Matt Gephardt

Gephardt Busts Inflation: Second-hand shopping, selling surge as Utahns try to beat rising prices

Data shared with the KSL investigators shows Utahns are trying to bring in more money and reduce spending as they try to bust inflation.
2 months ago

Get Gephardt: Your credit card can up your interest rate without telling you

If your credit card company raises your interest rate even just a little bit, it could have a significant impact on how long it takes you to get out of debt. A relatively new law means your credit card company can do just that and they do not even have to give you the heads up.
2 months ago

Get Gephardt: No, really, why are Utah gas prices still higher than the national average?

Why are gas prices in Utah so much higher than other parts of the country?
2 months ago

Get Gephardt helps Farmington traveler get reimbursed after getting bumped from her flight

A woman paid Delta Airlines $617 to upgrade her seat. But when she arrived at the airport, she found she had no seat at all.
2 months ago

Get Gephardt: Surgeon no-shows for pre-paid procedure

Imagine paying for surgery, only to have the surgeon no-show. It happened to a Herriman woman, and when she couldn't get her money back, she decided it was time to Get Gephardt.
2 months ago

Get Gephardt: Is your car spying on you?

KSL Investigates the privacy and security that you put at risk when your car is connected, and what to do about it.
2 months ago

Get Gephardt: Tips for lowering your interest rates

There are some simple things you can do to keep your interest rates relatively low.
2 months ago

Get Gephardt: A rock smacks your windshield, so who pays for the damaged glass?

Freeway debris can be scary, dangerous, and expensive. When a Payson woman says a construction company refused to pay for the damage they caused to her car, she decided it was time to Get Gephardt.
3 months ago

KSL Investigators help Utahn sent to collections for wireless service she says she never had

Have you ever been hounded for charges you do not owe? Well, it has happened to a Pleasant Grove woman — twice. And when she could not get the debt collector to listen, she called the KSL Investigators for help.
3 months ago

When you find a check that expired years ago, can you get it cashed?

Ever find an uncashed check stuffed in a birthday card sent to you years ago from a relative? A Utah woman recently found a refund check worth hundreds of dollars from her old phone company. Problem is, it expired 16 years ago.
3 months ago

Gephardt Busts Inflation: Cash stuffing goes viral but can it help you stay on budget and save money?

These days, it is pretty hard to escape the phenomenon of cash stuffing with excited budget-minded millennials and zoomers sharing tips all across social media.
3 months ago

How to stay protected from student loan forgiveness scams

When President Biden announced plans to provide debt relief for up to 43 million people, not only did it catch the attention of borrowers, it caught the ears of scam artists.
3 months ago

Citing ‘significant danger to public health,’ Utah regulators shutter pain clinic

A state investigator went undercover at a health clinic and was given a false diagnosis. It wasn’t true. KSL Investigator Matt Gephardt uncovers broken promises of pain relief.
3 months ago

Gephardt Busts Inflation: Ways you can save money at the gas pump

Inflation remains high for several reasons and one of the biggest is tied to gas prices. But you can bring down the price you pay with some relatively simple changes in your driving habits.
4 months ago

Gephardt Busts Inflation: Can Google’s eco-friendly routes really save you gas money?

Gas prices have edged down from their record highs, but they are still a far cry from being affordable for many Utah families. So, when Google rolled out a new feature for its Maps navigation app that says it can save you money on gas by using suggested eco-friendly routes, the KSL Investigators decided to put it to the test.
4 months ago

KSL Investigators help bank customer regain access to his money after fraud incident

KSL Investigators help a fraud victim gain access to his bank account after nearly a year of being locked out.
4 months ago

What are the rules for airline travel credits?

After canceling a beach vacation to Hawaii, a Utah woman believes she has $1,400 in flight credits. Ongoing flight cancellations have plagued the summer travel season, and a lot of travelers are being made whole with flight credits rather than refunds.
4 months ago

Can a company pull the rebate runaround?

When a West Valley City woman took up Verizon on a rebate offer to upgrade but could not get the rebate, she contacted the KSL Investigators for help.
4 months ago

Utah home sellers drop asking prices as market slows from a frenzied pace

For years, Utah has been one of the nation's hottest real estate markets, but now it appears to be cooling as sellers are slashing prices.
4 months ago

Gephardt Busts Inflation: How you can save money by switching from one of the big three wireless carriers to an MVNO

We have all heard of the big guys of wireless networks - Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile. But many smaller carriers use the same infrastructure as the big three and for you that means you can get the service you need for much less by switching to one of the other guys.
4 months ago

Utah regulators take action against store they say failed to deliver furniture or refunds dozens of times

Imagine paying a deposit for expensive furniture only to have the company vanish before you get your stuff. It happened to several Utahns and now, the store has been cited by the State of Utah.
4 months ago

Gephardt Busts Inflation: Overstocked stores are leading to steep discounts for shoppers

Many big retailers are dealing with excess inventory. For retail businesses, it is a situation that is costing them a boatload of money. For consumers looking to bust inflation, it is an opportunity for bargain hunting.
5 months ago

Who pays to fix crunched vehicle when carport collapses at an apartment complex?

Last winter, a carport collapsed and damaged several vehicles parked below. Then, the call came to KSL Investigator Matt Gephardt from the owner of one of the vehicles who says their apartment complex had told them they were on their own to pay for the damage.
5 months ago

Gephardt: You could be paying foreign transaction fees without leaving the US

Paying international fees when traveling abroad is no surprise - but paying them without leaving the U.S.? Matt Gephardt investigates.
5 months ago