Bruce Japsen, Dick Lepre, Farnoosh Torabi and Grant Cardone join Ilyce to discuss business trends, real estate and personal finance on the Ilyce Glink Show on October 6, 2013 on WSB Radio.

Ilyce’s show always contains various forms of personal finance advice but she has invited four intelligent and engaged professionals to talk about business development, personal finance and today’s economy.

These four experts have strong opinions regarding certain issues Americans are facing:

Bruce Japsen

Bruce is a former health care business reporter at the Chicago Tribune and Crain’s Modern Healthcare magazine who currently writes for Forbes, the New York Times, and Chicago Medicine magazine. He writes about Obama administration policies, pharmaceutical and device makers, economic issues, managed-care companies, doctor practices and other physician issues.

He has more than 20 years of professional journalism experience, including newspaper, TV, radio and web-based media. He is a frequent guest analyst on WGN, WTTW’s Chicago Tonight and CBS-owned WBBM Newsradio-780. In addition, he hosts programming on ReachMD’s XM Satellite channel 167.

He teaches writing to medical professionals at the University of Chicago’s Graham School of General Studies and journalism at Loyola University of Chicago.

To learn more about Bruce and his work go to:

You can find Bruce on Twitter @brucejapsen

Dick Lepre

Dick Lepre has been doing mortgages online since 1995. He works for the San Francisco office of Residential Pacific Mortgage, a mortgage bank.

Since June 1995, Dick has produced a weekly newsletter called RateWatch which is received by over 25,000 people each week.

Dick Lepre graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a degree in Physics. He moved to the San Francisco Bay Area to work for the Military Applications Group at the Lawrence Livermore Laboratory. After moving to San Francisco he became an independent computer consultant. In the mid-1980’s he developed a loan origination system for Continental Savings of America.

In 1991 he started working as a loan officer for HomeOwners Finance Center and, within a year, became the top producer. In 1995 he created an internet site – – which became an early standard for on-line mortgage lending.

To learn more about Dick and his work go to:

You can find Dick on Twitter @dicklepre

Farnoosh Torabi

Farnoosh Torabi is a personal finance expert, author and TV personality. The New York Times calls her advice “perfectly practical.” She is the author of  You’re So Money – Live Rich Even When You’re Not, a nationally acclaimed tell-all for young adults searching for financial independence.  Her latest book, Psych Yourself Rich: Get The Mindset & Discipline You Need to Build Your Financial Life is an Amazon best-seller.

 She is a highly sought-after speaker and frequent financial contributor to Yahoo! Finance and The Today Show. She currently hosts the Webby-nominated show “Financially Fit” on Yahoo!, the #1 personal finance web series, teaching everyday Americans how to boost earnings, save more and spend smart. She’s recently joined Katie Couric’s new talk show, Katie, as the program’s personal finance expert.

Farnoosh’s other television credits include ABC’s Good Morning America, Larry King Live, The View, Live with Regis and Kelly, The Nate Berkus Show, The CBS Early Show, CNN, MSNBC,  Tyra, Anderson, The Gayle King Show and Fox News.

Farnoosh attended Pennsylvania State University, graduating as a Schreyer Honors scholar in finance and international business. She also holds an M.S. in journalism from Columbia University.

You can find Farnoosh on Twitter @Farnoosh

Grant Cardone

Grant Cardone is a New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Amazon best-selling author, executive producer and star of the reality TV show TurnAround King, and host of the radio show The Cardone Zone.

Cardone founded three companies:

1) Cardone Training Technologies, Inc. (CTTI) – Focuses on consulting and implementing processes that improves sales results for automotive organizations with online training tools.

2) Cardone Enterprises – Develops audio and video product that enhance sales production and revenue generating capabilities and all-around business and personal performance.

3) Cardone Real Estate Holdings – Real estate development company with over 200 million dollars in completed transactions. The company has raised another 300 million dollars to purchase multi-family properties and has offices in Miami Beach, Tucson and San Diego.

He’s authored five books, all written since the 2008 financial crisis, that provide the principles and techniques individuals must follow to flourish and win.
Sell to Survive
The Closers Survival Guide
If You’re Not First, You’re Last
The 10X Rule
Sell or Be Sold

Cardone writes regularly for, Business Insider, and Huffington Post and is a contributor for a wide variety of news programs including Fox TV, Fox Business, CNBC, MSNBC and CNN.

To learn more about Grant and his work go to:

You can find Grant on Twitter @GrantCardone

You can get more business advice, real estate advice and personal finance advice by listening to this radio show below and by listening to Ilyce’s other radio shows. You can also read her articles on real estate and personal finance advice advice as well.

WSB Radio’s Ilyce Glink Show – October 6, 2013 

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