Today on the show Ken and Julie spoke with New York Times writer David Gelles about his article 'At Zappos, Pushing Shoes and a Vision.' Andrew Pena, Phoenix division director for Robert Half Technology spoke about a new survey that revealed the strangest (and most humorous) help desk requests. Janice Tardiff, Technical Expert on Elastomers Research at Ford gave us some information about a new sustainable solution for the rubber used in cars.
Today on the show Ken and Julie spoke with Ernesto Suarez, CEO of InsureMyRentalCar.com about how drivers are at risk of spending an extra $450 at the rental car desk this summer. They also spoke with Don Nunnari, vice president of automotive services for AAA Arizona about AAA's Business Solutions. Randy Reed, Owner and President of TeamLogic stopped by to talk about Mobile Device Security. Finally, nationally recognized energy commentator, Terry Jarrett spoke with us about the EPA Plan for 'Clean Power' and how it could jeopardize the safety of the US electrical grid.
Today on the show Ken and Julie spoke with Arizona Republic writer Ronald Hanson about his article 'Arizona ranks No. 3 in U.S. for discouraged workers.' You can read more at www.azcentral.com.
Today on the show Ken and Julie had a full house. They spoke with Greg McBride, Bankrate.com's chief financial analyst about how only about 17% of investors prefer stocks for long-term investing. They also spoke with Public Affairs and Communications Director with AAA Arizona Linda Gorman about a study that shows people who quit driving suffer. President and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council popped by to talk about how GPEC set another banner year. Tom Wheelwright, CPA and CEO of ProVision stopped by to tell us how to translate Presidential Candidate tax policies.
Today on the show Ken and Julie spoke with New York Times Writer and DealBook Contirbutor about his article 'New Criticism Over teh SEC's Use of In-House Judges."
Today on the show Ken and Julie spoke with Ronald Fierstein about his book A Triumph of Genius: Edward Land, Polaroid, and the Kodak Patent War. They also had a conversation about how to be prepared for a breakdown while on a road trip with president of Allstate Roadside Services, Pam Dufour. Randy Reed, owner and president of TeamLogic stopped by again this week to talk about the tech talent shortage.
Today on the show Ken and Julie spoke with InsuranceQuotes.com's senior analyst Laura Adams about a survey that showed 1 in 4 people have had the same car insurance since the 90s. They also spoke with business reporter Russ Wiles about the possible economic impact the I-10 bridge collaps could have on Arizona. You can find his artile at AZCentral.com
Today on the show Ken and Julie spoke with Senior Auto Specialists for The Motley Fool, John Rosevear about his article 'How Honda and Toyota are Becoming Big Players in Trucks.' The also spoke with Amy Runyon, CEO of notMykid about the launch of their valley-wide back-to-school campaign encouraging parents to drug test their kids. The wrapped up the day talking with Samuel Hendren, Young Entrepreneur Foundation scholarship finalist and Molly Young, YEF Foundation Director.
Peter Cohan stopped by Business for Breakfast to talk about why you should bet that Amazon will double by 2018. Randy Reed Owner and President of TeamLogic gave some great information about phishing and Bill Hardekopf, CEO of LowCards.com told us about a new way to protect against identity theft.
Today on the show Ken and Julie found out why students grade themselves "C" or worse and lack confidence in personal finance by talking with Brian Schwallie, US Bank's Arizona market president. They also spoke with Arizona Republic writer Ronald Hanson about the latest report on the Mountain West states' economy. You can find the article at www.azcentral.com.
Ken and Julie spoke with CEO of LowCards.com, Bill Hardekopf, about a Senator's proposal for early warning alerts to curtail identity theft. They also spoke with Russ Wiles, business reporter for the Arizona Republic about how although Greece and Arizona's financial situation are different they have some similarities.
Today Ken and Julie got a little Christmas in July. They spoke with Courtney Nelson, vice president of marketing and communications with Goodwill Stores about some great promotions they have through the month of July. You can find out more information by visiting www.goodwillaz.org. They also had the opportunity to talk with Leanne Brown about her book Good and Cheep, Eat Well on $4 a Day. St. Mary's Food Bank is in need of bottled water. Jerry Brown, director of public relations gave Ken and Julie information about how and ware to donate. Find more information at www.firstfoodbank.org.
Today on the show Ken and Julie spoke with Peter S. Cohan, President of Peter S. Cohan Associates Consulting & Venture Capital Firm, Forbes Startup Economy writer, Teacher at Babson College, and Co-Author of “Capital Rising..” about his article "Will BMW pay $800 million to fix cause of sudden engine failure?"
Today on the show Ken and Julie spoke with Bretta Nelson from the Arizona Humane Society about pet safety tips during the 4th of July festivities. Randy Reed Owner and President of TeamLogic spoke about how mobile devises might be the hole in your security. Heidi Majidi with Re/Max Fine Properties and winner of the Scottsdale Area Association of Realtor's inaugural 40 under 40 award provided some information about the local real estate market.