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How many people should have access to the proverbial "Keys to your Castle"?

Many times when I talk to someone and they're partnered, they mention that the partner is the one that has all the information that they need to get into their laptop and other devices. It's  awesome that you've designated your first choice, but like anything: you need to have backups.

My recommendation is you want to have at least three people know where the "Keys to your Castle" are.

So why three? You'll want to have someone you trust and is local, someone else who also might be local, and then a third person who's outside of your geographic area.

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Are the "Keys to your Castle" Actually Accessible?

First of all, you might be asking: What even are the "Keys to your Castle"? What are you talking about?

This is a little phrase I like to use to talk about what information you have documented for people to get into the information you have documented. I talk to a lot of people and they tell me, "Oh you know my partner knows that everything is on my laptop." Well, it's great that everything's on your laptop, however, does your partner, or someone else, have the password to get into your laptop?

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How I Saved $100,000 by Consulting One Document.

For those of you who know my story, in 2015 my mom had a catastrophic accident while traveling overseas that resulted in quadriplegia. Because of the extent of her injuries, a commercial flight back to the States was not an option. My mother needed a medical flight back to the States. In the research we did, we found that medical flights run about $80,000 to $100,000.

I found a way for this to be covered.

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