Matt Johnson of Mariposa Point Communities was our Business Leaders Spotlight today and Ken and Mark gave away the final four tickets we had to Marvel Universe Live.
On B4B today, five guests visited Mark and Ken to talk about anything from the best places to Retire which by the way Scottsdale was in the top five and the best and worst place to retire again some AZ cities are listed. Also a spokeswoman from Compassion in World Farming talked about a new report on pollution caused by meat production in the US and the urgent need to take action. Greg Post from Sprint talked about a great program Sprint is doing that's giving thousands of equipment to SW students including right here in the Valley.
Today Ken and Mark talked about the Solar Eclipse with Senior Fellow of the Discovery Institute, Jay Richards. They also talked with the owner of Pedder's Son, Ted Palmisano.
On today's show, Chris Macke, founder of Solutionomics talked about the "new economic group," and some ideas for corporate tax changes that will be debated this Fall in Congress. Then Cameo Gore, lifestyle and business success Coach explained that today is National Relaxation Day.
Today on B4B, Forbes' Peter Cohan @petercohan, talked about Amazon wanting to snag the $5 billion dollar Market from Ticketmaster. Ken and Mark also gave away the first of three four packs of tickets to the upcoming Marvel Universe Live! show on September 10th. In the Biz leaders spotlight today was Sharon Lehew of Robbins Brothers in Scottsdale.
Doreen filled in again today for Mark Asher who will be back with Ken Morgan on Monday.
Kiplinger's Sandra Block checked in today to talk about money maximizing moves to make you a millionaire. WestWood One News Correspondent Jerry Barmash talked about a new analysis done by the Kaiser Family Foundation regarding initial Obamacare premiums in 2018 and if they're going up or down.
Mark was gone today so Doreen filled in with Ken Morgan and co-host. First they talked with Phoenix based ITSynergy spokesman Michael Cocanower regarding National Fraud Awareness Week and what to do to keep you and your business safe. Bill Hardekopf from lowcards.com stopped by talking about why Amazon's a threat to other major credit card companies and Rachel Bhattacharya of General Motors discussed Phoenix's Gig Economy and as it continues to grow freelance drivers will have new options to maximize earnings including here in the Phoenix area this fall.
Today on B4B, one lucky winner scored a four pack of great tickets to an upcoming Diamond Backs game on Monday night. Also WW One news correspondent Jim Roope talked about the passing of Country music Icon, Glen Campbell. In the Biz of Sports today was author and Dr. Michael Lewis talking about his latest book called When Brain Collide.
Today Ken and Mark talked about gas and oil prices with Kiplinger's Jim Patterson as well as the Rosetta Stone language learning system with Chris Brotherson and Mike Noble from OH Predictive Insights discussed a recent poll of Arizonans over how much President Trump tweets.
Today Angela Allen from America's Farmers Grow Communities program talked about grants offered nationwide including Arizona for rural nonprofits in 2018 and how to apply. In the Stump the Chumps contest on Wednesday 4 tickets to a D-Backs game will be up for grabs since there was no winner today.
Today Ken and Mark heard from CTA's Digital Answer Man regarding back to school tech shopping. Then Dr. John Huber warned about how excessive cellphone use can cause Anxiety. The recent HBO Cyber attack was covered by CEO of tech leader FITECH Consultants, Ian Marlow. In the Biz Leaders Spotlight today was Dr. Jennifer Geoghegan owner of Oasis Plastic Surgery. They also gave away $100 dollars in gift cards for Scramble to the lucky winner of Stump the Chumps.
On B4B today, Ken and Mark, heard from Emma Johnson who's the founder of a single moms website called WealthySingleMommy.com. In the Biz Leaders Spotlight was Jason Valasek, owner of Cloud LGS.
A new way to exercise was discussed on today's B4B. It includes a partnership between the JW Marriott Hotels & Property and The Joffrey Ballet and Ken and Mark heard all about it. Also renting prescription glasses with a new platform called Eyedesired was discussed with the company founder Rida Khan today.
Today Ken and Mark talked with a representative from the Aluminum industry, Ganesh Panneer, of Novelis about the recent explosive growth in that industry. They also heard from Andres De Armas of ADT talking about tonight's nationwide event called National Night Out.
Today on B4B, Ken and Mark gave away the first of three $50.00 gift cards to this week's Stump The Chump contest sponsor, Scramble. They also talked with Dr. Robin Lee, of the CDC regarding slips and falls of elderly that can turn fatal.