Samantha Peters
Samantha Peters

5 Things Your Parents Never Mentioned You'd Need in the New Economy

Whether we like it or not, we're living in a brave new world. Here are 5 things it never would have occurred to our parents to tell us we need.


Lihuan Wang's Sexual Harassment Case is a Wake Up Call to Every Unpaid Intern

The lack of protections that we give to interns, from worker's comp to workplace harassment rules, makes a mockery of the labor struggles of the last century. Lihuan Wang knows it all too well.

The Real Truth About All Those Piano Lessons You Took as a Kid

Does music set you up for a successful career? No doubt, the correlation is there, but it's more complicated than you might think.

Companies Should Stop Donating to Outside Causes and Focus Philanthropy Within

The world's wealthiest companies should pledge to give half of their wealth back to their workers.

Health Care Costs Can Be Lowered With Amazing New Technology

There's no denying it, health care costs a lot of money. But these new technologies are examples of how a focus on new tech can lower costs in the long run.

Divorce is Ugly As It Is — But Now Our Online Lives Are in the Mix

Here are 5 ways to protect yourself digitally during a divorce.


How Climate Change Helped Fuel the Syria Refugee Crisis

And how it will keep fueling future crises, until we learn how to take a proactive approach to humanitarianism.

Why Americans are Losing Wealth — And What to Do About It

Much of the lost income from the Great Recession was due to risky investments and overextended credit. Here's how you can get your financial situation back on track.

A Strategist's Guide to Dealing With a PR Nightmare

If you ever find yourself in a situation like Rolling Stone did this week, don't panic — and don't be snarky! Here's how to protect your business' reputation and come through unscathed.

Banks Make $25 Billion On Overdraft Fees — Here's How to Beat Them

Huge banks have gotten remarkably creative about finding new ways to rip off consumers. Here's how they do it, and here's how you can fight back.

Solar Power: Will Water, Wind, and Solar Power Save Our Electric Grid?

Discussing whether to continue to invest in the current power grid or other energy sources, and how the government is lending help in developing clean energy.

Mother's Day 2013: Holiday Facts and How to Celebrate

Celebrating moms once a year isn't enough, so most sons and daughters do something to make this day truly wonderful. Here are some ways you can do that.

March Madness 2013: Only 1.2% Of Players Will Be Pro Athletes

According to Sports Illustrated, 60% to 80% of professional athletes go broke within five years of leaving their sport.

Why Millennials Are More Financially Responsible Than Their Parents

Believe it or not, and in spite of the national debt crisis and poor spending habits exhibited by their parents, millennials are one of the most financially responsible generations yet.

Millennials Are Unemployed, But Remain Hopeful About Their Future

Even though millennials have suffered disproportionately from the recession, a new study finds they are highly optimistic about their economic prospects.