Ken and Mark on B4B today started the day talking credit scores with expert Sanford Kahn. Then Lauren Myrick, Square Payroll, how to successfully run your business or side hustle. Myrick listed apps and tools to help with that. Dr. John Kontor of Optum Advisory Services had study results regarding unnecessary medical tests and procedures. Stopping into the studio was Ashley Negron, Macayo's discussing their 72 Anniversary and all the specials they're having in celebration of that milestone. In the Biz Leaders Spotlight was Adriana Campbell, owner of A-Line Skincare. Finally, the Biz of Sports segment was Dr. Warren Farrell discussing what experts are suggesting about flag football and making it standard in school sports.
Today on B4B, Ken and Mark talked first with Consumer expert Claudia Lombana about World Tourism Day. Then Jack E. Kosakowski, President, and CEO of Junior Achievement with research that reveals teens and saving for the future. Next was Bankrate.com's Greg McBride regarding his predictions for the Fed Meeting taking place this week. Michele Gelfand, Ph.D., author of a book called Rule Makers, Rule Breakers: how tight and loose cultures wire our world.
On this Monday morning, Felicity Rose of fwd.us was the first guest on the B4B show with Mark and Ken. She's talking about a new report on economic impact of AZ's imprisonment crisis. Then Matt Schulz with comparecards.com with a holiday shopping and debt survey. Courtney Nelson VP of marketing and communications at Goodwill on the upcoming job fair tomorrow. Stump the Chumps restaurant sponsor this week is Macayo's and then in the Biz Leaders Spotlight, Alison Kierman owner of Kierman law firm.
Today on B4B, Ken and Mark ended the week by giving away the final $50.00 gift card to Fired Pie!. Next week is Macayo's. From Year Up Arizona, Kim Owens discussed a grant they received. Anthony Hopp from Samaritan Ministries on a new way to pay for health insurance. Naturopatch Margie Adelman with new guidelines for losing fat and building lean. In the Biz Leaders Spotlight was Lee Gerdes, owner, Scottsdale based Cereset.
Today Ken and Doreen hosted the show with the first guest being Allen Adamson and his new book Shift Ahead. Jack Cheevers from Medicare and Medicaid on new cards being issued and what recipients need to do once they get one. Special guest from our Nation's Capital was Gail McGovern, President and CEO of American Red Cross giving us an update on their efforts with Hurricane Florence. From Consumer Reports was Catherin Roberts with a study on E-Cigarettes and teens. Then Melissa Gray of Avnet and their partnership with ASU. Jacqueline Moore of Opendoor explaining why so many people are moving to Phoenix. Finally, Chris Gindlesperger of the NCA and what the confectionary industry means to jobs in AZ.
Another winner in Stump the Chumps for a $50.00 gift card to Fired Pie!. Author Gene Marks discussed the inside story of Amazon and its new storefront idea. Ted Rossman of Creditcards.com and how Americans are paying cash rather than cards for some things. In the Biz Leader Spotlight was Greg Peterson, Founder of the Urban Farm GrowPHX.
Today Dr. Nadine Gracia, Executive Vice President & COO of Trust for America's Health started the show with Mark and Ken and the Topic: New State-by-State Report Finds Adult Obesity Rates Now Exceed 35 Percent in 7 States. Then Alexandria Dickinson on how to get paid what you are worth. Melissa Ridolfi at Fidelity and the costs of college. A pair of tickets was given away to see The Australian Bee Gees at Celebrity Theatre Friday night and Rusty Foley ended the show. She's from the AZ Citizens for The Arts and their efforts to support Arts in the school system.
Today Ken and Mark welcomed Fred Morgan of Fired Pie! to the studio and to be this week's sponsor of Stump the Chumps contest. Also, Jenny Valderas from Homefront and celebrating Military Spouses event. Then Hayley Peterson of Insider discussed Amazon delivery and the true COST of shipping. Cassandra Switalski of Miracle League of Arizona and registration is underway for special needs children to play baseball. In the Biz Leaders Spotlight was Ryan Hibbert, CEO of Riot Hospitality Group.
On this TGIF day, Ken and Mark first heard from Dr. Veronica Anderson regarding Flu season and getting those Flu Shots and if they're dangerous. Next from ASU Knowledge Enterprise, Sethuraman Panchanathan because ASU ranked as the most innovative school in the US by the US News and World Report. Tom Egan of FSL announced a grant they received for working with the elderly from the Attorney General's office. In the Biz Leaders Spotlight was Christa Esquibil announcing the West Valley Farmer's Market is this Saturday.
On today's show, Ken and Mark celebrated WD-40's 65th birthday with company CEO Garry Ridge. Then Robin Fancher of Einsteins Bagels stopped by with a great spread of food. Mark Murphy of TravelPulse.com talking about how to save money. Matt Baker of FreshBooks with a new survey of how many Americans work for themselves. Author Tanya Steel with her National Geographic Kids book called Food Fight: A Mouthwatering History of Who Ate What and Why Through The Ages. Finally, Dr. Steven Helschien of Level 1 Diagnostics discussed blood pressure and bad habits that keep that pressure elevated.
Today's first guest on B4B was the founder of Boulder-based Extract Labs, Craig Henderson who discussed CBD. Then Health Coach Maria Marlowe with food that's good and bad for your hair. USAA's Sean Scaturro discussing life insurance and this week's restaurant sponsor for Stump the Chumps, El Pollo Loco's Melo Marcarian was on the show. Finally, in the Biz Leaders Spotlight was Chris Maderazzo and Ben McRae for the upcoming Nite-Flight event.
On this special day of remembrance for 9/11, St. Mary's Food Bank is helping out with more than 1,000 volunteers. Jerry Brown explained to Ken and Mark that they're taking part in 9/11DAY.ORG. It's Arizona's largest 9/11 give back event. Then Yahoo Finance columnist, Rick Newman, on predictions for the upcoming November elections. Bankrate.com analyst Adrian Garcia with the most and least valuable college majors. Howard VanEs gave us tips on writing our own book and then Danielle DiMartino Booth talked about issues of the day all on Business for Breakfast this morning.
On B4B today, the guys first heard from WestWood One News Correspondent Bob Costantini in D.C., regarding the resignation of CBS head Les Moonves. Then Lou Leonard VP of the World Wildlife Fund regarding the Global Climate Action Summit taking place this week in San Francisco. Then Eric Fuller of U.S. Xpress for Truck Driver Appreciation Week and how there's free college for Truckers. In the Biz Leaders Spotlight was Jacob Meltzer, Keep It Cut. Celebrating their fifth anniversary, Keep It Cut gives back to the community. Then this week's Stump the Chumps sponsor is El Pollo Loco and Ken and Mark gave away the first of three $50.00 gift cards to any of the many El Pollo Loco locations.
B4B today was broadcast live from the Scottsdale Resort for the annual Military Assistance Mission Freedom Breakfast event. Ken and Mark talked with several guests at the event as well as Tucker Perkins of the Propane Education & Research Council about green alternatives. Then-Attorney John Dellaportes about Ponzi Schemes. Next was USMC Justin Henderson, the keynote speaker at the breakfast. in the 7 O'Clock hour was Margi Bons who created the charity and the annual event to honor her son who was killed in the line of duty. In the Biz Leaders Spotlight, today was John Arnold, CEO of Southwest Wealth Strategies.
B4B today included six guests starting with Traci Long DeForge, founder of Produce your Podcast. National Podcast Day is later this month. Then Matt Schulz of CompareCards with a new survey regarding the Equifax breach. After Matt was Betty Ng, CEO of Inspiring Diversity, LLC. She discussed more workplace diversity and how it can result in higher company profits. Author of the book Refinery29MoneyDiaries, Lindsey Stanberry and dropping by was Don Alvarez from the Radix Law Firm regarding a new law that allows parents to check their kids' credit scores.