When you’re planning for the eventualities of aging and your inevitable passing, you have a lot of details to consider. The first thing that is probably going to come to your mind is the future distribution of your financial resources.
During our current era, this is not something that is strictly done with hard copy materials. A significant percentage of people pay all or most of their bills online, and a great deal of banking is done online as well.
You have to think everything through and inventory your online accounts so that you can pass along all relevant information to the person who will be administering your estate after you pass away.
Aside from the financial elements, there are some other details to attend to when you are planning for the future.
If you spend any amount of time online at all, you probably have a Google account. In fact, you may have one and not even know that you do because Google is behind popular platforms like Blogger, YouTube, and others.
Google has recently released a tool that can be utilized by those who are engaged in the process of estate planning. You can use the Inactive Account Manager to inform Google about the way that you would want your account handled after you pass away.
It is possible to name trusted individuals, and Google would send them the data that you want them to receive. Alternately, you could simply arrange for the account to be deleted.
To read the post about the new tool on Google’s blog click here: Google Inactive Account Manager.