Since the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s creation six years ago, some Republicans in Congress have wanted to kill it. They may get a clear shot next month. “The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is marked for death. Here’s why you should care”
Jodi Parsons’ husband dies before he can take his Spirit Airlines flight from New Orleans to Chicago. Can she get a refund? “My husband died — can I get a refund from Spirit Airlines?”
Ellen Villar’s aunt died just before her planned weekend at a small bed and breakfast in Micanopy, Fla. Why are you reading about her personal tragedy? Because the reservation was nonrefundable, and Villar wants a re-do. “After aunt’s death, she wants a B&B redo — is this enough?”
Last summer, while Joan Rohrer was visiting her daughter in Albany, Ore., her husband fell on the curb and struck his forehead.
“After a near-death experience, should Viking refund his cruise?”
Everything is negotiable, even a nonrefundable airline ticket. Consider what happened when Ryan Duffy developed complications from brain surgery, which forced him to cancel his American Airlines flight from Charleston, S.C., to Las Vegas.
“How refundable is your nonrefundable ticket?”