In case you haven’t heard about the Yahoo data breach, there’s been one. A big one.
Whether or not it’s been a while, it’s time to update your passwords. Can’t hurt to do all of them.
One simple trick I use is to incorporate the date in the password either by numbers, letters, or symbols that let me know at a glance when I last changed it. Then all I have to do is update that part of the password for a few changes. Saves having to come up with a new password every single time I change it (considering how often that should be).
Remember: long and nonsensical, containing as many different types of keys as the site allows (not all sites allow symbols, but should).