In his recent article on titled “A CEO Died. He Never Shared His Passwords. Now His Customers Are Out $190 Million That Can’t Be Accessed,” Bill Murphy Jr. describes one of the most important risks facing investors in the digital age. We often value password security to such a level that we forget about the risks that can apply. In this case, enormous problems occurred when a password to electronic assets was not properly handled. This article highlights the need for proper estate planning to ensure that the scenarios are covered.

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