Today CTA's Blake Rouhani was on B4B with Mark and Ken talking about this year's top gifts and gadgets. Then from US Bank Wealth Management was Eric Weigand, all about U.S. Growth and a general outlook on the economy. Financial Expert and Author Charlotte Stallings talked about her new book "I Wich Someone Had Told Me." In the Biz Leaders spotlight was NAU Basketball coach Jack Murphy.
Congrats to Brandon in Glendale who won a pair of tickets to see, 1964 The Tribute, live at the historic Celebrity Theatre.
Today there apparently were Gremlins in the studio but Ken and Mark still managed to pull off another stellar show.
Today they talked with Peter Killian, of The Cambridge Group, regarding the declining retail landscapes and what brands can still drive business. Then Nick Clements, of MagnifyMoney.com talked about the 5 ways people with excellent credit can still get turned down. From Kiplinger, Kim Lankford, with their 50 strategies to help you save while shopping for insurance. In the Biz Leaders spotlight was Lori Harrison, owner of DLP Marketing and from Macayo's our Stump the Chumps featured restaurant was Ashley Negron who also brought the gang breakfast today.
Walk MS which is this Saturday at the Phoenix Zoo was the first topic of discussion with Ken and Mark today. Then they talked with Travis Laird, Robert Half, as Phoenix now ranks #4 for Most Stressed Commune. Bankrate.com senior analyst, Mark Hamrick joined the guys to talk about today's jobless numbers that came out and in the Biz Leaders Spotlight was Tina Garcia, Owner of The Everest Team.
Today Mark and Ken were joined by a list of guests with all different topics. The first of which was Erin Archuleta, small business expert on tips for Holiday customer satisfaction. Then Dr. Charles Gerba, Professor of Microbiology giving tips for personal protection from the flu. AV Concepts, Jim Thornton, talked about his company's 30th Anniversary. Chris Lloyd with his weekly segment followed by Jeanette Mack of Navy Federal Credit Union with a recent finding about Veterans and owning small businesses. Rounding out the show today was Dr. Pamela Hurst-Della Pietra and Dr. Dimitri a. Christakis with the issue of children and screen time.
On B4B today was the owner of Dickey's in Scottsdale off Raintree which is this week's Stump the Chump Sponsor. Nate Pomeroy explained all about their specials, events coming up and just about how they barbecue. Also from Veterans Affairs was Retired Air Force Col. Wanda Wright talking about an upcoming hiring event for Veterans and their families. Author of America: The Cookbook, Gabrielle Langholtz discussed her very large publication. Hector De La Torre, from Transamerican Center for Health Studies on a new report about Caregivers risking their own health and financial well being.