Tips & Techniques Articles
Learn how to kickstart your genealogy research by using the popular internet auction site eBay
In this December podcast, we explore state-based genealogy research and the available tools and techniques for discovering our U.S. ancestors.
Is hard-to-buy-for Aunt Helen the family repository for recipes, photo albums and keepsakes? Does Grandpa Joe archive all of your family's facts and dates in his head, not to mention all those lesser-known scintillating tidbits? If you need holiday gift ideas for your genealogically inclined relatives, look no further!
Need a quick burst of inspiration? Try these 10 techniques to flesh out those elusive ancestors.
Too much technology giving you a tummy ache? These 10 genealogy tools for managing your tech intake are just what the doctor ordered.
Distant cousins can swap family stories, share photos and add to your family tree. How do you find them? Try these 10 techniques.
From state vital records and censuses to historical books and immigration data, this year’s 101 Best Websites list features tools that can bust your brick walls—but not your budget.
Search Ancestry.com strategically to come up with better results for your family history.
Reinvigorate your research and bust through roadblocks with these 41 ideas to find your roots in 2014.
It's not all rainbows and unicorns out there: Even the happy world of family history has its villains. The mere mention of these bad guys gets genealogists' blood boiling.