Even in this current digital age, there is a need to manage our personal paperwork.

Many of us may still have hard-copy certificates and policies which are not only relevant but may well have a value attached to them.

The failure to keep our admin up to date sometimes only becomes an issue in acute circumstances, such as when relatives or executors find themselves having to comb through someone's personal papers to assist in fulfilling the terms of a will.

It’s a topic which I have commented on in an article for the Huffington Post.