During the first hour of the The Open Forum today on WADK 1540 AM we focused on how to watch your credit, what you need to know about mortgages, what’s happening with interest rates and much more during our chat with Karen Vebber, a Mortgage Loan Officer at People’s Credit Union.

At 1:30 p.m., we turned our attention to craft beer and running. the guys from Craft Brew Races stopped by the show to chat about this weekends 5k and beer festival that’s set to take place at Fort Adams State Park.

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Listen to The Open Forum with Ryan Belmore every weekday from 12:30pm to 2pm on 1540 AM or online on wadk.com! 

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What'sUpNewp. Although not the founder or original owner, Belmore has been with What'sUpNewp since its early beginnings in 2012.

Belmore was born in Providence, Rhode Island; grew up and graduated high school in Coventry, Rhode Island; and lived in Newport, Rhode Island for more than ten years. He currently serves as Vice President of the Board Of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and on the Board of Directors for Potter League For Animals.

He and his wife, Jen, as well as their two dogs (Aero and June), recently moved to Alexandria, Virginia. Belmore travels back and forth to Newport every couple of weeks to cover events, work on story ideas, to meet with What'sUpNewp's on-the-ground contributors, to visit friends, and to eat as much seafood as possible.

Belmore is a member of Local Independent Online News Publishers, Society of Professional Journalists, and the North American Snowsports Journalists Association.