Sloan Schrage

UDOT says it spend over $1.5 million on fixing potholes in the last fiscal year, FY 2022....
Matt Gephardt & Sloan Schrage, KSL TV

Submitting a claim to the government for pothole damage? Good luck with that

A pothole can do serious and expensive damage to your car. But as Get Gephardt found, if you hit a bad spot on a Utah road, don’t expect the city or state to rush to pay for your repairs.
2 days ago
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Matt Gephardt & Sloan Schrage, KSL TV

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.
9 days ago
The smashed windshield after debris hit it....
Matt Gephardt & Sloan Schrage

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.
14 days ago
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Matt Gephardt & Sloan Schrage, KSL TV

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.
16 days ago
FILE: The view from Britteny Miller's back deck shows how low the water level is at Rockport Reserv...
Matt Gephardt & Sloan Schrage

Vacation rental company’s abrupt closure is leaving some Rockport Reservoir visitors high and dry

A dispute between the State of Utah and a guy who rents lakeside cabins and yurts at Rockport Reservoir has left travelers high, dry, and worried about their deposits.
27 days ago
A bus driver fills up at a gas station in Brooklyn on August 11, 2022 in New York City. While fuel ...
Matt Gephardt

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.
1 month ago
KSL’s Matt Gephardt fuels up his minivan to determine how much gas Google Maps’ eco-friendly ro...
Matt Gephardt & Sloan Schrage

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.
1 month ago
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Matt Gephardt & Sloan Schrage, KSL TV

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.
2 months ago
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Matt Gephardt & Sloan Schrage, KSL TV

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.
2 months ago
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Matt Gephardt & Sloan Schrage, KSL TV

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.
2 months ago
A motorcycle repair shop estimated the Shrader’s motorbike suffered $3,600 in damages....
Matt Gephardt & Sloan Schrage, KSL TV

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.
2 months ago
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Matt Gephardt & Sloan Schrage, KSL TV

Zions Bank joins wave of banks eliminating or reducing overdraft fees

Bye-bye bank fees? A Utah bank is the latest to get with a trend of eliminating those pesky, avoidable fees.
3 months ago
Kris Hammond shows KSL’s Matt Gephardt her damaged microwave that started by itself and eventuall...
Matt Gephardt & Sloan Schrage, KSL TV

Hidden kitchen fire hazard: Microwaves that start by themselves

Microwaves are a fast and easy way to get food ready to eat at the push of a button. But we found dozens are firing up without the push of a button, creating a kitchen fire hazard.
3 months ago
A Chevron gas station is seen on July 05, 2022 in Houston, Texas. Gasoline prices in Houston and ar...
Matt Gephardt and Sloan Schrage, KSL TV

Gas prices coming down nationally but remain near record high in Utah

Gas prices have been easing nationally over the past week, but in Utah, they are still hovering around AAA’s record high average cost set just last week. It has KSL viewers wondering why.
3 months ago
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Matt Gephardt & Sloan Schrage, KSL TV

Why you should stop using your work computers, phones for personal use

Many Utahns are still working from home, spending a lot of time on their work computers. That can make it easy to forget it's not a personal computer. But KSL's Matt Gephardt has three reasons why you should use your work computers for one thing — work.
3 months ago
Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are all making news with wild up-and-down swings in value. (File...
Matt Gephardt and Sloan Schrage, KSL TV

Congress considers crypto legislation: What you need to know

It's been a rough year for cryptocurrencies. Prices reached record heights this past November, but by last week, crypto has lost $2 trillion of its market value. Now, there's a new plan for the Feds to regulate cryptocurrencies.
3 months ago
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Matt Gephardt & Sloan Schrage, KSL TV

Gephardt busts inflation: Is saving hundreds on your internet bill worth the hassle?

When you sign up for internet, you need a modem to connect and router for your home's Wi-Fi. But most internet service providers charge you to use their equipment, on top of what you pay for their plan. But did you know you can buy your own and potentially save hundreds of dollars? The thing is, it’s not necessarily that simple.
3 months ago
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Matt Gephardt & Sloan Schrage, KSL TV

Gephardt Busts Inflation: How a little maintenance can save you big on appliance repairs or replacements

When it comes to our expensive appliances breaking, there is another option besides repair or replace. Maintenance.
4 months ago
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Matt Gephardt & Sloan Schrage, KSL TV

Who’s responsible when a snowplow damages your fence?

Turns out, when plows from multiple agencies work the same area, knowing who is responsible for the damage is not always clear cut.
4 months ago
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Matt Gephardt & Sloan Schrage, KSL TV

Business takes your money then abruptly shuts down; now what?

Imagine paying a deposit for expensive furniture, only to have the company vanish before you get your stuff. It has become a familiar experience for several Utahns who bought furniture from a Bluffdale store.
5 months ago
Several regulators – foreign and domestic – are cracking down on repair restrictions imposed by...
Matt Gephardt & Sloan Schrage, KSL TV

Repair or replace: The shortening lifespan of consumer goods

As the adage goes, stuff just isn't made the way it used to be. KSL Consumer Investigator Matt Gephardt found there is some powerful evidence it’s true.
5 months ago
Jason-Paul Delue tells KSL's Matt Gephardt that he discovered the power company had installed a dev...
Matt Gephardt & Sloan Schrage, KSL TV

Orem man says power company installed remote switch to limit his A/C without his permission

For years, Rocky Mountain Power has installed switches on A/C units that allows it to remotely toggle off the air conditioning to save energy during heat waves. It has always been a voluntary thing, but an Orem man says one was installed on his A/C unit without his permission.
5 months ago
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Matt Gephardt & Sloan Schrage, KSL TV

More than 1/3 Americans don’t have retirement; here’s how to start

New data shows many of us are falling short on retirement savings. So, we asked KSL Consumer Investigator Matt Gephardt how we can get the ball rolling.
5 months ago
Cutting out a catalytic converter from underneath a car using a battery-operated saw can be done in...
Matt Gephardt & Sloan Schrage, KSL TV

Putting the brakes on catalytic converter theft: Matt Gephardt tests some deterrents

With catalytic converter thefts on the rise, the KSL Investigators put three devices to the test to see how well they would deter a would-be thief.
5 months ago
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