If you haven't yet started using one, let me preemptively say: you're welcome.
Password managers are huge headache-savers, and you'll wonder how you ever commanded the Web without one.
Obviously, you can't be expected to memorize dozens of complicated, 16-character-long passwords. Password managers store all of your passwords for you and fill out your log-in forms so that you don't have to do any memorizing.
Ideally, each of your passwords would be at least 16 characters, and contain a combination of numbers, symbols, uppercase letters, lowercase letters, and spaces.
The password would be free of repetition, dictionary words, usernames, pronouns, IDs, and any other predefined number or letter sequences.
The security-savvy community evaluates password strength in terms of "bits," where the higher the bits, the stronger the password.
Before we dive into the how-tos of creating secure passwords, it's important to understand why you need a supersecure password to begin with.
After all, you might be thinking, "Who would want to hack my accounts?