When my grandmother passed away in 2017, the grief my family was experiencing was quickly compounded by frustration. Everything was a mess. It took over a year to find all of the information we needed, things like insurance policies, legal documents, assets, liabilities, records, and things of that nature, and even after a year, it wouldn’t surprise me if we didn’t find everything. Unfortunately, there’s no way to know.

I’ve talked to hundreds of people who have experienced situations similar to what my family went through. …


All families are unique and different. As you’d likely expect, the various types of information we share with our families are similar, yet the ways in which we manage our information varies greatly from family to family.

It can be daunting to learn that there are more than 700 different types of information commonly shared amongst families, from Netflix credentials to life insurance policies, and this number has doubled every 10 years for the last 3 decades.

As we’ve worked to create a solution to help families communicate better, it’s imperative that at an aggregate level we understand what information…

Kyle Kirby

Founder of Kinnect. Helping families communicate better and avoid preventable hardships at the worst of times.

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