Managing Passwords doesn’t need to be stressful, trust me

How strong is your password?
How do you manage your passwords?
Why people don’t use password managers?

1. You don’t trust password managers

I can sympathize with that. Understanding the concept of password managers and how they work is not that easy, especially if you are wary about them.

2. You are not sure you need a password manager

As I mentioned before, the average user has about 70–100 passwords they use often. And there is also all the information you fill in online — name, address, birthday, SSN, driver’s license, credit cards, etc. So having a tool that helps you with passwords and stores your personal information is key to headache-free browsing/daily life.

3. You don’t know how a password manager works

That is A-OK. You need to get familiar with it and learn the ropes as you would do with anything new. But once you get the hang of it, you will never turn back. The first step is always the hardest since we often question our abilities to learn something new.

4. You think that password managers cost too much

Good password managers have a cost. Like many other tools and software out there, there are free versions of password managers that you can use. But top versions with more advanced features have a subscription fee.

5. You think setting up a password manager is challenging

Once again, as I said before, anything new will demand some time to get used to. Setting up a password manager is no different. But if you give it a try, you will see that it is way easier than you think. Once you start populating your password manager with your logins and personal info, and you can log into your accounts with only one or two clicks, you will never go back to your old ways.



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Gisele Muller Sasso

Gisele Muller Sasso


Wife. Mom. Writer. Jazzercise instructor. I’m a Brazilian expat turned American currently living in Santa Cruz, CA.