The top 10 cities and states for job growth in the US were discussed by ASU professor Dr. Lee McPheters on the Business for Breakfast show. Also Courtney Angelo from the Valley of the Sun Active 20-30 Club on their upcoming VIVA fundraising event.
On today's Business for Breakfast, Greg McBride from Bankrate.com talked about free checking at credit unions. Denise Lorenz talked about unplugging kids from all their electronic devices and Nick Paras discussed how to handle all those suspicious emails we all receive. Our featured business on Stump the Chumps this week, Spa 810 owner Andrea Jefferson stopped by as well.
Today was another full day of interviews on B4B including Tom Hodges from Ford about a new smart service Kiosk partnership between Ford and Panasonic. Also Freddy's Custard and Steakburgers Rick Kriseman stopped by with treats and Mark and Ken also gave away a pair of adult tickets to the Renn Festival.
Today was a jam packed show with a number of important guests including Marcy Keckler of Ameriprise Financial with the topic of, Does your family talk about money? Then Linda Zell from the Jewish Tuition Organization about giving tax credit support to the non profit. Michael McCormick of GBTA talked about the feel of international business travelers during the travel ban issue. In the Biz Leaders Spotlight was Jonathan Frutkin of Radix Law and rounding out the show was Alex Wilson from Precious Timber.
No winner today on Stump the Chumps means $100 dollars in gift cards from Miracle Mile Deli will be up for grabs on Friday.
Ken and Mark really enjoyed their guest interviews today including Kaaba Majeed from BioCoffee, USA and now want to try out the product. Andrea Arden, one of Animal Planet's top animal trainer talked about a new partnership with PetSmart of Phoenix. Dr. Lawrence Schlacter talked about how the Phoenix VA Medical errors are not unique. Tanisha Tingle-Smith discussed President Trump's Rewritten Travel Ban. And rounding out the show today was Gerri Walsh of Finra and how March is National Credit Education Month.
Today Westwood One Correspondent Jim Roope, talked about self-driving cars to begin testing on roads in California. Then Josh Garcia from Miracle Mile Deli came on to talk about this weeks specials for St. Patrick's Day.
Today on B4B, Delta Dental of Arizona spokesman Mark Anderson talked about the tooth fairy with new stats on how much kids are making these days for losing teeth. In the Biz Leaders Spotlight was Kelly Cooper from The Melting Pot. And in the Biz of Sports was LPGA's Christie Kerr.
Today on B4B, Arizona Attorney General, Mark Brnovich, because this week is AZ Consumer Protection Week. He discussed ways we can protect ourselves and the website for more information is www.azag.gov/complaints/consumer. Chris Lloyd with Lucia Capital Group and Randy Reed from TeamLogicIT were also on the show. Chris Lloyd talked about their upcoming workshop while Randy Reed discussed the Teddy Bear that leaked 2 million parent and kids message recordings.
Today a huge event taking place in downtown Phoenix was discussed by RJ Price from the Phoenix Downtown Partnership which is the Music Festival. Also CEO of the new Urban Jungle Indoor Adventure Park was in the studio talking about that new facility in Mesa that opens this weekend. Then from Vestar was David Malin discussing the $15 Million dollar renovation of Desert Ridge Marketplace currently underway.
Today both Ken and Mark discussed a charitable event that involves many Valley businesses that benefits the Phoenix Children's Hospital and its' charitable arm known as the Foundation. Also Dr. Bartels from the Scottsdale Center for Women's Health and Vitality Hormones for Men was on the show.
Mark had a bit of a problem waking up this morning but when he did show up, he and Ken, had a great show. Twin Peaks owner, Carolyn Vangelos, was on the show talking about her two restaurants and is also the featured restaurant this week in Stump the Chumps. Also from Spa 810, Shani McKee and Andrea Jefferson were today's Biz Leaders Spotlight.
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Ken and Mark talked with two guests who co-authored a book that discusses the link between Health and Wealth today on B4B. In the Biz Leaders Spotlight today, Judith Gardner, of the AZ Animal Welfare League and SPCA.
Ken and Mark today talked with Jennifer Bryan of a program called Read Aloud 15 minutes, an awareness campaign to start reading with children at a young age. Then Don Schwarz of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation who along with the CDC are taking on the 500 cities project. Daniel Butterfield of Arizona Investment Property Experts talked about investing in Rocky Point and Chris Lloyd of Lucia Capital Group talked about their upcoming workshop.
On B4B today, WestWood One News Correspondent, Steve Kastenbaum, talked about Elon Musk's SpaceX plans to send two people to the moon. Susan Brooks talked about a partnership she's formed with NAWBO to conduct a program called The Million Dollar Breakthrough.