Update Estate Plans in Light of New Tax Law

Your current will, if it hasn't been updated in years, could shortchange or even accidentally disinherit your loved ones.

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The new tax law has led some seniors to assume that they can delete estate planning from their to-do lists. But that is a dangerous assumption.

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Eleanor Laise
Senior Editor, Kiplinger's Retirement Report
Laise covers retirement issues ranging from income investing and pension plans to long-term care and estate planning. She joined Kiplinger in 2011 from the Wall Street Journal, where as a staff reporter she covered mutual funds, retirement plans and other personal finance topics. Laise was previously a senior writer at SmartMoney magazine. She started her journalism career at Bloomberg Personal Finance magazine and holds a BA in English from Columbia University.