Submitted by Russell Francis on Fri, 03/01/2013 - 12:00pm
Your will ensures that your physical assets make their way to your loved ones. It is just as crucial to make sure your virtual assets are protected after death. Plan ahead now so your survivors can easily close your online life according to your wishes.
After you die, someone should delete your credit card information and email accounts and notify your friends and contacts. You may want your online photo albums or online genealogy preserved for family members. What happens to electronic assets that have a real financial value, such as accounts with PayPal, email, eBay and iTunes?
Submitted by Joseph A. Clark on Tue, 02/19/2013 - 3:00pm
Hackers can wreak havoc on your financial life. You should know how to thwart them.
Ignorance is rarely, if ever, bliss and protecting your identity online is no place to be flippant. In fact, the Web is one place you should be the most paranoid. My firm spends multiple hours weekly, studying strategies to protect our clients’ wealth. One large area of attention is identity theft.