Free Data Validation Resources

These blogs include free resources on data enhancement and verification for your business.


1940 Census Records Available for Free

If you’ve ever tried to navigate or build your family tree, research your ancestors, or look-up your grand parents old address to see if they lived next to someone famous then you’ve probably tried to use the 1930 census. When my youngest son turned six last summer I realized that my dad was six in […]


Credit and Collections Compliance Alert

Attention credit and collections professionals. Debt collectors must continue to obtain prior express consent to call a consumer’s cell phone number when using an autodialer or prerecorded message. On February 15, 2012, the Federal  Communications Commission (FCC) issued a Report and Order under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 (TCPA) imposing new restrictions on autodialed and […]


Know Your Data Broker

Much like the banking industry has procedure called “KYC” which stands for Know Your Customer – consumers, investigators and other users of data brokers should adopt a “KYDB” or Know Your Data Broker. Tamara Thompson of really sums this up well. Her article includes a lot of information that has caused this industry to […]


Search all Craigslist or Backpage Cities at same time

I’ve created this simple search box that will let you search all craigs items based on a keyword. Search all Craigslist or Backpage cities at the same time. Looking for a special item or service and want to search all of Craigslist cities or search all of the cities in the Backpage at the same […]


Links for Law Enforcement

I’ve compiled a list of Federal Law Enforcement Sites in the USA. C.I.A. – Central Intelligence Agency N.S.A. – National Security Agency NCJRS Law Enforcement Information US Department of Justice – Home Page US Department of Justice – US Federal Bureau of Investigation US Department of Justice – FBI CJIS Division US Department of Justice – FBI Law Enforcement […]


iomega Sucks, American Express Rocks, get a Drobo!

I wrote a blog about backing up data and recommended the HP simple save which works great for individual work stations however I need something to replace my piece of crap Iomega Store Center which died after only 16 weeks and iomega told me too bad. The Story: I  purchased an iomega drive in March […]


Kindle Book Reader

If you live in a cave you’ve probably never heard of the Kindle Book Reader from Amazon. It’s the most popular book reader to date. However, the newcomers to the market are trying to grab some of their market share. This article is the best Book Reader comparison I’ve found online. As the author states, […]