Alright folks, take a break from all that Super Bowl stuff and jump right in to this episode of the Wintrust Business Lunch! Personal finance expert Terry Savage launches this one by forecasting the Fed, and she’ll also take a look at how identity theft is on the rise. Terry shares some great advice about how you can protect your accounts at home and overseas. Trust us, there’s nothing worse than getting your identity stolen when you’re vacationing abroad.
Then, Scott Kleinberg of The Chicago Tribune joins us to talk about how you might be able to activate – and use – your iPhone without using your hands. Now you won’t have to take off those heavy gloves to type in your password. Scott also previews Facebook’s new initiative to help you weed out the posts that you don’t want to read. Frankly, it’s about time – I’m getting pretty tired of the cat lists.
Star Cunningham, the Founder and CEO of 4D Healthware, wraps this one up by talking about her company’s wearable fitness devices. Not only can 4D’s sensors monitor how physically fit you are but they’re also able to monitor varying levels of personal illness. In addition, Star talks about her experiences as an African-American entrepreneur; and, she’ll take a look at some of the challenges that the African-American startup community face in Chicago. We’ll have all that and more on this episode of the Wintrust Business Lunch!