Along with the morning headlines and market numbers, Ken and Mark were joined by Julie Rodriguez to talk about the great year Sky Harbor had in 2015. They also spoke with coach Akili Worthy about 100 lives in 100 days. The Southwest Wealth Strategies Spotlight featured George James and he spoke about QLAC.
Today on the show Ken and Mark talked Sears, Chipotle, Starbucks and other business headlines. The Business Leaders spotlight featured Josh Garcia, Owner of the Miracle Mile Deli. Personal finance expert Farnoosh Torabi told the guys why a higher credit score is the secret to happiness in 2016.
Ken and Mark reviewed Super Bowl 50 and the ads. The Southwest Wealth Strategies Spotlight focused on Ben Miles, CFP and Partner of Southwest Wealth Strategies and phase two insurance planning.
Ken Morgan and Mark Asher cover a variety of topics this morning including speaking with Peter Cohan about why he believes Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft are buys. The Southwest Wealth Strategies Spotlight highlighted Chris Lanier who spoke about personal financial organization. The guys also made their Super Bowl predictions.
Today Ken and Mark put airbag maker Takata in the penalty box as Honda is expanding their recall due to the companies faulty products. They spoke with Dr. Onur Tosun, Assistant Professor of Finance with the Warwick Business School. Our Business Leader Spotlight was on Ken Welsh, owner of the Welsh Law Group. Rounding out the show was the Business of Sports.
Today, the guys provided valuable information for visitors to the Waste Management Phoenix Open and they talked a little Super Bowl. They also chatted with Jim Small with SANTE Realty Investments. The Penalty Box was full this morning with Martin Shkreli and Bronco's player Ryan Murphy. We unveiled the new feature Southwest Wealth Strategies Spotlight talking with Ray Demuzio, president and senior partner of Southwest Wealth Strategies about rising interest rates.
This morning the guys talked the Iowa caucus, Alphabet, Facebook and local restaurant openings and closings. Guests included Russ Yelton with Pinnacle Transplant Technologies, Chip Wittrock with Wittrock Financial Group. The new feature The Business Leader Spotlight focused on Kevin Rondeau, Owner of Rondo Pools and Spa.
Today on Business for Breakfast we introduced our new co-host! Valley radio veteran Mark Asher joined Ken Morgan to catch up on the top news stories from the weekend and today. They discussed the weekend car shows and the upcoming Waste Management Open among other topics.
Dawn and Julie spoke with author Simon Lack about his book Wall Street Potholes and Lindsay St. Clair provided information about the events happening at the notMYkid winter fair on this morning's Business for Breakfast.
Today on Business for Breakfast Dawn Nici and Julie Dougherty covered multiple topics and spoke with nationality known investor and host of Shark Tank, Kevin O'Leary in the first hour of the program. Julie provided an update in her financial planning corner and John Barnabas rounded out the second hour.
John Koller, Vice President, Platforms Marketing at PlayStation® spoke about trending games this holiday season and a recent family gaming study. Lieutenant General Pete Osman, USMC (Ret.), President and CEO for the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation spoke about Toys for Tots and how to donate. Randy Reed, Owner and President of TeamLogic spoke about how people remain a company’s biggest risk to secure computing. Justin Elliot, ProPublica writer, spoke about his article The Corporate Takeover of the Red Cross.
Edward Brooke-Hitching, Author will talk about his book Fox Tossing And Other Forgotten And Dangerous Sports, Pastimes, and Games. Dr. Nanette Miner, President of and Managing Consultant for The Training Doctor, LLC will talk about How Many Hires Does It Take To Replace The Boomer. Tom Wheelwright, Author, CPA and CEO will talk about Concerns over Government holding passports for back taxes. Parker Leavitt, Arizona Republic Reporter will talk about her article See Inside State Farm's massive new Tempe complex.
Peggy Mangot, CEO of SparkGift spoke about last-minute holiday gifts that keep giving, now it's easy to "give stocks, not stuff". Joe Mizzi, Branch Manager with Robert Half in Phoenix spoke about who is planning to work the final week of the year. Randy Reed, Owner and President of TeamLogic spoke about holiday phishing.
Author Dr. James Marcum spoke about his book Medicines That Kill: The Truth about the Hidden Epidemic. Scott M. Broetzmann, President & CEO, Customer Care Measurement & Consulting spoke about how $202 billion in revenue is at risk with poor customer service. Sue Thesenga, External Communications Manager for American Red Cross spoke about Red Cross's need for blood donations this holiday season. Russ Wiles, Business reporter for Arizona Republic spoke about his article on Microchip Technology and its 100 consecutive profitable quarters. Read the whole story at www.azcentral.com.
Chris Bernstein, Team Lead for Food Safety Education, USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service dispelled cooking myths and offered tips to prevent food borne illness this Thanksgiving. Psychology Professor Dr. Peter Sacco spoke about what if there was not internet? Author T.D. Thornton spoke about his book My Adventures With Your Money.