More on what happens to your digital assets when your die: Enter digital estate planners

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about a piece on the Economist about what happens to the value of your digital assets when you die.

As we produce more of our own content and buy more stuff online (from movies to photos songs to whatever), some of us are amassing what could be considerable wealth from our digital content libraries.

Enter the digital estate planners

From the guys at Aussie site, comes this great infographic  entitled “Step by Step Expert Guide to Protect Yourself Online Before You Die“.

As the image shows, there’s a new class of estate planner — a digital one (like Entrustet) that secures your online assets and enables succession planning and inheritance issues around your online assets.

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What happens to the value of online assets after death?

The Economist looks into what happens to our online assets after a user dies.

Photos and music files sit in a sort of nebulous limbo for the living and studies show the value of our digital property is rising quickly.

New business models and services are stepping to in make it easier to transfer this property.

Can we imagine a day when our iTunes collection can reside in our IRAs?

Source: Online Assets (The Economist)