Cryptocurrency and Estate Planning: What You Need to Know

Cryptocurrencies have been making headlines as of late, with more and more investors wanting in on this digital currency.  Cryptocurrencies are attractive because they are unregulated, decentralized, and anonymous.  While secrecy is useful in some areas of life, when it comes to estate planning it can lead to disaster.  Indeed, your entire cryptocurrency investment can essentially disappear into thin air the moment you pass away or become incapacitated.  If you have not taken the proper steps to plan and protect these assets, your loved ones left behind have no way of accessing or recovering them. Cryptocurrencies Explained Cryptocurrency is a [...]

By |2021-09-21T17:48:14+00:00March 7th, 2019|Categories: Estate Planning|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Digital Afterlife: An Estate Plan for Your Facebook Account

Did you ever wonder what happens to your digital footprint when you pass away?  Well you should, particularly if you are part of the 77 percent of Americans who go online every day.  As the internet has become more of an integral part of our lives, our information — pictures, videos, financial, emails, social media accounts, and other personal information — is constantly being stored online.  All of this information is known as your “digital assets.” While the internet has made our lives easier by allowing us to access our information with the simple push of a button, it may [...]

By |2021-09-21T18:21:22+00:00August 23rd, 2018|Categories: Estate Planning|Tags: |0 Comments
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