Do your loved ones know your passwords?

Many people fail to have a contingency plan for their digital assets, which are just as important

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If you are reading this on your mobile phone or tablet, here's a question to test your financial planning: Do other members of your household know your sign-in name and password to this subscription?

If your answer is "yes", congratulations for being among the minority here who share access to their digital accounts with their loved ones. It makes sense to pass on the details of subscriptions to your family so that they too can enjoy the services.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on October 24, 2021, with the headline Do your loved ones know your passwords?. Subscribe