Today on Business for Breakfast, Mark and Ken, had several guests including Bankrate.com senior mortgage analyst, Holden Lewis, who talked about Americans overly-optimistic about home ownership this year. From the AZ Automobile Theft Authority was Director Fred Zumbo covering a new statewide campaign about tailgate theft prevention. D-backs Senior Vice President Josh Rawitch rounded out the show talking about this Saturday's Fan Fest event.
Mark and Ken gave away a gift card for Chez Vous French restaurant during Stump the Chumps. Chez Vous is the featured restaurant for the contest this week so listen in Wednesday for another chance to Stump the Chumps. They also talked about CRC Broadcasting's latest addition 1580am and 99.3fm, The Fanatic, which debuted today.
Today was a full day of interviews on B4B starting with Josh Garcia of Miracle Mile Deli talking about upcoming specials. Then Dr. Whitney Wright talked about free dental exams and x-rays at their clinics for National Children's Dental Health Month. Randy Reed from TeamLogicIT visited with the guys as did Chris Lloyd from Lucia Capital Group. And Corali Lopez-Castro talked about how teen fashion retailers are filing for bankruptcy more and more.
Today Ken and Mark heard from Sarah Walters of NestFresh about their cage free eggs and how February is National Hot Breakfast Month. Also even though they got their answer right and the caller in the Stump the Chumps contest had to answer his own question, he also got it correct to win a $50 gift certificate to Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers on Shea.
Today on B4B, Ken and Mark, talked with Barnes & Noble rep., Chuck Gorman regarding the celebration of the Grammy's with Vinyl Weekend. Then Olympic Gold Medal Swimmer Dana Vollmer, came on to talk about heart issues since Feb., is Heart Health Month.
Today Ken and Mark reviewed the Big Game and talked with a Google Trends search expert about what was trending during and after the game. They also talked with West Wood One Correspondent, Alan Scaia, in Houston the day after the game and Correspondent, Steve Kastenbaum, regarding the lawsuits piling up against the Trump Administration.
Today Ken and Mark talked Super Bowl with Jim Willcox of consumer reports. They discussed the best TV's today buy for the big game. Also Serena Simms, of Turf Paradise talked about an upcoming charitable event at the Race Track.
Today Ken and Mark talked with Bill Hardekopf, of lowcards.com and Misti Wagner from the Dani Agency and Mathew Earl Jones with the new state Film Commission.
Today marked the 1st Anniversary of Ken and Mark teaming up for the Business for Breakfast show. Congrats guys!!!
Also today in the Biz Leaders Spotlight was Rick Levy, of Vans Pro Shops and in the Biz of Sports was the CEO of Russo & Steele, Drew Alcazar.
No winner on Stump the Chumps so Friday two lucky callers will have a chance to win $100 in gift cards to Tandoori Times Indian Bistro.
Today on B4B, Rebecca Brewster with the American Transportation Research Institute went through the top 100 bottleneck highways in the US. Then Dr. Wilson Compton, Deputy Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse talked about joining forces with teenagers for National Drug & Alcohol Week. Ken and Mark got their answer right but so did the caller to win $100 in gift certificates to Tom's Tavern today.
Today on B4B, Jeff O'Brasky talked about what President Trump suspending the FHS mortgage fee cut will mean to the average consumer. Sjow Saxman talked about how to be financially free in 2017 and some startling statistics about just how much a normal household has put aside for emergencies. Don McDonald from Vestory and the show Talking Real Money made an appearance to talk about his upcoming visit to the Valley.