The Internet offers several ways to locate an individual at no cost to the searcher. One of the ways to search for someone online is simply to type the full name into a search engine. The New York Times recommends search... More »

Two online resources, and use public data including the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s library of active and unclaimed gold mines. is a fee-based map provider; users ... More » Business & Finance Investing

Free stapler illustrations are available from several websites that publish public domain images or images with a creative commons license, including,, and PublicDomain... More » Art & Literature Graphic Design

An individual can find out who owns a property for free by searching government records, which are generally available physically and electronically at the county clerk's office. More »

Online users can use a complete phone number or an address to perform a free online reverse search for an individual or a business by using reverse phone and reverse address lookup services. Reverse lookup services are o... More » Government & Politics Public Records

There are various programs that state they can reveal the name and address, as well as other personal information about an individual just by using their cellphone number, but most require a payment do to so. The phone d... More »

According to the Social Security Administration, the only way to legally obtain another individual's Social Security number is with that individual's written consent. Social Security numbers are protected information und... More »