As news of the massive Equifax cyberattack continues to reverberate, we have the author of the new book, “Creditworthy” join us to discuss the hack, the history of credit and why it is so important in today’s world. Two personal finance experts will also join our conversation to answer listener questions about personal credit and finance.
Guests: Josh Lauer, associate professor of media studies at the University of New Hampshire. His historical studies of communication technology, surveillance, and financial culture have appeared in Technology and Culture, New Media & Society, and several edited collections. His new book is Creditworthy: A History of Consumer Surveillance and Financial Identity in America.
Liz Hayes, President/CEO of Infinity FCU.
Chris Klenk, KeyBank's New England Region Consumer Credit Advisor.