Today on B4B, Ken and Mark, talked first with Earnin CEO Ram Palaniappan regarding a new free APP that allows a person to get paid early with no fee. CreditCards.com's Ted Rossman on the average retail credit card versus an average credit card and what to watch for during the upcoming shopping season. Personal Finance expert Farnoosh Torabi on shopping smart this holiday.
Phoenix as a Thanksgiving weekend destination was discussed on today's B4B show. Amanda Norcross of airfarewatchdog. Then Rob Garf of Salesforce talked about online versus phone orders this shopping season. Jill Gonzalez of WalletHub talked about the corporate income tax report all today on Business for Breakfast.
Today on B4B, Ken and Mark talked first with Dusty Donaldson regarding Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Then travel expert, Jeanenne Tornatore Topic: Winter Travel Tips & Trends 2018 + Looking Ahead: Holiday Travel. Next, Sophos Principal Research Scientist and Security Expert Chet Wisniewski. Subject: How Changing Cybercriminal Behaviors Can Impact Organizations in 2019. in the Biz Leaders Spotlight, today was Ken Patel, owner of Rightway Pharmacy.
Today Mar5k and Ken talked with Dr. Vishal Verma, Chief Medical Officer for 4C. Topic: 4C Medical Group Expands to West Valley with Integration of Three West Valley Internal Medicine and West Valley Urgent Care Locations. Also Ross Kimbarovsky , CrowdSpring
Topic: marketing blunders – and how businesses can avoid common pitfalls
Today CEO of FUEL, Erik Rosenstrauch discussed retail marketing on the morning show. That was followed by Danielle Shay of Simpler Trading. Stump the Chumps restaurant sponsor this week is Church's Chicken and in the Biz Leaders Spotlight were Alan "AP" Powell and retired Admiral Hal Pittman all about an upcoming Veterans workshop.
Today on this TGIF, Ken and Mark talked with Pat Moran from the nonprofit AFLI or American Financial Literacy Institution regarding uncertainty in the stock market and properly budgeting for the holiday among other topics. Then Certified Financial Planner, Joseph Falbo, with a new study on how Americans are less financially fit that we think. Susanne Kantra from techlicious.com with the upcoming highlights of the Consumer Technology Associations list of the hottest tech gifts this holiday season. One winner walked away with $100.00 in gift cards to Voila French Bistro during the Stump the Chumps contest. In the Biz Leaders Spotlight was Patrick Tilton, CEO of Hawkeye Electric with a charity event happening this weekend in the Valley.
Today on this edition of B4B, Ken and Mark talked about : Best Buy Blue Shirt Katie Huggins. Topic: Black Friday Ad Leak from Best Buy, with Previews of What's Hot Heading into the 2018 Holiday Shopping Season. Then Retired Lt. Col Samantha Dutton, Ph.D., LCSW, Program Director for University of Phoenix College of Humanities and Sciences
Subject: Veterans and Mental Health. Chris Prefontaine, author of Amazon Best Seller Real Estate On Your Terms
Topic: Will The Magic Of Real Estate Investments Soon Disappear For Good? Finally, Kenny Klaus of Offer Depot joined the show today.
Today on B4b, Michael Cocanower with itSynergy discussed the best way for small and medium-sized businesses in Arizona to handle their cybersecurity. Then Wes <oss host of Money Matters talked with Ken and Mark about a new survey that examines how consumers feel about FSA and HCA accounts and gave some financial tips for making healthcare more affordable. With no winner in the Stump the Chumps contest today, $100 is now up for grabs in Friday's contest. This week's restaurant is Viola French Bistro.
Today on B4B, Kevin Hernandez, Director of Policy for the LIBRE Initiative. Topic: Tariffs Cause Factory-Sector Growth To Slow Down? Next was Beth Porter, Author of REDUCE, REUSE, REIMAGINE: Sorting Out the Recycling Systems. Following him was Scott Harkey, well-known co-founder of Owen Harkey Advertising, talking all about the upcoming NAWBO meeting in Phoenix.
Today Ken and Mark talked with world-renowned speaker Dr. Willie Jolley for National Jobs Action Day. Then Ramex Baassiri spoke about baby boomers trying to leave their companies to their millennial children and how both can benefit. $50.00 To Viola French Bistro was given away during the Stump the Chumps contest and in the Biz Leaders spotlight was Meghan Alfonso, founder of the Pearce Family Foundation.
Today, Ken and Mark, talked about Black Friday, Record job openings and mobilizing small business owners to vote. First Sarah Hollenbeck from blackfriday.com talked about what Arizonans may spend on that shopping day. Then Leonard Wright CPA Financial Planner talked about the record job openings and the volatile market. NFIB President and CEO Juanita D. Duggan on their effort to mobilize small business owners to get out and vote.
On this first day of November, Ken and Mark had a big lineup of guests this morning. First up was Author Stephanie Warren Drimmer. Topic: National Geographic Kids: ULTIMATE SECRETS REVEALED. Then Daniel Ameduri, co-founder of the Future Money Trends newsletter. After him Dr. Victoria Dooley. withTips and Advice on With The Change in Seasons, Holiday Stressing How To Ward Off The Winter Woes. Ségolène Gros the co-owner of Voila French Bistro. Cortney Reed with OfferPad stopped by and a surprising finding from PriceWaiter COO Andrew Scarbrough. Topic: 45% of shoppers will begin shopping for holiday gifts before November 1—and all of them are looking for a deal.
On this Halloween show of Business for Breakfast Mark and Ken heard from WalletHub's Jill Gonzalez talking about how 75 million Americans say their finances are a "horror show." Then Chris Garcia the former deputy director of the US Department of Commerce discussed new interest rate hikes and how they could be catastrophic for Americans. Next up was Arizona native, John Pinto who created BoomBoom Inhalers and was recently featured on Shark Tank. The Assistant General Manager of Pomo Pizzeria came on just before the Stump the Chumps contest for which they're sponsoring this week. Finally, in the Biz Leaders Spotlight, today was Gary Colby, bike wholesaler with Colby Cruisers.
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