Today is National Hug a Trucker day and from the American Road Team, Dave Manning talked about how trucking drives the economy and improve lives on Highways in your state. Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce Foundation Vice President Jennifer Mellor talked about a new program the Foundation is launching called Wellness AtoZ for employers in Phoenix. Also very timely and informative was Jill Gonzalez from @wallethub about tips to deal with the Equifax Breach.
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Today was a full day of interviews on B4B. Country music star Craig Morgan started the show (no relation to Ken) and talked about the first ever Eukanuba Performance Games to showcase extraordinary Dogs. Krister Ungerboeck of CEO Growth on why working Dads might have it harder than working Moms. AARP's Leigh Purvis on a new Rx report that shows specialty drug prices have increased 10% plus many more.
Today was jam packed with guests and fun on B4B. Ken and Mark first heard from Bankrate's Robin Saks Frankel about how millions are already planning their holiday travel. Then author Leah Ingram, aka The Confident Spender, talked about the cost of college and what to do to save money. Paul Crowe the CEO of NuView Life Sciences, talked about precision medicine. In the Biz leaders spotlight today was Scott Hanson of HMAPR.
Today on the show, Ken and Mark, heard from St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance's Jerry Brown about the fact that September is Hunger Action Month and the food bank has developed a 30 ways in 30 days to help the food bank replenish its' supplies. Brown said they also sent emergency supplies out to a Texas food bank because of Hurricane Harvey so now AZ supplies are down.
Today, Tim Harrison, from the Phoenix Children's Hospital Foundation talked about their massive fundraising campaign and Co-owner of Times Square restaurant, Paullette Cano stopped in to talk about their Italian style menu as part of the featured restaurant for this week's Stump the Chumps contest.
Today on B4B, we heard about what gas prices might do because of Hurricane Harvey from Greg Kozera of Shale Crescent USA and Terry Jarrett, Energy Commentator, talked about a federal study regarding the vulnerability of the US power grid. Greg Peterson stopped by to talk about the Urban Farm and upcoming 18th annual Urban Farm Fruit Tree Education program.
On B4B today, Ken and Mark, discussed the results of a new survey by TransUnion on Millennials and what's in their wallets.
Also no winner for Stump the Chumps and that means $150 in gift cards will be up for grabs on Friday.
Today the founder of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Frank Shankwitz on the show talking about the movie about his life being filmed in Prescott.
Today on B4B, Ken and Mark, heard from Jerry Gehrke, of McDonald's regarding the hiring of 2,000 workers in AZ on Wednesday.
Author Andy Gause talked with Ken and Mark today about the President's threat of a Government shutdown and the dangers that this includes. Also Andrew Blachman of Tophatter.com discussed mobile shopping.
With a total of 7 special guests on Business for Breakfast this morning, Ken and Mark, covered everything from how Baby Boomers are staying connected to how to protect your property in the event of another wildfire to the topic of dethroning dollar bills. In the Biz of Sports section, vividseats.com spokeswoman Jeanenne Tornatore, revealed interesting data on the teams that are commanding the highest ticket prices this season.
Ken and Mark today were schooled on the 7 most reliable stocks to invest in now by Kiplinger's Daren Fonda. Also on the show faithful listener Dan won $50.00 to Dave & Busters during the Stump the Chumps contest. In the Biz Leaders Spotlight today was Brian North of North & Co. Real Estate.
Today in the Biz Leaders Spotlight was Gregg Ostro, Founder, CEO and Owner of GO Media talking about an upcoming big annual event for Integrity Summit.
Today was a full slate of guests including this week's Stump the Chumps featured restaurant, Dave & Busters, Assistant GM Trent Averhoff. Averhoff covered all the special deals taking place for the big fight on Saturday as well as other weekly features.
American Cancer Society's Coleen McKinstry also talked about this Thursday's big Making Strides Kickoff Breakfast and invited anyone touched by cancer to sign up to attend.