Fortune Editor Matt Heimer was the first guest on B4B today. He talked about Fortune's annual change the world list of companies. Then, author, Joe Heitzeberg discussed going from craft beer to craft beef. Co-founder of Tomorrow, Joshua Heckathorn, regarding how 75% of Americans don't have Life Insurance. Another $50.00 was given out during Stump the Chumps to the Crepe Club and finally in the Biz Leaders Spotlight, Justin Hodge, owner of Muscular Moving Men.
Ken and Mark talked with a new company called The Unflippers today when Donovan Reese stopped by the studio to chat. Also Dr. Mik Kersten of Tasktop on how businesses can compete at a time when companies like Amazon are changing the landscape. CEO of Milo WiFi Jeff Parker explained how to fix those wifi dead spots in your home. International Living's Jennifer Stevens with 50 ways to make money in retirement and from the Coalition for a Prosperous America, Michael Stumo with jobs created by tariffs as his subject.
Monday morning and Ken and Mark heard first from an author, Gary Sirak. He's also a Financial Adviser and he said that money is burning a hose in 38% of pockets and how to stop doing this. His book is called "The American Dream Revisited: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Results". Then from Kiplinger, Jeffrey Kosnett and his topic is the case of doing nothing in today's market. Ken Tumin from Depositaccounts.com stopped in with the Phoenix ranking of ATM fees compared to other major cities. Stopping by was this week's Stump the Chumps restaurant sponsor, Fares Tarabichi from The Crepe Club followed by the contest where we had one lucky winner.
Dr. Nabil Dib, the founder of the International Society for Cardiovascular Translational Research stopped by the studios with a study in which they need participants. Author Jennifer Coutts Clay discussed air travel with Ken and Doreen this morning. Marie Neiwiroski of eBay Motors on a new app that helps people find the right parts for their vehicles. The last gift card to Grimaldi's was given out during Stump the Chumps and finally in the Biz Leaders Spotlight was Joesph Curtis stopping by from Boys Scouts of America, Grand Canyon Chapter.
Today on B4B, Bob Meara with Celent discussed just how well banks know their customers. Followed by XYZBuys Dan Thomas highlighting the Fall shopping season online. Then from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Heidi King, on a new national campaign targeting Labor Day commuters. From the Phoenix Cancer Support Network was Jenny Martin with their big event coming up in about a week and rounding out the show was Solar Sandy, talking solar.
Today on B4B, Science Care's Tricia Hammett discussed life-saving skills surgeons are learning thanks to a continued partnership with this Phoenix company. Then From our Stump the Chumps featured restaurant, Grimaldi's was Cory Lattuca all about the Pizzeria and specials as well as how they give back to the community. In the Biz Leaders Spotlight today was Kathy Sweet of Because Event Sponsor and wrapping up the show was the Ability 360 annual golf tournament and spokesman Tim Surry.
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.