Today Ken and Julie talked about stuff... literally. They spoke with James Wallman, Author of the book Stuffocation, Why We've Had Enough of Stuff and Need Experiences More Than Ever and then Kiplinger's Editor Lisa Gerstner gave us some money-smart ways to get rid of your stuff.
Today on the show Ken and Julie visited with WalletHub spokesperson Jill Gonzalez to answer the question "Are Banks and Retailers ready for Smart Chip Cards?". They also spoke with Lucas Hall, Community Manager with Cozy who provided information about Landlordology and Cozy. They also had their weekly visit from The Arizona Republic and spoke with Ron Hansen about what the future looks like for the Arizona Commerce Authority.
Today on the show Ken and Julie spoke with two more finalists for the Arizona Better Business Bureau Business Ethics Award. Jim May, Founder of Wisdom Natural Brands spoke about their product SweetLeave Stevia Sweetener and Mike Derryberry, VP of Compass Cleaning Solutions provided information about their company.
Ken and Julie spoke with Bruce McClary, Vice President of Public Relations and External Affairs, National Foundation for Credit Counseling about encouraging consumers to know their rights. They also had Nathan Perrins with Zerorez and Jason Thibodeau with Emergency Air two Better Business Bureau Business Ethics Awards Finalists.
Today Ken and Julie had the opportunity to speak with Kaitlin Pitsker a Kiplinger Editor who spoke about the 10 worst ETFs for your portfolio. They also caught up with New York Times writer Natasha Singer who discussed her article "Learning Apps Outstrip School Oversight, and Loss of Student Privacy Is Among the Risks". Finally, Ken discovered a new product that ASU WP Carey School of Business studentRebecca Christensen is working on with her team called Helos Heel Locking System.
Today Ken and Julie spoke to Mark Underwood a neuroscience researcher who answered the question "Can Drinking Hot Cocoa Improve Memory?"
Today on the show Ken and Julie spoke with two finalists for the Arizona Better Business Bureau's Business Ethics Awards. Amy Robinson is with AZ Carpet & Restoration and Mark Salem is the owner of Salem Boys Auto.
Ken and Julie spoke with Kiplinger's Personal Senior Associate Editor Sandra Block about picking the best tax software. W.P. Carey School of Business's director of the Center for Real Estate Theory and Practice Mike Orr provided information about the sudden uptick in the Phoenix housing market.
Today on the show Ken and Julie spoke with CreditCards.com senior analyst Matt Schultz about Apple Pay and other mobile payments and how they are not very popular with consumers. Payscout CEO Cleveland Brown told Ken and Julie about how collection agencies are a vital part of the US Economy.
Today Ken and Julie spoke with Kenneth Marks, research advisor to American Express. He talked about how, according to American Express research, U.S. Finance Executives are among world’s most optimistic about the economy. They also had a chance to catch up with Arizona Republic reporter Laurie Merrill, who told them all about the Amazon Distribution Center tour she was able to take.
Today Ken and Julie spoke with John White, CEO of Compass Marketing about Power Shelf the next breakthrough in electronic marking hitting stores.
Today Ken and Julie had a chance to speak with author Paul Sullivan about his book The Thin Green Line: The Money Secrets of the Super Wealthy.
Today on Business for Breakfast Ken and Julie spoke with author Edward Hess about his book Learn or Die: Using Science to Build a Leading-Edge Learning Organization.
Today on Business for Breakfast Ken and Julie spoke with Zac Bissonnette the author of the book The Great Beanie Baby Bubble. The book highlights the Beanie Baby crazy and the man that created the toy. They also spoke with Professor Raghu Santanam who is the part of the Information Systems Department at the WP Carey School of Business about new study that was completed that reveals the formula for App success.
Today on Business for Breakfast Ken and Julie spoke with Michele Reagan, Arizona Secretary of State and Wendy Anderton, the Public Affairs Chair for the National Association of Women Business Owners. They discussed the upcoming NAWBO Phoenix Public Policy Meeting and the challenges of women business owners. More information on the NAWBO organization can be found at www.nawbophx.org. Ken and Julie also had a chance to catch up with Bob Morse who is an H&R Block Tax Advisor who provided valuable information about the Affordable Care Act and how it is affecting this year’s tax season.