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The Beginner's Guide to Performing Background Checks

The reasons for performing a background check can vary depending on the situation, ranging from a curious landlord to a nosy spouse. Regardless...

Is Instant Checkmate Safe and Legit?

Have you ever wanted to know more about the people you work with? Is there someone you don't feel safe around? You can use services like Instant...

How To Remove Personal Information From The Internet

In many ways, the internet has been good for the world. However, one problem is the overexposure of personal information. When anyone can readily...

Should You Background Check Your Date?

You really cannot be too careful when it comes to who you choose to date. People lie, and in the age of online social networking, misrepresentations...

Using People Search Engines to Fight Against Identity Theft

In this age of technology, identity theft is an ever-growing concern. “Hackers” aren’t always hyper-intelligent computer nerds that work in dark...

How Far Back Do Background Checks Go?

Employers, landlords, and parents in need of childcare for their kids represent just a few of the groups of people who conduct background checks...

Reasons to Do a Background Check on a Doctor

The public’s perception of the medical profession has changed, and so has the way in which they go about choosing a doctor. While patients once...

Ten Reasons to Do a Background Check on Your Next Tenant

A bad tenant can result in damage to your property, debt and even legal problems. It’s important to do tenant screening on anyone to whom you’re...

8 Tips for Performing an Accurate Background Check

In today's world, property managers, employers, landlords and a host of other people have to be safe when it comes to who they bring into their...

Top 10 Songs That Could've Been Written By Stalkers

Upon the first listen, it sounds like it could be a love song. When you listen a second or third time, you start to pick up on phrases or little...

What is Better, People Search or White Pages?

There are several ways of finding someone through the Internet, but they are not all equal. Social networking sites can be a great asset, unless...

What are Public Records?

You might be surprised to find out just how much information is available about you. Most people don’t realize that much of their personal information...

It's My ID: How to Remove Your Information from the Internet

During a time when all we say or do may be immortalized on the internet – consider the Snapchat controversy in which several thousand photos...

Online Password Managers and Two-Factor Authentication

In our review of online password managers, six out of 10 products support two-factor authentication, also called multifactor authentication....

Off the Grid: Opting Out of People Search Services

While people search services can be incredibly useful, many people are disturbed by just how much of their personal information is available...

Online Background Checks: Benefits and Limitations

As a child, I really didn’t know why my father did for a living. I never knew how much he made per year or if he ever received holiday bonuses....

Unethical Uses of Open and Public Records

The Freedom of Information Act is a double-edged sword. On the one hand, open records give Americans the opportunity to check on the dealings...

Online Background Check: What Your Social Media Activity Says About You

Whether they use an online background check service to do it or not, a prospective employer is very likely to investigate you on a number of...

Your Digital Afterlife: Password Management Beyond the Grave

Most people do not print photos anymore, or bank statements, or much of anything, really. If you were to pass away suddenly, would anyone in...

The People Finder: The Secret Life of Today's Private Eye

Some private eyes fight off scores of crooks. Some drive fast cars through the hills of Hollywood. I find people. I am the People Finder. I help...

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