You have spent years cultivating memories with your Facebook profile, curating an audience with your Twitter account, and building an incredibly efficient agricultural operation on FarmVille. But what happens to those accounts after your death? We recently wrote about the importance of protecting your digital assets, but what exactly does is involved in creating a digital estate plan?
Tip #1: Make an inventory of your digital assets.
This is a bit of a catch-22. We usually recommend that our clients keep a list of any accounts, usernames, and passwords so their representatives will know how to access those accounts after your death. (We'll talk about how to keep this information secure in a minute.)