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Business for Breakfast

Business for Breakfast is fresh, fun, and guaranteed to start your business day the right way! Ken Morgan and Mark Asher host the Phoenix radio version of the show, and Francoise Rhodes hosts in Palm Springs, California. We take the best of Business for Breakfast interviews each week and pack them into this dynamic show. Tune in each week to hear intriguing interviews with business and market news makers.

B4B today included six guests starting with Traci Long DeForge, founder of Produce your Podcast.  National Podcast Day is later this month.  Then Matt Schulz of CompareCards with a new survey regarding the Equifax breach.  After Matt was Betty Ng, CEO of Inspiring Diversity, LLC.  She discussed more workplace diversity and how it can result in higher company profits.  Author of the book Refinery29MoneyDiaries, Lindsey Stanberry and dropping by was Don Alvarez from the Radix Law Firm regarding a new law that allows parents to check their kids’ credit scores.

Today on B4B, Ken and Mark talked about elderly drivers with Generations expert, Jennifer Fitzpatrick.  Then Sarah Holden of Investment Company Institute about saving for retirement.  After that Josh Garcia from this weeks restaurant sponsor, Miracle Mile Deli talked all about their great menu and daily specials.  Dave Wilken of Atlantics Life Group on Life Insurance and buying the right amount.  Rui Barros was our Biz Leader Spotlight today from Door Number 2.

Ken and Mark heard about the Mobile World Congress Americas and getting ready for the 4th Industrial Revolution with Reed Peterson.  Then Bill Hardekopf, lowcards.com on airlines loyalty credit cards.  A.J. Adams gave us advice on cleaning up our social media and digital footprints.  Job hunting over the age of 50 was covered by Dom Fausette and then Will Ruger of Charles Koch Institute talked about trade tariffs and its effect on the Jack Daniels brand

On this last day of August, Ken and Mark gave away the last gift card for Babbo, the restaurant sponsor of Stump the Chumps this week.  Nick DiUlio of insurancequotes.com on how insurance is affected by bad credit.  Nicole Wipp of The Family and Aging Law Center discussed bankruptcy filings are up among the elderly.  Trisha Calvo from Consumer Reports told us which energy bars are the best and then in the Biz Leaders Spotlight was Oren Hartman owner of Naked Q BBQ.

On today’s show, Ken and Mark heard all about self-driving cars from the author of the book, “Autonomy:  The Quest to Build the Driverless Car” Lawrence D. Burns.  From Kiplinger, David Muhlbaum with 14 ways to save on taxes under the new tax law.  Kathy Fetke of Real Wealth Network with information on the plummeting prices of existing home sales.  Stuart Spivak and Tim Hague stopped by the studios to talk about Spivak Financial Group.

Are board games making a comeback?  Well, Scott Brown co-founder of Marble Brain Workshop said absolutely and detailed some old favorites and new games now available.  Then the author of Hyperfocus, Chris Bailey discussed how to be more productive in a world of distraction.  Jason Hartman of JasonHartman.com talking about new-home sales sinking.  Taylor Schultz, Director of Marketing and Brand Development at Babbo came on to discuss all their specials and helped Ken and Mark with the Stump the Chumps trivia contest.  

Ken and Mark had 6 guests and still managed to give away a pair of tickets to YES in concert at Celebrity Theatre.  First up was Kevin Gaugusfrom Varsity Tutors discussed the benefits of tutoring for middle and high school students.  Then Greg Kozera of Shale Crescent USA with the question if the US bans drilling, will Russia control Natural Gas.  Top tech journalist Paul Hochman with some interesting technology for back to school safety with driving teens.  Google expert Joy XI with new tech to help Veterans in Phoenix fund jobs.  Mark Anderson of Delta Dental with information on the Tooth Fairy and payouts have hit hard times.  Author Pamela Yellen discussed three ways we may be underestimating our retirement costs.

Today Sandra Abbey of Leader Discovery, NAWBO talked about a local mentoring program for women business owners.  William Dunn with the American Payroll Association explained paystubs and how to read and understand them.  Peter Cohan of Forbes discussed what if President Trump were impeached. Our first of three $50 dollar gift cards were given away from Babbo Italian Eatery during our Stump the Chumps contest.