5-Minute Fixes: Take a Digital Inventory
Do you keep your life in motion with a system of digital products, services, and online accounts? Yeah, me too. Now think about how someone would navigate your digital world without you there to guide them. Is that enough to persuade you to take a digital inventory? I hope so! I'm even including a free digital template template to sweeten the deal. (See below.)
5-minute Fix: Take an inventory of your digital assets, data, and devices.
A digital asset inventory should include:
Don’t forget about your devices! You might be surprised once you think about it how many electronic devices you have. Use a digital device inventory to track:
TIP: If you ordered the device online, you can copy and paste most of this information right from your order confirmation email or your account’s order history page!
Now that you know how many different digital accounts and devices you have, consider setting up a password manager. You can hear why I did and which one I chose in this article: Where Should I Store Passwords?
About the Author
Karen Purze is the author of Life In Motion: A Guide for Gathering Life’s Vital Details, a workbook to help people get their affairs in order. She blogs about end-of-life and emergency planning at lifeinmotionguide.com.