436. Insights: COVID-19 and the underbanked in the US

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436. Insights: COVID-19 and the underbanked in the US

Sam Maule is joined by some great guests to discuss the state of the underbanked in the US and how COVID-19 is affecting this group of underserved people.

Sam Maule is joined by a fantastic panel of guests to discuss the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the US' underbanked communities. Here to discuss the matter are:

  • Abbey Wemimo - Co-founder, Esusu
  • John Hope Bryant - CEO and Chairman of Operation Hope
  • Thea Garon - Senior Director, Financial Health Network

As COVID-19 spreads across the globe, the US is facing a financial crisis that is hitting ethnic minorities and those left out of the formal financial system the hardest. In this week's Insights show, Sam and guests discuss the origins of financial inequality in the States, the social implications of unequal access to finance and credit, and the future of the underbanked in a world turned on its head by a global pandemic.

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Special Guests: Abbey Wemimo , John Hope Bryant, and Thea Garon .