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December 2021 monthly newsletter

By Trustworthy

December 15, 2021


The end of every year is a time for reflection and taking stock. It’s also the perfect time to get ready for the new year by organizing your digital assets for 2022.

We've gone all out on digital organization tips and how-to’s this month so that you can start off the new year right. 

Trustworthy guide: How to organize your digital life

Our step-by-step guide shows you how to define your organization goals, research the best software solutions, and organize your digital information in a way that will set you up for success.

In addition to emptying out folders and deleting junk mail, it's important to figure out your goals and what motivates you. 

For example:

  • I feel overwhelmed with an overcrowded desktop every time I open up my computer

  • It’s hard to share family photos because they are saved in too many different places and they are difficult to find

  • I’m worried that my family isn’t as prepared as it should be for emergencies and future events 

Digital housecleaning: How to eliminate digital blockers

Learn the best ways to eliminate digital clutter and give yourself true peace of mind walking into 2022. Trustworthy tips that might help:

  • Delete oversized and unused files - Some of the largest files taking up memory are videos, photographs, game files, or other media, like podcast downloads or movies

  • Sort through home photography and videos - Pick out your favorite pictures and save them somewhere safe and handy, while archiving the rest

  • Decide what should go in the cloud - Some information like family IDs and insurance plans should always be securely stored in the cloud, so they’re not lost or damaged when you need them most

How to safely destroy sensitive documents

Make room for the new year by getting rid of old paperwork with sensitive information. Do you know which documents you need to keep and for how long? We've got you covered. Find out which items are the most important to keep.

New & noteworthy: Keeping information safe in the time of COVID

Does your state have a digital vaccine card? Signing up for one (or gaining access to it) could help protect your information in case you lose your physical card. Check out the 10 states that are offering this feature — some of which even have QR codes for easy scanning.

Even if your state doesn't offer a digital vaccine card, there are some smart ways to protect your information. Check out our tips on how to keep your COVID-19 vaccine card safe.

Trustworthy update: Make collaborating easier 

Last week we announced a feature that makes it easier than ever to grant multiple levels of permissions for sharing information in Trustworthy.

Sharing with permissions now available within Trustworthy

Give the gift of organization and peace of mind for the holidays

This holiday season, one of the greatest gifts you can give is peace of mind. A Trustworthy membership for your loved ones can help them organize and prepare for all of life’s moments.

Gift a Trustworthy Membership to anyone for the holidays

Tips & Advice: Fresh from the Trustworthy blog

  • New to Trustworthy? 10 ways to start off on the right foot Learn more → 

  • What is a digital power of attorney, and should you have one? Read more → 

  • Why you should consider a family password manager Read more →

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