On this first day of August, Ken and Mark spoke with Dr. Berend Mets regarding what Anesthesiologists really do when someone is put under for a procedure. Then Adam Baratta, author, "Gold is a Better Way." Co-founder of Package Concierge, John Doyle, about an e-commerce trend. Zookz founder, Carole Meyer came on to talk about her restaurant and their expansion with a second location. In the Biz Leader Spotlight was Justin Piazza, owner of La Piazza Al Forno and then in the Biz Of Sports segment was MMA Fighter, Brian, "Bam Bam" Barberena.
Today first up with Mark Asher and Ken Morgan was Shaunna Risinger, GM of SwimKids USA with free swimming lessons to kids valley wide. Matthew Owenby of Aflac with some numbers of why women at small businesses still say they're paid less than men. Kathleen Petticord from Investoverseas.com shared the list of the best countries to retire in to make your money's worth. From the Phoenix Children's Hospital Foundation, Kristy Litten, Because this week is Mircacle Treat Day and she talked all about that. Solar Sandy from Asksolarsandy.com stopped by as well.
Today's show included West Wood One News Correspondent Steve Kastenbaum regarding the CBS CEO Leslie Moonves charges of sexual harassment. Then Debbie Bloyd of DLB Financial Services commented on the fact that new homes sales dropped to an 8 month low last month. Author Jeremy Bridgman regarding his new book in which half the proceeds will go toward public education. Zookz is this weeks restaurant sponsor for Stump the Chumps and the first of three gift cards was won this morning. In the Biz Leaders Spotlight was Chris Peach of The Money Peach.
Mark and Ken started the show off with the continuing saga of Mark's bat problem at his home. Then Jeff Kreisler was the first guest giving 7 tips to saving money on back to school items. Alex Zlatin, author of Responsible Dental Ownership discussed companies mastering four universal business truths. Branding and social media expert Ian Wishingrad talked with the guys about Facebooks and its branding power. The final gift card to The Bodhi was given away and next week's featured restaurant on Stump the Chumps contest is Zookz.
Today on the morning show, Ken and Mark talked with a Fire Marshal from Colorado Springs about keeping your home safe from wildfires. Then Dr. Ramon Duran from Puerto Rico discussed oral health. Elliott Grimm from the Consumer Technology Association about all the latest for new tech items in the industry. CEO of MyBankTracker, Jason Reposa, discussed the top 5 US Banks and how much consumers lose to bank fees, a whopping 3.5 billion dollars. Finally, Nikhil Hutheesing of Consumer Reports discussed saving money on back to school items.
Today on the morning show, Ken and Mark talked with John Beuerlein of Edward Jones regarding the Phoenix walk for Alzheimer's. Kevin Parikh discussed how technology will change a person's business in the next 20 years. Then travel expert Julian Mark Kheel on saving money this summer. In the Biz Leaders Spotlight was Will Armijo of Will Powered.
On B4B today, Danielle Shay at Simpler Trading with the kick off of the earnings season. Dr. Michael Busler on the possibility of America turning to a four day work week. J.C. Faris author of "Once Upon A Time 13.81 Billion Years Ago." Adam Witty CEO of Advantage|ForbesBooks discussing how entrepreneurs fail when it comes to marketing their business. We rounded out the show today with AZ State Treasurer Eileen I. Klein who invited all Money Radio listeners to attend an upcoming State Board of Investment Meeting to see just how well AZ is doing financially.
Today Ken and Mark talked with Dr. David Ascienzo who is a data scientist about buying tickets for the MegaMillions lottery drawing. Darius Norman, a credit repair expert talked about credit and if it can impact your continuing education. Then Cardiologist Dr. Jack Wolfson on how good eating citrus really is. Stump the Chumps sponsor this week is Fares Tarabichi-The Bodhi restaurant. Finally, in the Biz spotlight, today was Jenny Martin of Phoenix Cancer Network and K.C. Kanaan of Envoy America with a joint venture between these agencies.
This jam-packed show today included five different guests and of course the Stump The Chumps contest with restaurant Miracle Mile Deli. Veronica Garcia from Hickman's Family Farm was first in the studio talking about their new ad campaign and slogans many are seeing on their trucks throughout the Valley. Then Phoenix Nurse Ann Moore discussed technological advances with treatment for liver disease. From insurancequotes.com, Jason Hargraves, with new information about how uninformed Americans are when it comes to the basics of insurance. In the Biz Leaders Spotlight was CEO and owner of the Alkaline Water Company, Ricky Wright. Finally, in the Biz Of Sports segment, Mark talked with Hall of Fame coach Joe Kersting and the doing away with junior college sports.
Today on B4b, Mark and Ken, had a few guests today starting with Brittani Youman from Lenox talking about how best to save money on electric bills. Then from Womply, Brad Plothow, said AZ ranks 5th nationally for transactional volume at small independent restaurants. Derek Shairer of Opendoor stopped by talking about the future of real estate in the valley and Darrel Christenson from Ability360 talked about MLS listings in AZ. Also stopping in was Solar Sandy talking about saving money also on electricity by going solar.guest
On B4B today Ken and Mark heard from Employco USA Rob Wilson about if America is really near full employment. Joseph, "JJ" Montanaro, USAA about 35% of households have trouble paying expenses. Emily Foote from Customer Engagement for Bridge regarding Job hopping and who's doing it and why. They also gave away a pair of tickets to see Chris Isaak at Celebrity Theater this Friday night and George Laughton of the Laughton Team was our Biz Leaders Spotlight today.
Today's morning show was an abbreviated version due to technical difficulties as Doreen filled in for Mark Asher and she and Ken talked with author Conrad J. Storad about his book series called "Arizona Way Out West & Wacky". Then Brydon Ross from the Consumer Energy Alliance about their annual meeting taking place this week in Phoenix. Finally, "Mr. Constitution" himself, John Chambers talking about his book which is a study guide to the U.S. Constitution.
On B4B today, Ken and Mark heard about a very special program that is called Back to School Clothing Drive and their special shopping event coming up soon then they assist Title 1 kids with school supplies throughout the Valley. It's also Amazon Prime Day and we heard from Jim Wilcox, Sr., from Consumer Reports with the best buys to find during this event. Josh Garcia from Miracle Mile Deli showed up to talk about the Deli as this weeks sponsor of the Stump the Chumps contest.
Ken and Mark on this Friday the 13th heard from Bankrate.com's Amanda Dixon regarding how many Americans have a side hustle to help make ends meet. WestWood One new correspondent Bob Costantini discussed President Trump's visit to London.
International Speaker John Horvat joined Ken and Mark today with a disturbing new trend, plunging fertility rates. Then Dr. Linda Mason on the safety of using anesthesia on children. Fired Pie owner Fred Morgan stopped by talking about all the specials in the month of July. Ray Lucia chatted with Ken and then HomeSmart COO Wendy Forsythe about a special open house across the country this Saturday.