Ken and Mark today heard from Miriam Cross with Kiplinger's regarding if and how Amazon may have ruined Whole Foods. Then from ValuePenguin, Joe Resendez with a growing credit card debt problem. Lending Tree's Kali McFadden said AZ is ranked 10th when it comes to Phoenix residents paying bills on time. Kelly Lannan of Fidelity Investments talks about couples and the financial battles of the sexes. Rounding out the show was Jill Gonzalez of WalletHub with the best and worst places to Retire.
Today on B4B, Jeanenne Tornatore, Travel Expert, discussed last minute Labor Day getaway ideas. Then Valley native and award winning Stuntman Rene Mousseux discuss the state of the film and television industry in Arizona. Followed by Anthony Ingham talking to us live from NY's Times Square this morning about W Hotels Music Festival. Also this week's Stump the Chumps featured restaurant is Grimaldi's and one lucky winner has already won a $50.00 gift card to that restaurant.
Today's B4B show started off with guest Brent R. Tilson, author of "Go Slow to Grow Fast: How to Keep Your Company Driving and Thriving in a Fast-Paced Competitive Business World. Then Rick Ruskin from GM on a new in-dash fuel payments system for new Buick owners. Mart Witthar, General Manager of Sanderson Ford discussed the iconic Ford Mustangs 10 Millionth vehicle off the assembly line this week. The final $50 in gift cards to Jimmy Johns was given away to one lucky winner and in the Biz Leaders Spotlight, realtor Doug Foss.
Today's Business for Breakfast was packed with interesting guests starting with Asha Choksi of Pearson with some new research regarding tech and young adults. Then Bankrate.com's Taylor Tepper discussed another finding about women feeling worse when it comes to key health care issues. From NYC was Employment Attorney Alex Umansky with age discrimination in the workplace and how to avoid getting pushed out. Garrett Bradford with his new sports show on our sister station 1580 The Fanatic called For your entertainment purposes only. Stuart Spivak and partner Mark Woodfield of Spivak Financial dropped by the studio followed by Ben Shapiro who has an upcoming event next week at Comerica Theater.re
Today on B4B, Brad Williams with Brad Williams Financial Services talked about how US workers have seen their biggest pay and benefits increase in a decade. Then author, Susan Hand Shetterly, talked about the benefits of seaweed and her book entitled, "Seaweed Chronicles: A World at the Water's Edge. Next was Jimmy John's franchisee, Melody Tarleton with her two restaurants and she's also the sponsor of this week's Stump the Chumps Contest. In the Biz Leaders Spotlight is LT Ladino Bryson of VCandidates.
Ken and Mark managed to have 6 guests on the show today including Clinical Forensic Psychologist Dr. John Huber on the show addressing adults and their electronic devices. Then renowned credit repair expert, Darius Norman, joined in about whether medical delinquencies have an effect on one's credit rating. After that was Carson Yarbrough on PCMag cybersecurity survey. Solar Sandy joined in with an important deadline to get signed up for solar. AZ State Treasurer Eileen I. Klein, talked about last weeks meeting for the Treasury Performance for 2018 and how AZ is doing financially. Finally, Julia Li, of Scalable Press with the 4 main reasons that 75% of startups fail.
Today on B3B, Ken and Mark, talked first with author, Chris Crowley about conquering back pain forever. Then Digital Productivity Coach Deb Lee told us how to deal with a phone addiction. Jeff Friesen of Enterprise Bank & Trust talked about Az's economic vitality. In Stump the Chumps we had one lucky winner of $50 in gift cards to Jimmy Johns. In the studio was Anthony Perez, owner of Los Muertos Salsa who just happened to bring in some samples for all to enjoy.
Ken and Doreen had a full slate of guests on B4B today with Mark out. Chris Wheat from JPMorgan Chase talking about the life expectancy of AZ Small businesses. From JD Power was Christina Cooley with a recent rating survey of appliances and retail satisfaction. Arizona Attorney General, Mark Brnovich, discussed AZ's FinTech Sandbox. In Stump the Chumps the final gift card was given away for Zookz Sandwiches. Finally Susie Yee from Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices AZ Properties with their annual water drive, that benefits the Phoenix Rescue Mission.
Today Mark took a day off and Ken along with Doreen had a full show and even managed to give away a pair of tickets to see Tony Bennett at Celebrity Theatre. Amar Kumar, of Pearson Online Learning, has a new study out that compares online schools to traditional ones. Then Susan Weinstock from AARP with new research that shows older workers are a hot commodity among employers. From Bankrate was Greg McBride to discuss the Fed. Metting from yesterday. Then Stuart Spivak of Spivak Financial and his partner Tim Hague stopped by the station and finally Tom Meredith CEO of BitMinutes on Bitcoin and the future of cryptocurrencies.
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.