‘Route 51’ tackles best practices for personal finance


WAUSAU – More money went into the stock market in 2021 than in the past two decades combined, as the global pandemic sparked a wave of new investors eager to build on their pandemic savings in the marketplace. At the same time, the market has undergone some wild fluctuations as fears over rising inflation continue, leaving many people wondering how best to safely save and invest their earnings.

At 10 a.m. April 15, WPR’s “Route 51” presents an encore broadcast of Executive Producer Rick Reyer’s conversation with Eau Claire financial advisor Kevin McKinley, featuring tips on best practices for personal finance, from investing in the stock market to planning for retirement and more. 

“Route 51” is heard Fridays at 10 a.m. on The Ideas Network stations 101.3 & 91.9/Wausau, AM 930/Auburndale-Stevens Point, 99.1/Stevens Point, 100.9/Marshfield, 90.3/Park Falls, 89.1/Adams-Wisconsin Rapids, 89.9/Rhinelander-Eagle River, 88.3/Menomonie-Eau Claire and 88.7/River Falls and live streamed at wrfw887.com/listen-live.html. It is re-broadcast Fridays at 7 p.m. on 90.9/Wausau. Program archives are available at wpr.org/route51.