Today on the show Ken and Julie had a full house. They spoke with Greg McBride, Bankrate.com's chief financial analyst about how only about 17% of investors prefer stocks for long-term investing. They also spoke with Public Affairs and Communications Director with AAA Arizona Linda Gorman about a study that shows people who quit driving suffer. President and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council popped by to talk about how GPEC set another banner year. Tom Wheelwright, CPA and CEO of ProVision stopped by to tell us how to translate Presidential Candidate tax policies.
Today on the show Ken and Julie spoke with New York Times Writer and DealBook Contirbutor about his article 'New Criticism Over teh SEC's Use of In-House Judges."
Today on the show Ken and Julie spoke with Ronald Fierstein about his book A Triumph of Genius: Edward Land, Polaroid, and the Kodak Patent War. They also had a conversation about how to be prepared for a breakdown while on a road trip with president of Allstate Roadside Services, Pam Dufour. Randy Reed, owner and president of TeamLogic stopped by again this week to talk about the tech talent shortage.
Today on the show Ken and Julie spoke with InsuranceQuotes.com's senior analyst Laura Adams about a survey that showed 1 in 4 people have had the same car insurance since the 90s. They also spoke with business reporter Russ Wiles about the possible economic impact the I-10 bridge collaps could have on Arizona. You can find his artile at AZCentral.com
Today on the show Ken and Julie spoke with Senior Auto Specialists for The Motley Fool, John Rosevear about his article 'How Honda and Toyota are Becoming Big Players in Trucks.' The also spoke with Amy Runyon, CEO of notMykid about the launch of their valley-wide back-to-school campaign encouraging parents to drug test their kids. The wrapped up the day talking with Samuel Hendren, Young Entrepreneur Foundation scholarship finalist and Molly Young, YEF Foundation Director.
Peter Cohan stopped by Business for Breakfast to talk about why you should bet that Amazon will double by 2018. Randy Reed Owner and President of TeamLogic gave some great information about phishing and Bill Hardekopf, CEO of LowCards.com told us about a new way to protect against identity theft.
Today on the show Ken and Julie found out why students grade themselves "C" or worse and lack confidence in personal finance by talking with Brian Schwallie, US Bank's Arizona market president. They also spoke with Arizona Republic writer Ronald Hanson about the latest report on the Mountain West states' economy. You can find the article at www.azcentral.com.
Ken and Julie spoke with CEO of LowCards.com, Bill Hardekopf, about a Senator's proposal for early warning alerts to curtail identity theft. They also spoke with Russ Wiles, business reporter for the Arizona Republic about how although Greece and Arizona's financial situation are different they have some similarities.
Today Ken and Julie got a little Christmas in July. They spoke with Courtney Nelson, vice president of marketing and communications with Goodwill Stores about some great promotions they have through the month of July. You can find out more information by visiting www.goodwillaz.org. They also had the opportunity to talk with Leanne Brown about her book Good and Cheep, Eat Well on $4 a Day. St. Mary's Food Bank is in need of bottled water. Jerry Brown, director of public relations gave Ken and Julie information about how and ware to donate. Find more information at www.firstfoodbank.org.
Today on the show Ken and Julie spoke with Peter S. Cohan, President of Peter S. Cohan Associates Consulting & Venture Capital Firm, Forbes Startup Economy writer, Teacher at Babson College, and Co-Author of “Capital Rising..” about his article "Will BMW pay $800 million to fix cause of sudden engine failure?"
Today on the show Ken and Julie spoke with Bretta Nelson from the Arizona Humane Society about pet safety tips during the 4th of July festivities. Randy Reed Owner and President of TeamLogic spoke about how mobile devises might be the hole in your security. Heidi Majidi with Re/Max Fine Properties and winner of the Scottsdale Area Association of Realtor's inaugural 40 under 40 award provided some information about the local real estate market.
Today Ken and Julie got some 4th of July grilling tips from Marianne Gravely, Technical Information Specialist with USDA's Food Service and Inspection Services. You can get more grilling tips by visiting www.foodsafety.gov. Arizona Republic reporter Sue Doerfler gave an overview of her article on serial entrepreneurs. You can check that out at www.azcentral.com.
Today on the show Ken and Julie spoke with Jeanne Bliss about her book Chief Customer Officer 2.0. Jane Powers stopped by the show to talk about the July 8th National Association of Women Business Owners luncheon about harnessing the power of success. You can find more information by visiting www.nawbophx.org.
Today Ken and Julie spoke with Valerie Rainey, CPA, CGMA, chair of the AICPA’s Business and Industry Executive Committee and CFO of INTTRA, a leading e-marketplace for the shipping industry based in Parsippany, N.J about how 1-in-4 business executives say their companies will reduce cash holdings in the coming year. They also caught up with Peter S. Cohan, President of Peter S. Cohan Associates Consulting & Venture Capital Firm, Forbes Startup Economy writer, Teacher at Babson College, and Co-Author of “Capital Rising” to talk about buying Boeing on prospects for 787 profit and better labor relations. The are also looking for help with Arizonans for Children's Back-to-School Backpack Drive. They got all the information from Jose Villanueva. You can get more information at www.arizonansforchildren.org.