The Plastic Effect: How Urban Legends Influence the Use and Misuse of Credit Cards
Credit card expert and attorney, Dr. Stephen Lesavich, and co-author of the award-winning book: The Plastic Effect®: How Urban Legends Influence the Use and Misuse of Credit Cards joins Enterprise Radio.
- Your award-winning book, The Plastic Effect: How Urban Legends influence the Use and Misuse of Credit Cards, has an interesting title. What is “The Plastic Effect?”
- Your book includes 25 urban legends affecting credit and debit cards. Why did you write your book around urban legends?
- What is a credit report? Why should every credit holder know what is on their credit report?
- What is a credit score? What common activities can affect a person’s credit score?
- In your book, you also include a section called “Plastic Reactions” for each urban legend. What is a Plastic Reaction?
Stephen Lesavich, PhD, JD, is a credit card expert, an award-winning author, and an attorney in private practice. He is the founding partner of the Lesavich High-Tech Law Group. Stephen received a B.S. degree with distinction from the University of Wisconsin, an M.S. degree in computer science from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, a Ph.D. in computer science from the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago and a J.D. degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School.
As an attorney, Dr. Lesavich regularly writes, speaks, and is interviewed about legal topics related to credit cards, business law, technology law and intellectual property law (patents, trademarks, and copyrights). His articles and interviews have appeared internationally in many different print and electronic publications, and he is a frequent guest on the radio.
His first book, The Plastic Effect®: How Urban Legends Influence the Use and Misuse of Credit Cards, was awarded a gold medal in the Independent Publisher 2013 Living Now Book Awards. Dr. Lesavich’s book was judged the best new book in the finance/budgeting category.
As a technology expert, Stephen has worked professionally as a software engineer at AT&T Bell Laboratories, U.S. Robotics and other high-tech companies where he designed software for the infrastructure of the Internet. He has also worked as an adjunct professor at several different universities.
Dr. Lesavich is a sought-after speaker for lectures and workshops on topics related to credit cards, business law and technology law.
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