How to Prepare for Emergencies

With wildfires recently devastating large swaths of the West Coast and hurricanes causing widespread flooding across the Southern United States, 2020 has been the country’s most chaotic year in recent memory. And with the COVID-19 pandemic

Are You Vulnerable to Scareware Attacks?

What is scareware? You may not have recognized it at the time, but you’ve certainly seen a pop-up ad offering to scan your computer or mobile device for viruses. True to the name, scareware is intended to frighten you into

A Familiar Song

There’s always that one song that reminds you of somebody - whether it’s a current or old love, a friend, or a family member. Here’s how a familiar song reconnected two high school sweethearts after two decades. Tony and Crystal were

Do I Need an Identity Protection PIN?

Identity theft and cybercrime have become a major problem over the past couple of decades, fueled by the rise of the internet and the many ways it can be used to part you from your personal information. A 2019 study by Javelin

How to Protect Your Digital Footprint

Most people take active steps to protect themselves and their privacy in the physical world. Your windows probably have blinds or curtains – especially in the bathroom and bedroom – and few would leave their money or credit cards