Insight On Business the News Hour

Funding Your Retirement Lifestyle

Our guest is long-time New York Life agent, Malka Naggar who, along with others in her office, is presenting a complimentary, informational workshop designed to explore the many issues faced by the owner of a closely-held business in today's economic times. We talk about that, small business, employee benefits and more. The event takes place on Wednesday, February 22 between 11:30am and 1:00pm at their West Des Moines office. Who said there was no...free lunch?To respond: 515-238-1984.

Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business broadcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 5:05pm on AM-940, FM-104.5 and in HD at 103.3 HD2. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications through a business relationship with The Des Moines Radio Group. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour

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Drive Spotter - Next on StartUp Stories with Mike Colwell

Each month Mike Colwell joins us for a conversation about Square One DSM and a series he calls Startup Stories. This month Chris Augeri the co-founder of Drive Spotter will present and take questions during the noon event. Here we talk about what Drive Spotter is, how it came to be, who uses the product and it's future. Have a listen...we think it's pretty amazing. To register for Startup Stories, part of the work of the Greater Des Moines Partnership...go here.

Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business broadcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 5:05pm on AM-940, FM-104.5 and in HD at 103.3 HD2. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications through a business relationship with The Des Moines Radio Group. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour

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Liability Insurance for Professionals with Cindy Wiedman

After nearly thirty years of working for somebody else Cindy Wiedman made the decision to start her own business. Liability Pro Insurance Advisors works with lawyers, CPA's and others to help them with insurance needs when it comes to professional liability. We talk about her niche business and more. Enjoy!  


Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only hour-long, business broadcast in the Midwest. You can catch us at 5:05PM on AM-940, FM-104.5 or in HD at 103.3 HD2. It is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications a full service advertising/consulting agency based in Des Moines. Connect with The Business News Hour on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour and, for more, here is our Facebook Page.  
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Life Insurance Awareness Month - Curtis Fett

September is National Life Insurance Awareness Month and what better reason to ask our friend Curtis Fett from Nationwide Insurance to come in and explain what that means and the many changes life insurance has gone through over the years. Some valuable information for you and your family:


Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only hour-long, business broadcast in the Midwest. You can catch us at 5:05PM on AM-940, FM-104.5 or in HD at 103.3 HD2. It is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications a full service advertising/consulting agency based in Des Moines. Connect with The Business News Hour on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour and, for more, here is our Facebook Page.
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Health Care Costs and Insurance

We sit down with Brian Gillette from Group Benefits Limited and talk about health care insurance costs and the overall cost of health care in the United States. Last week Wellmark BC/BS of Iowa announce rate increases of up to 43% for some 30,000 Iowans. Why, what is the impact and where might we go from here.


 Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only hour-long, business broadcast in the Midwest. You can catch us at 5:05PM on AM-940, FM-104.5 or in HD at 103.3 HD2. It is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications a full service advertising/consulting agency based in Des Moines.  Connect with The Business News Hour on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour and, for more, here is our Facebook Page.





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Jay Byers on the Global Insurance Symposium

Well over 400 people are in Des Moines for the Third Annual Global Insurance Symposium. To talk about the impact of insurance on Central Iowa we have Jay Byers of the Greater Des Moines Partnership break it down for us...


Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only hour-long, business broadcast in the Midwest. You can catch us at 5:05PM on AM-940, FM-104.5 or in HD at 103.3 HD2. It is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications a full service advertising/consulting agency based in Des Moines.  Connect with The Business News Hour on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour and, for more, here is our Facebook Page.
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Employers - Full Time Employees and the Affordable Care Act

There are new rules out for the Affordable Care Act that deal with what makes up a "full time employee". Not knowing what to do can cost your business big money. Here Ned Flynn from Merit Resources, from the INS Family of Companies, joins us for that discussion. This is something you need to listen to...really. 


Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only hour-long, business broadcast in the Midwest. It is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications a full service advertising/consulting agency based in Des Moines.  Connect with The Business News Hour on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour and, for more, here is our Facebook Page.
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4 Tips for Protecting Your Personal Assets

Today we offer up "Four Tips for Protecting Your Personal Assets". You have worked hard for what you have...here Sam Kreamer and Thomas Kutz talk about ways to make sure you can keep what you've earned. Number one tip: "Don't be stupid."  We liked that. 


Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only business broadcast in the Des Moines Metro and a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications a full service advertising agency based in Des Moines.  Connect with us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour and, for more, here is our Facebook Page.
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Affordable Care Act Changes are Coming - Are You Ready?

Between now and January 1, 2016 businesses with over 50 employees have some major decisions to make when it comes to the Affordable Care Act. Is your business ready and what changes are coming?  We visit with Jeff Garrison from Merit Resources about not only those dramatic adjustments small businesses will have to make but also how to best tackle them.  


Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only business broadcast in the Des Moines Metro and a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications a full service advertising agency based in Des Moines.  Connect with us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour and, for more, here is our Facebook Page.
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Clinic Note from the Global Insurance Accelerator

We make welcome our friend Mike Colwell from Square One who brings with him the founders of Clinic Note. Recently Justin Coldrake and Tyler Fox completed the Global Insurance Accelerator program and launched their startup which, at this time, assists speech professionals share patient progress notes with insurance companies...saving time for everybody involved. Here is that discussion. 


Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only business broadcast in the Des Moines Metro and a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications a full service advertising agency based in Des Moines.  Connect with us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour and, for more, here is our Facebook Page.


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