The Globe and Mail: “If only half of Canadians have a will and only about a third of them are up-to-date, according to a recent poll, it’s likely even fewer Canadians have accounted for the growing number of digital assets in their estate plans. Many Canadians have trouble keeping track of all of their online assets – which includes everything from cryptocurrencies to eBay and PayPal accounts to loyalty reward programs and social-media sites – let alone figuring out how to distribute them among their beneficiaries when they die. Wealth-management experts warn that overlooking digital assets in estate planning can create huge headaches down the road for executors, powers of attorney and beneficiaries, especially given Canadians’ expanding digital footprints.”
Don’t forget about digital assets in your estate plan
By On the Net|2018-10-01T14:15:51-07:00October 4th, 2018|
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