Today's show with Mark Asher and Ken Morgan features WestWood One news correspondent, Clayton Neville, talking about a little town in Texas that arms their teachers. Financial expert Winnie Sun discussed this week being designated "America Saves Week." Then during our Stump the Chumps contest, Jason of Mesa, won a $50.00 gift card to this weeks restaurant sponsor, Willie's Taco Joint. Finally, in the Biz Leaders Spotlight was David Wachtel of MePlusMore.
Today on the show was Mike Tizzano of Fairway Independent Mortgage talking about down payments for buying houses. Chris Hutchins, Ceo of Grove, with a study about Americans not having enough savings. In the Biz Leaders Spotlight today, Jenny Green, Owner of Around Town.
Peoria and Glendale will face off in an Inaugural Festival to support the troops according to our first guest, Jennifer Laughton. Also on the show was VP of Global Philanthropy, Seth Mones, talking about over $1 million dollars going to 8 Arizona nonprofits from JP Morgan, Chase. Ken and Mark also gave away a pair of tickets to a Queen Tribute Band performing Friday at Celebrity Theatre. Merchant Processing Pros, Nick North, and Jason Macek, talking all about their company. Jeff Ferry, CPA Research Director, on the Solar Industry and the US tariffs that will be taking effect.
Today on B4B, Thomas from Gilbert, was our lucky winner of a $50 gift card to Blind Dragon, during our Stump the Chumps contest. Author Andy Swann talked about his new book, "The Human Workplace." Then WestWood One news correspondent Jim Roope in L.A. discussed a new study on if drinking beer and wine daily is actually good for you. John Barchies of Arrakis Consulting discussed a new cybersecurity threat to AZ businesses. Finally, in the Biz Leaders Spotlight, was Sheila Kloefkorn of KEO Marketing.
Ken and Mark today, talked with Gary Kennedy, former general counsel for American Airlines if fewer airline regulations benefit the consumer. Then Clayton Neville, with WestWood One in Dallas talking about recent talks about shortening Major League Baseball games. Today's Ken and Mark played Stump the Chumps with restaurant sponsor Blind Dragon and Cathy from Phoenix was the lucky winner. Andrew Gause, currency expert, on the 10 things that will cost us more this year. Finally David Thompson, Affluent & Wealth about how the new tax law will hit blue state millionaires the hardest.
On B4B today, Mark was out so Doreen filled in with Ken and they chatted with Amr Ibrahim of Ultatel. He explained that 50% of the US Workforce will be remote by the year 2020. Then Reyne Rice, a toy and trend expert, talked about this weekend's NY Toy Fair and some of the new toys and games coming out this year. WestWood One's Jim Roope is in LA and talked about a new App that would allow for better communication in an emergency like a school shooting. Monday will be a pre-recorded Holiday show for President's Day and then Ken and Mark will be back for a live show on Tuesday.
Today on B4B, VP of eMails.com Scott Jones, talked about how his company is disrupting the meal kit biz. Jim Roope from WestWood One on a strange topic of a musician trying to raise enough money to build a spacecraft so we can search for aliens. (I'm not making this up). Then Glenn Derene, Consumer Reports, on Smart TVs being vulnerable to hackers. Matt Schulz of Creditcards.com and where Phoenix ranks with credit card debt burden. Finally Eric Tyson, an author on the 7 safe financial Apps to help manager your money.
Today on B4B was Heidi King from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration talking about what to do when your vehicle is recalled. Offers.com Carson Yarbrough, with Arizona's top Valentine's Day gifts. AARP's Barb Quaintance with a new prize that recognizes people over 50 who focus on Helping others.
Today Ken and Mark talked with WestWood One News Correspondents from L.A. and D.C. regarding new SAG code of conduct rules to President Trump's second budget. Also a $50 gift card went to Mitch of Tempe to Arcadia Tavern, the restaurant for this week's Stump the Chumps contest.
TGIF and Ken and Mark were able to get WestWood One news correspondent Kristen Holmes over the very brief Government shutdown. Also, Brenda Studley talked about an upcoming hiring fair hosted by Allied Universal. Our final gift certificate was given to Stump the Chump's winner Luis today on B4B.
Today, Dr. Ivan Misner, talked with Ken and Mark about reconnecting with lost contacts and why this is a perfect time. Interior Designer, Tabitha Evans, talked about her industry. Peter Volny visited the guys to discuss a special car event coming up to benefit the Phoenix Children's Hospital. Craig Kapper of Robert Half on Phoenix ranking in the top 10 at a top city for startup growth. Finally Jaqueline Moore from OpenDoor on a new home buying and selling survey.
Today on B4B was Dr. Jaime Kulaga on workers not taking their vacation time. Andrew Wagner, H&R Block on this year's tax season. Dr. Bill Miller with updates on the flu epidemic. Mark Hamrick from Bankrate with a survey on job satisfaction. Finally Latoya Drake from Google on Safer Internet Day.
On this episode of B4B, Ken and Mark, first started off with Josh Sorias, CEO of WAFR talking about the World's smallest wire power bank and AC Charger. Then from YouTube was Tara Walpert Levy on their annual Super Bowl recap for advertisements Az State Representative John Kavanaugh on a new bill for Dental therapy getting care for All Arizonans. Dorian Restaurant is also the featured restaurant on Stump the Chumps and so far we've had one lucky winner this week.
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