Consumer Bob helps to save you money and time

Wednesday, Aug 13, 2014 at 06:10 PM PDT

Green Trash Bins Slow in Coming

Green Trash Bins Slow in Coming

The city of San Diego doesn't have enough money to expand it's green bin recycling program. Currently, only 15 percent have greenery carts.

Tuesday, Aug 12, 2014 at 05:35 PM PDT

Scam Artists Target Scholarship Seekers

Scam Artists Target Scholarship Seekers

Paying for college is stressful for co-eds and parents alike. But as NBC 7’s Consumer Bob explains, scam artists will use that stress to fool them into making bad decisions.

Monday, Aug 11, 2014 at 07:10 PM PDT

What Would You Consider 'Cheap' Gas?

What Would You Consider 'Cheap' Gas?

Gas prices are dropping, but most people don't consider prices under $4 to be cheap.

Friday, Aug 8, 2014 at 05:50 PM PDT

California Spends Big on Housing, Little on Energy

California Spends Big on Housing, Little on Energy

California consumers rank among the nation's biggest spenders on housing and the lowest spenders on energy, according to new government data.

Friday, Aug 1, 2014 at 06:16 PM PDT

Summer Phone Repairs Prove Costly

Summer Phone Repairs Prove Costly

More people break their cell phones in the summer months than any oher time which helps people in the repair business.

Friday, Aug 1, 2014 at 06:11 PM PDT

Summer Phone Repairs Prove Costly

Summer Phone Repairs Prove Costly

More people tend to break their phones in the summertime, and those repairs can be very costly. NBC 7’s Consumer Bob offers some tips on how to save money on those fixes to your smartphone.

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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.