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Friday, Mar 3, 2017 at 06:25 PM PST

Prepare Yourself for the Next Time You Lose Your Cell Phone

Prepare Yourself for the Next Time You Lose Your Cell Phone

Backing up contacts and files is ultra important, but there are also several GPS-related resources you can use to pinpoint your device's location. NBC 7's Consuemr Bob has more tips. 

Monday, Feb 27, 2017 at 09:29 PM PST

Tax Refunds May Take Longer to Arrive This Year

Tax Refunds May Take Longer to Arrive This Year

Tax refunds are on their way but they may take a little longer to arrive. The IRS is trying to make sure your refund money gets into the right hands, and that could slow down the process. NBC 7's Consumer Bob...

Friday, Feb 17, 2017 at 06:31 PM PST

Healthy Choices for Children Scarce when Dining Out

Healthy Choices for Children Scarce when Dining Out

NBC 7's Consumer Bob has more on the challenge parents face when attempting to find healthy meals for kids when eating out.

Friday, Feb 3, 2017 at 05:48 PM PST

Is Identity Theft Insurance Worth It?

Is Identity Theft Insurance Worth It?

Consumer Reports money editor Lauren Lyons Cole says that most banks already cover you for losses do to fraud, and most victims suffer little to no out of pocket costs. NBC 7's Consumer Bob has more.

Monday, Jan 23, 2017 at 05:38 PM PST

Western Union Accused of Turning Blind Eye to Rampant Fraud

Western Union Accused of Turning Blind Eye to Rampant Fraud

NBC 7's Consumer Bob has the details on a lawsuit brought against Western Union by the Federal Trade Commission and the U.S. Justice Department.

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Consumer Bob has been covering consumer news in San Diego for more than 21 years. Whether it's talking about great deals, how to save money or avoiding trendy scams, he brings you the latest on NBC 7 News at 4, 5, and 6 p.m. Send him suggestions for stories or features via email.