FTM 2017 is mandatory if you want to sync with your tree on Ancestry.com. You will find information and links at: Software MacKiev News. The Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group
FTM-SIG is a user group within the California Genealogical Society - CGS. The FTM-SIG has the purpose to help Genealogists use FTM optimally to further their family history work and to promote CGS. It meets on the 3rd Saturday of each month from 1:00 pm to 4:00 in the CGS Classroom, 2201 Broadway, Suite LL2, Oakland, California, 94612-3031. (510) 663-1358
Check out our FTM Hints-n-Help page for helpful suggestions and FTM usage hints from past meetings. Also contained there are Ron's suggestions for "genealogy folder organization" and "genealogy file naming" convention.