Digital Assets

This Is What 106 Funerals Taught Me About Life & Digital Legacy #4

This Is What 106 Funerals Taught Me About Life & Digital Legacy #4

This Is What 106 Funerals Taught Me About Life & Digital Legacy - Four Part Series 

Lesson Four - A Picture Paints A Thousand Days

In the last six months, I have written 106 funeral services. Wrapped up in the mystery of those unwelcome days, are four valuable lessons I have learned. Lessons about life and how you can leave a digital legacy for your family. This is lesson four.

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This Is What 106 Funerals Taught Me About Life & Digital Legacy #3

This Is What 106 Funerals Taught Me About Life & Digital Legacy #3

This Is What 106 Funerals Taught Me About Life & Digital Legacy - Four Part Series 

Lesson Three - Plan Your Funeral

In the last six months, I have written 106 funeral services. Wrapped up in the mystery of those unwelcome days, are four valuable lessons I have learned. Lessons about life and how you can leave a digital legacy for your family. This is lesson three.

Download the full series with a link on the page.

Children's Digital Assets - This Is Important News For Parents

 Children's Digital Assets - This Is Important News For Parents

Who Owns Your Child's Digital Assets?

In 2015 a 15-year-old Germany girl took her life. Her parents understandably want answers to the question why? Was she bullied online? Was the pain of those secret messages on her social chat pages so immense that she took her life to end the hurt? The question is who has the right to access those messages?

This Is What 106 Funerals Taught Me About Life & Digital Legacy #1

This Is What 106 Funerals Taught Me About Life & Digital Legacy #1

This Is What 106 Funerals Taught Me About Life & Digital Legacy - Four Part Series 

Lesson One - Take Time To Share The Stories of Your Life

Helping 106 families face death teaches you about life. Death comes to us all. It comes mostly at times when you least expect it. It comes to the old, the sick, the young and the healthy. It comes. It will come to you.

In the last six months, I have written 106 funeral services. Wrapped up in the mystery of those unwelcome days, are four valuable lessons I have learned. Lessons about life and how you can leave a digital legacy for your family. This is lesson one.

Download the full series with a link on the page.

Are Facebook Guilty Of Restricting Digital Legacy?

Are Facebook Guilty Of Restricting Digital Legacy?

When someone dies we try to hold onto everything that reminds us of that loved one. Memories can be tied to things, personal possessions of course. Mostly, it is photos that hold such deep value because the life of the lost one lives again for that frozen moment stored on film. But what if that moment is digital?What if you are prevented by a corporation from seeing that memory, what would you do? A sad story of couple in Germany highlights again the critcal issues around digital legacy.

This Is What Happens When The President Plans His Digital legacy

This Is What Happens When The President Plans His Digital legacy

What Do You And The President of US Have In Common?

You and he will need to plan what happens to your digital legacy after you leave office or this life! The digital legacy that President Obama leaves behind is enough that the White House published a digital legacy plan how the social media transition in January will take place. What is your plan?

​Do You Want To Live Forever? 25 Ingenious Ways Your Digital Legacy Can Remain

​Do You Want To Live Forever? 25 Ingenious Ways Your Digital Legacy Can Remain

Do you want to live forever?

Man's search for Immortality has driven humankind to incredible lengths to hold on to this fleeting thing called life. From ancient history to modern science, civilisation is shaped by our quest to live forever. In this post are 25 ingenious ways that you can leave a digital legacy of your life or someone your love.
 

5 Reasons LastPass Can Secure Your Digital Legacy Now

5 Reasons LastPass Can Secure Your Digital Legacy Now

How do you safely give your family, friends, or partner, access to key accounts? What if something should happen to you? 

You may think it is not important to secure your digital legacy. Well, think again. Digital legacy assets increase every day. The more that we use the internet to run our lives, the more we need to protect those assets. Being safe online and taking wise, practical steps to secure our accounts is critical. 

These 5 reasons may convince you why I have chosen and recommend others to use LastPass as a tool to secure your digital legacy.

This Is Step One To Protect Your Digital Legacy After Death

This Is Step One To Protect Your Digital Legacy After Death

Taking the first step to protecting your digital assets involves creating a DIGITAL PREFERENCES REGISTER. Download a free template in this post.

When asked why most don't have a will the usual answer is, "I don't have anything to leave." That may be true, but it is not always about what assets you leave. It is more often about the problems you don't leave behind for the family. Your digital assets after death need careful planning and action. In this post  I explain what the first step is in protecting your digital assests.

This Is A Simple Guide To Understand Your Digital Legacy Assets

This Is A Simple Guide To Understand Your Digital Legacy Assets

We understand the concept of leaving a legacy. The handing down or passing on something of ours to another after we have died. Today there is the growing need to take action on our digital legacy. This can sometimes be confusing and unnecessarily complicated. Simply doing nothing is no longer a responsible action for anyone with digital assets. It leaves problems, worry and possible financial loss to your dependants and heirs should you die.

This is a simple guide to understanding your digital legacy assets. 

Why Is Digital Legacy The Most Important Of Your Three Legacies?

Why Is Digital Legacy The Most Important Of Your Three Legacies?

We have three types of legacy. We have a "life legacy" a "physical legacy" and a "digital legacy." November 2016 will "Digital Legacy" month at Death Goes Digital.

The idea of living forever is captivating. It has intrigued humanity for centuries. Someday, you may be able to live forever, but for now, there will come a day when you will die. What happens to your digital legacy then? What happens to your digital assets after death? As a digital death advisor, I am called on to speak and consult with people about how they can protect their internet legacy. This series will involve blogs, podcasts, and images designed to help you plan and action the steps necessary for a safe, secure digital legacy.