It’s not pleasant to think about death or a medical emergency that could temporarily put you out of commission. However, one of the greatest gifts you can give to a loved one is preparing for those scenarios.
In today’s digital era, the departed will be survived by their electronic footprints, such as iPhone photo albums, Spotify playlists—and cryptocurrency wallets.
Deborah Placet had no idea how to access her husband’s cryptocurrency and other digital accounts after his unexpected death at age 52.
Creating a list of digital accounts and instructions on how to gain access to them is now akin to having a traditional will or a trust in estate planning.
Most family members may not have a clue what we have floating out in cyberspace. Accessing or deleting accounts can be tricky for family members, if they don’t have your login credentials.