How many online accounts you have? If you are like an average American, you should have more than 20 online accounts. Starting from Gmail, yahoo, Skype, Whatsapp, Facebook, twitter to important financial account like checking, broker. And, if you’re a savvy internet user, you must have accounts with your utility providers. and if you’re like 80% of rest of us, you probably have same password, with a little variation, for most of these accounts. The reason, it’s so difficult to remember passwords. And you know that writing them down somewhere is riskier.
But, having same password across different accounts is risky as well. If you password is stolen, for example, your local library, thieves easily can crack open your checking banks. More dangerous it is when you let your browser remember your passwords. So, if your laptop or smart phone is stolen. Your identity and financial assets can stolen with relative ease. Let’s talk about how to safeguard yourself, how to protect your password. Let’s talk about password managers.