Ben Simmoneau, WCVB-TV Boston

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Recent articles by Ben:

Massachusetts couple struggles with Boston hotel, wedding plans

Brides and grooms have put down big deposits for dream weddings that won't be able to happen this summer. → Read More

This summer could be one of best times to buy used car

The bankruptcy of Hertz Rental Car could impact the prices of used cars for months to come, making this summer one of the best times to buy a used car in years. → Read More

'I feel like I'm being held hostage by them': Airline customers entitled to refunds being refused by Expedia

Federal law on airline refunds is clear. If the airline cancels a flight, passengers are entitled to a refund. That applies even if you bought your ticket through a website like Expedia. → Read More

Massachusetts bracing for surge of new health connector applicants amid coronavirus layoffs

For the million people who have lost their jobs in Massachusetts, there's another challenge looming: what to do about health insurance. → Read More

Mortgage market becoming more restrictive amid coronavirus outbreak

For the first time in a decade, since the last recession, the mortgage market is getting more restrictive. → Read More

Mass. AG wants to hear from residents struggling with mortgage relief, evictions

The Massachusetts Attorney General's office has been dealing with thousands of complaints from consumers and is responsible for enforcing the state's new law on evictions and mortgage relief. → Read More

Boston man receives $4,000 bill from rental car company

Budget charged the man five times the rate he was quoted, all because he wanted to change where he returned his rental car. → Read More

Boston man receives $4,000K bill from rental car company

Budget charged the man five times the rate he was quoted, all because he wanted to change where he returned his rental car. → Read More

J. Crew files for bankruptcy amid coronavirus pandemic

Find out what the move means for customers when it comes to online business, returns and gift cards. → Read More

Questions, confusion for customers struggling with mortgage payments amid coronavirus outbreak

Financial organizations are promising help for mortgage customers impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, but getting a clear answer is a struggle. → Read More

Greater Boston Food Bank doubling number of food deliveries, CEO says

The Greater Boston Food Bank works with 190 cities and towns across Eastern Massachusetts, delivering more than double the amount of food in recent weeks. → Read More

Bottle redemptions suspended, so why is state charging $.05 deposits still?

Massachusetts has suspended the requirement for stores to accept bottle returns, so why is the state still charging the $.05 deposit? → Read More

Fate of New England summer camps unclear amid coronavirus outbreak

Governor Charlie Baker's decision to keep day cares closed until late June has raised a lot of questions for parents about the fate of summer activities this year. → Read More

Coronavirus stimulus checks arriving for dead taxpayers

We spoke with a Massachusetts man who's not sure what to do after receiving a check for his son who died two years ago. → Read More

Massachusetts homeowners face looming property tax deadline

Homeowners why pay property taxes quarterly face a May 1 deadline, but a bill allows some cities and towns to push that date back to June 1. → Read More

Trying to get ticket refunds for concerts, sporting events? You're not alone

Professional sports leagues, concert promoters and theaters are facing mounting pressure to refund tickets for rescheduled and postponed events. → Read More

Travelers express concerns, confusion over new Airbnb refund policy amid coronavirus outbreak

The confusion raises a lot of questions for travelers planning trips this summer. → Read More

Travelers express concerns about Airbnb refund policy

When the coronavirus crisis began, Airbnb earned praise from travelers for its full refunds for everyone for a month policy. But that initial refund policy expired yesterday, and some travelers tell us what has replaced it is confusing and unfair. → Read More

Want your coronavirus stimulus check faster? These two IRS tools could help

The $1,200 government stimulus checks are starting to appear in bank accounts and now the IRS is rolling out two online tools that might help you get your payment more quickly. → Read More

Want coronavirus stimulus check faster? These two IRS tools could help

The $1,200 government stimulus checks are starting to appear in bank accounts and now the IRS is rolling out two online tools that might help you get your payment more quickly. → Read More