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Have You Provided For Your Digital Estate?

Whilst the law may not have caught up yet, pretty much everyone has a digital estate. There was an interesting case recently where a chap in his Mid 80’s had taken to using an online poker website. Whether by flair or fluke, he managed to accrue £350,000 in winnings unknown to anybody but himself.

Your digital foot print may be small or large but you must tell your trustees and loved ones where to find your passwords, what websites you have and any investments which are digital only. There are websites that can help with this such, as Planned Departure:

Or you can simply keep everything in a password protected Word or XL document and tell your executors / trustees where to find it and what the password is.


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