Estate planning should include details about what happens to your bitcoin and cryptocurrencies.

That's the assessment from Kevin Ruth, head of wealth planning and personal trust at Fidelity Investments,

"If you buy bitcoin, you don't get a letter in the mail that says welcome to bitcoin," he said, adding that people should let loved ones know that they own bitcoin and which exchange it was purchased on. "If you don't tell them which exchange you purchased it on, you're going to be going off on a wild goose chase trying to figure out where that asset is owned."

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