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Which DNA Test Is Right For Me?
Click the e-book, Which DNA Test Is Right For Me?, to download. This free e-book contains some of Family Tree Magazine’s best tips and tricks for saving time and money on DNA tests.

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Your 30-minute dose of genealogy resources, tips and fun, hosted by Lisa Louise Cooke. In the June 2016 episode, learn how to maximize military records to learn about your ancestor's military service.

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Family History Writing Tools

This article is all about the tools that will help you start writing your ancestor's stories. Read more!

Home Run Heritage

Hit it out of the park with this article's tips for researching your athletic ancestors, from high school and community players to professionals.

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Live on August 16, 2016 at 7pm ET:  
Brick Walls webinar
Research Trips to Overcome Genealogy Brick Walls

We all have those pesky brick walls in our genealogy research - the missing maiden name, the ancestor who just seems to disappear, missing records... all the things that keep your tree from growing. However, not all brick walls are insurmountable. Find ways to climb over, dig under, or go around several common brick walls in this 60-minute webinar. Learn more!

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Get the key to successful genealogy research by learning tips and tricks for making source citations painless. Source Citations for Successful Genealogy

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Your Weekly Genealogy Tip

Your immigrant ancestors had to register for the draft regardless of their citizenship, and the records can tell you where they came from. For 19th and early 20th century immigrants, check Civil War and World War I draft records.
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