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The Wintrust Business Lunch with Steve Bertrand and Amy Guth from WGN Radio 720

The Wintrust Business Lunch with Steve Bertrand and Amy Guth from WGN Radio 720

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Chicago, IL

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The Wintrust Business Lunch with Steve Bertrand and Amy Guth from WGN Radio 720

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English


Episodes

Wintrust Business Lunch 2/21/20: 10,000 Plus New Apartments Are Predicted For Downtown Chicago By 2022, Stress In The Workplace, Top Financial Advisor Paul Pagnato Reveals Keys To Transparency Wave In New Book, & Chicago Real Estate News

2/21/2020
Ji Suk Yi hosts today’s edition of the Wintrust Business Lunch for Thursday, February 20th. Segment 1: (At 0:00 ) Chicago Tribune’s Ryan Ori covers commercial real estate. His latest article highlights the unprecedented pace of construction in downtown Chicago— 10,000 plus new apartments are predicted for downtown Chicago by 2022. Ori explains why this surplus of apartments won’t necessarily translate into lower rent for apartment dwellers due to property tax hikes and construction costs....

Duration:00:27:42

Wintrust Business Lunch 2/20/20: Affordable Apple AirPods Alternatives, Highlights from Governor Pritzker’s Budget Address, & Starbucks and McDonald’s Join Forces on Reusable Cup Pilot Program

2/20/2020
Ji Suk Yi hosts today’s edition of the Wintrust Business Lunch for Thursday, February 20th. Segment 1: (At 0:00) Happy Tech Thursday! Jason Hiner, Editorial Director at CNET, breaks down what may happen to iPhone production as a result of China’s coronavirus epidemic. This week Apple warned it won’t meet it’s revenue targets which caused Wall Street to take notice. Hiner recommended a competitor to Apple AirPods Pro– Aukey Key Series T18NC offers active noise cancellation, a wireless...

Duration:00:33:53

Wintrust Business Lunch 2/19/20: Beware of Bonds, CEO of Joy of Mom Vicki Reece, & Another Record-Breaking Year for the Chicago Film Industry

2/19/2020
Ji Suk Yi hosts today’s edition of the Wintrust Business Lunch for Wednesday, February 19th. Segment 1: (At 0:00) Terry Savage, nationally recognized expert on personal finance, the economy and the markets, shared why she’s skeptical about the buoyancy of the markets in the wake of the coronavirus and recommends caution to those close to retirement. She also discussed her latest article about the bond market getting a larger share of investment dollars. She also explained compound interest...

Duration:00:26:27

Wintrust Business Lunch 2/18/20: Apple Coronavirus Warning, NextHaus Alliance, & Serena Williams Pairs Up With Local Startup

2/18/2020
Ji Suk Yi hosts today’s edition of the Wintrust Business Lunch for Tuesday, February 18th. Segment 1: (At 0:00) WGN Radio Agriculture and Business Reporter Steve Alexander checks in at the beginning of the show to expand on the global markets slide as a result of Apple’s surprise investor update on Monday, that it no longer expects to meet the revenue guidance provided last month in large part due to the coronavirus. Segment 2: (At 4:35) From Chicago Inno, Jim Dallke, […]

Duration:00:31:09

Wintrust Business Lunch 2/17/20: Mayor Lightfoot’s Plan To End Poverty, How to Keep a Family Business Alive for Generations, & Should You Rent Or Buy Your Next Home?

2/17/2020
Ji Suk Yi hosts today’s edition of the Wintrust Business Lunch for Monday, February 17th. Segment 1: (At 0:00) Heather Cherone, The Daily Line’s managing editor, and City Hall reporter, discusses Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s pledge to end generational poverty. According to federal guidelines, approximately 22 percent of Chicagoan fall below the Federal Poverty Level, which is an annual income of $26,200 for a family of four. Cherone reported on the mayor’s commitment to “just cause evictions”...

Duration:00:38:18

Wintrust Business Lunch 2/14/20: Fannie May turns 100, Kate Sullivan shares “To Dine For” Season 2, Consumer Guide Automotive previews the Chicago Auto Show & a Chicagoan’s fashion in L.A.

2/14/2020
Fannie May turns 100, Kate Sullivan shares “To Dine For” Season 2, Consumer Guide Automotive previews the Chicago Auto Show & a Chicagoan’s fashion in L.A.

Duration:00:32:16

Wintrust Business Lunch 2/13/20: Bill Geiger Of Geiger Wealth Management, Why You Should Insure Your Engagement Ring, & Bolingbrook Mayor Claar Says Thanks, But No Thanks To Amazon

2/13/2020
Ji Suk Yi hosts today’s edition of the Wintrust Business Lunch for Thursday, February 13th. Segment 1: (At 0:00) Jason Hiner, Editorial Director for CNET, has today’s dose of tech news including early reviews of Samsung Galaxy 2 Flip, Uber lets you talk to a real person to order a car, and did you know your phone talks about you behind your back. Segment 2: (At 3:49) Bill Geiger of Geiger Wealth Management joins Ji in the studio with a special offer for […]

Duration:00:28:32

Wintrust Business Lunch 2/12/20: Money Is Moving Today’s Markets, The #MeToo Movement In The Corporate World, & Why the FTC Wants To Review Hundreds Of Deals By Big Tech

2/12/2020
Ji Suk Yi hosts today’s edition of the Wintrust Business Lunch for Wednesday, February 12th. Segment 1: (At 0:00) Terry Savage, Personal Finance, economy, and markets expert joined Ji to answer listener calls and text questions about debt, retirement and investments. Savage gave us a synopsis of what’s moving the markets as coronavirus fears quelled. She also addressed the surge of household debt—the biggest annual increase since just before the financial crisis. You can ask Terry a...

Duration:00:29:49

Wintrust Business Lunch 2/11/20: T-Mobile’s Takeover Of Sprint, Avoiding Coronavirus & Valentine’s Day Scams, Red Line Extension Study, & Uber Pets Is Now Available

2/11/2020
Ji Suk Yi hosts today’s edition of the Wintrust Business Lunch for Tuesday, February 11th. Segment 1: (At 0:00) Jon Najarian, Contributor at CNBC & Co-founder of Najarian Family Office and Market Rebellion, joins the show with his stock tip of the day (Microsoft). Also making business headlines is T-Mobile’s $26.5 billion takeover of Sprint. A federal judge removed a major obstacle to the Justice Department and FCC approved the deal. After a few more approvals, T-Mobile expects to close […]

Duration:00:32:34

Wintrust Business Lunch 2/10/20: Ilyce Glink Offers Tips On How To Save Money For Valentine’s Day, Foxtrot Raises $17 Million To Reinvent The Corner Store, & Tyson Foods Announces Job Cuts In Chicago & Arkansas

2/10/2020
Ji Suk Yi hosts today’s edition of the Wintrust Business Lunch for Monday, February 10th. Segment 1: (At 00:00) Real estate and personal finance expert Ilyce Glink, CEO of Best Money Moves, advises you to think before you overspend this Valentine’s Day! The average consumer plans to spend $196.31 this year, up 21 percent from last year’s record of $161.96. Glink offers 10 tips on how to save money this holiday from handcrafting a gift or thinking about an estate […]

Duration:00:28:46

Wintrust Business Lunch 2/7/20: US Job Growth Surges In January, Travel Expert Peter Greenberg, Futurexecs Founders Chris Petersen and Dave Chonowski, & An Inside Look Into Marsh

2/7/2020
Ji Suk Yi hosts this edition of the Wintrust Business Lunch for Friday, February 7th: Segment 1: (At 0:00) Washington Bureau Chief and Senior Economic Analyst of Bankrate.com Mark Hamrick, examined the robust jobs report from January 2020. The economy added 225,000 jobs. Milder winter weather sparked a surge in construction, while the education, health-care and leisure and hospitality industry continued with strong gains. Average hourly earnings increased 7 cents to $28.44 and labor force...

Duration:00:32:08

“I’m Not Hanging It Up”…Wintrust CEO Ed Wehmer Says He’s “Not Going Anywhere Anytime Soon”

2/6/2020
Ji Suk Yi is joined in studio by CEO and Founder of Wintrust Bank, Ed Wehmer. A community alternative to big banks and a champion of local businesses and entrepreneurs, Wehmer described Wintrust’s rise from simple beginnings to the largest locally based bank in Chicago. Recently making headlines for promotions that suggest a succession plan, Wehmer said he’s not planning on retiring anytime soon. Wehmer elaborated on their corporate culture including an emphasis on work-life balance,...

Duration:00:15:51

Wintrust Business Lunch 2/6/20: Twitter’s Ban On Political Ads, CEO and Founder of Wintrust Bank Ed Wehmer, & Northwestern Memorial Hospital Expansion

2/6/2020
Ji Suk Yi hosts today’s edition of the Wintrust Business Lunch for Thursday, February 7th. Segment 1: (At 0:00) Jason Hiner, Editorial Director for CNET, has today’s dose of tech news including Twitter’s decision to ban political ads heading into an election year and coronavirus fallout on the production lines of Tesla and Nintendo Switch. Segment 2: (At 2:50) Ji Suk Yi sits down with CEO and Founder of Wintrust Bank, Ed Wehmer. A community alternative to big banks and a champion of […]

Duration:00:26:26

Wintrust Business Lunch 2/5/20: Takeaways From President Trump’s State Of The Union Speech, Getting Help With Your Taxes, How To Build A Stronger Relationship With Your Manager, & Cards Against Humanity Board Cafe Will Open Just In Time For Valentine’s Da

2/5/2020
Ji Suk Yi hosts today’s edition of the Wintrust Business Lunch for Wednesday, February 5th. Segment 1: (At 0:00) Senior research fellow at Mercatus Institute at George Mason University, Veronique de Rugy, shares her perspective on last night’s State of the Union address from an economist’s point of view. She has testified numerous times in front of Congress on the effects of fiscal stimulus, debt and deficits and regulation on the economy. Segment 2: (At 5:54) Executive Director of Ladder...

Duration:00:29:33

Wintrust Business Lunch 2/4/20: How To Find The Best Student Loans, P3 Cost Analysts, & Uber Helping Chicago Census Count

2/4/2020
Ji Suk Yi hosts today’s edition of the Wintrust Business Lunch for Tuesday, February 4th. Segment 1: (At 0:00) Terry Savage, nationally recognized expert on personal finance, the economy and the markets, shared her assessment on what’s behind the surge in the markets despite the global health care. She also answered viewer questions on financial topics ranging from where to get a student loan and questions about retirement accounts. Savage writes a weekly personal finance column syndicated...

Duration:00:29:13

Wintrust Business Lunch 2/3/20: The Best and Worst Super Bowl Ads, The Benefits of Filing Your Taxes Early, & Nearly $40 Million Worth of Legal Weed Sold in Illinois for January

2/3/2020
Ji Suk Yi hosts another edition of the Wintrust Business Lunch for Monday, February 3rd. Segment 1: (At 0:00) Jim Dallke, Sr. Editor at Chicago Inno, discussed the effectiveness of the following Super Bowl commercials: Google’s “Loretta,” Facebook’s first-ever Super Bowl ad and newcomer Quibi. Dalke revisits a Groupon commercial that fell flat in 2011. Also, we cover news about a new Chicago startup called JusticeText that has backing from David Axelrod. Plus, a new class of Techstars was...

Duration:00:34:14

Wintrust Business Lunch 1/31/20: Why Illinois Unemployment Rate Is Higher Than The National Unemployment Rate, The Coronavirus & What Travelers Need to Know, & Maximizing Your Retirement Savings

1/31/2020
Ji Suk Yi hosts today’s edition of the Wintrust Business Lunch for Friday, January 31st. Segment 1: (At 00:00) Illinois Policy Institute Chief Economist Dr. Orphe Divounguy joins Ji to discuss the reasons why Illinois’ unemployment rate (despite being at a historic low) is higher than the national unemployment rate. Segment 2: (At 7:16) Travel expert Johnny Jet talks about his decision to cancel a multi-city trip to Asia in light of coronavirus concerns. He offers five simple tips for...

Duration:00:31:52

Wintrust Business Lunch 1/30/20: Facebook’s $550 million settlement, The Best TV and Soundbar Deals for the Big Game, & A Quick Recap on Federal Reserve’s first policy-setting meeting of 2020

1/30/2020
Ji Suk Yi hosts today’s edition of the Wintrust Business Lunch for Thursday, January 30th. Segment 1: (At 0:00) Happy Tech Thursday! Microsoft has officially ended support for Windows 7. Jason Hiner, Editorial Director at CNET, reports on details on the rollout of Facebook’s privacy tool “Off-Facebook Activity.” The long-promised tool enables users to manage how Facebook tracks you across the internet (where visiting and activity on other websites are shared with Facebook). The new tool also...

Duration:00:33:47

Wintrust Business Lunch 1/29/20: Personal Loan Stats for 2020, Vegan Market Trends, & CEO of ActiveCampaign Jason VandeBoom

1/29/2020
Ji Suk Yi hosts today’s edition of the Wintrust Business Lunch for Wednesday, January 29, 2020. Segment 1: (At 0:00) Terry Savage, Personal Finance, Economy and Markets Expert at TerrySavage.com, stressed the importance of understanding how online personal loans work in her latest syndicated column. Personal loans are the fastest-growing debt category in the country from $55.3 billion to nearly $160 billion in the last decade. Terry also answered listener calls and text messages on various...

Duration:00:33:37

Wintrust Business Lunch 1/28/20: The Potential Global Economic Impact Of The Coronavirus, The Cost of Giving Birth in the U.S., & UIC Gets a to Boost Women in Tech from Melinda Gates

1/28/2020
Ji Suk Yi hosts today’s edition of the Wintrust Business Lunch for Tuesday, January 28th. Segment 1: (At 0:00) WGN Radio & ABC News Correspondent Ryan Burrow shares details on the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s updated online advisory in regards to China and the spread of coronavirus. American travelers are advised to avoid non-essential travel to any part of China, not just the regions where the coronavirus outbreak started (Wuhan or other parts of Hubei province)....

Duration:00:32:40