Today on Business for Breakfast, Career and Life Coach, Jennifer Longmore discussed a survey showing 78% of Americans are living paycheck to paycheck. Catherine Collinson from Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies talked about their new survey that highlights the challenges women face in achieving a secure retirement. Lou Leonard rounded out the first hour discussing Earth Hour this Saturday night. It's when the world turns off electricity at 8:30 pm PT. No winner in today's contest so $100 to Taco Guild is on the line for Friday's contest. And finally, in the Biz Leaders Spotlight was Shane Alexander owner of Alexander Building.
On B4B this morning, Ellen Joyce, Sr. Marketing Director for Cox Business about a contest for local valley small businesses. West Wood One News Correspondent, Steve Kastenbaum, talking about Wall Street and Time Warner/AT&T lawsuit. Mike Brosig, Corporate Management Expert, is this really the end for Toys R Us? Dan Santos, Area Manager for Taco Guild stopped by to discuss new menu and drink items. Taryn Schultz with AZ MS on the upcoming bike event this weekend.
On this Monday morning, Thomas from Gilbert managed to snag a $50.00 gift card to Taco Guild during today's Stump the Chumps contest. Humanitarian Christine Connolly Bell of World Vision, talked about the world's water crisis. Then Dan Thomas of XYZBuys discussed the US Energy grid and if its' vulnerable to attacks. Adrienne Rose Bitar, the author of "Diet And The Disease Of Civilization" discussed her new book and in the Biz Leaders Spotlight, today was Jeff Hoodzow owner of Best Deals in Town.
Today Jennifer Fitzpatrick, a generations expert, talked about her book, "Cruising Through Caregiving." Then from Consumer Reports, cybersecurity expert Bree Fowler on how to avoid March Madness phishing scams. Tom Godfrey talked about the upcoming Bike event for the MS Society and then Solar Sandy rounded out the show talking about saving money by going Solar.
Ama Marston was the first guest today on B4B, with Mark Asher and Ken Morgan. She discussed how businesses can use "Type R" to address 21st Century challenges. Dr. Marilyn Singleton is the author of a book called, "Diet and the Disease of Civilization. Kiplinger columnist Kim Lankford talked about navigating new military retirement choices. Self Proclaimed "beer doctors", Nancy Hoalst-Pullen and Mark W. Patterson talked about the latest National Geographic article called the Atlas of Beer. Finally WestWood One News Correspondent in Dallas, Clayton Neville, on March Madness and the price of tickets to some of these games.
Does your age impact how you feel about money? Ken Morgan and Mark Asher try to answer this and get stumped in today's episode of Business for Breakfast.
Ken Morgan and Mark Asher cover a variety of topics this morning including toast.
A book about dementia, Cyber-terrorism and beauty school for free are just a few of the topics on Business for Breakfast today.
Today Lending Tree's Chief Economist, Tendayi Kapfidze talked about getting a mortgage and your credit score. Then Dan Shufelt was in the studio about an AZ Helping Hands event last weekend and how you can donate to the cause. Fisherman Dave Marciano talked about his upcoming 9th season of National Geographic's hit series WICKED TUNA. Today saw our final winner for gift cards to Z'Tejas for the week with another new restaurant to compete for next week.
Cyber Security Expert from the University of Phoenix, Dennis Bonilla, showed Ken and Mark how to avoid getting hacked while on vacation or traveling. John Haber of Spend Management Experts, discussed Amazon's launch of a new delivery service to compete with FedEx and UPS. Jane M. Powers will be the guest speaker at this month's NAWBO meeting in Phoenix and she stopped by then Kim Ownes from YearUp AZ talking about the grant they received from the APS Foundation.
Today on the show, Jim Hiles with First Capital Advisors Group discussed the new tax law affecting retirement. Sara Morrow of Consumer Reports, with new research that showed Tide beats Persil in Laundry detergent tests. Author Carter Cast talked about his book The Right (And Wrong) Stuff.
Today on B4B, Ken and Mark talked with Tom Fink from TREPP about what's in store for retail this year. From the Governor's Office Of Highway Safety, Alberto Gutier, on a recent grant to alleviate pedestrian and bicyclist fatalities. Dan Santos from Z'Tejas came into the studio to talk all about their restaurants which are also this week's featured restaurant on the Stump the Chumps contest. Homeowners Financial Group's Joe Capitano was back on the morning show and finally from the American Lung Association, JoAnna Strother, on the new LUNG FORCE INITIATIVE.
On this Monday morning, Ken and Mark heard from WestWood One News Correspondents Bob Costantini and Steven Kastenbaum. Then Carl Schramm, American Economist, talked about new entrepreneurs and that age 40 is the new 20. For Stump the Chumps this week, the featured restaurant is Z'Tejas and a $50 dollar gift card was given away. In the Biz Leaders Spotlight was Sally Schwenn, AZ Market President, Gorman & Company, all about the grand opening of Az's first affordable housing complex to serve Veteran families. Rounding out the show was Joshua Tatum for Canvas Cultures and April 15th is World Artist Day and how his local company is helping local artists.
TGIF! Ken and Mark this morning learned about nutrition since March is National Nutrition Month from Nutritionist Tara Colingwood. Then it was the Doctor hour when first Dr. Brian Riveland talked about the newly formed Summit Medical Group Arizona. The second was Dr. John Hutton, pediatrician talking about today is Read Across America Day! Giveaways galore as a pair of tickets were given to Dan of Phoenix, to Scottsdale Desert Stages Threatre. In the Stump the Chumps contest, Amar of Scottsdale managed to win $100 in gift cards to Willie's Taco Joint. In the Biz Leaders Spotlight, Matt Oliver of the Lund Mortgage Team.
On this first day of March, Dr. Elaina George talked about facing a massive doctor shortage by the year 2030. Then Bankrate.com, Mark Hamrick, discussing that 1 in 3 Americans has no more savings than credit card debt. We also heard from H&R Block's Meg Sutton on a survey of just how much Americans hate doing taxes. Dr. Constance Bradley joined Mark and Ken in studio regarding food as medicine during National Nutrition Month. CV Sciences' Josh Hendrix with CBD for dummies.