One sometimes needs to request money from others in the genetic genealogy community. This is simple, as long as you have a PayPal account.
Go to the PayPal website and click the Log In at the top right.
Login by entering your email address and password then clicking the Log In button.
You will be taken to the PayPal dashboard. From the top menu, select Tools.
From the Tools menu, select Request Money.
Fill out the request money form.
Enter the amount of money you are requesting and a note to the person. Click the Request Money button.
Check your email for a confirmation message from PayPal.
In the second part of this series, I will explain how to pay for a money request that is sent to you.