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Making Sen$e Oct 17

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How big data is transforming creative commerce

Big data is disrupting nearly every aspect of modern life. Artificial intelligence, which involves machines learning, analyzing and acting upon enormous sets of data, is transforming industries and eliminating certain jobs. But that data can also be used to appeal…

Making Sen$e Oct 16

The new tax law includes a number of changes regarding divorce. Photo by Altrendo Images/Stockbyte via Getty Images.
Can my ex bar me from his retirement benefits?

Can an ex-wife file for a Social Security benefit based on a former husband’s earnings record, even if he stated that she has no rights to his retirement benefits? "Such benefits have no impact on his own Social Security entitlements,"…

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