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Password Managers

What password manager should you use? Here's our advice.

Choosing a Password Manager

Password managers are an essential tool for keeping track of hundreds of unique, long, and complex passwords (You are using a unique, long, and complex password for each and every account, right?) In fact, long passwords are the main benefit of password managers, because they make it easy to create, save, and use them online.

Password Managers are safe and make it easy to keep track of your passwords. They often include a browser plugin, to make logging into websites quick and easy. And they often have additional special features, such as:

  • Alerting you when a third party you have an account with is breached
  • Generating long, random passwords for you
  • Syncing between devices
  • Family accounts
  • Encrypted storage for secure documents
  • And more!

Three of the most popular and highly rated password managers are Dashlane, 1Password, and LastPass. We recommend all three. They offer free trials so it's easy to try them all to see which one you like best.