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Friday, Dec 16, 2016 at 07:55 PM PST

Group Gifts Made Easier With New Online Services

Group Gifts Made Easier With New Online Services

NBC 7's Consumer Bob and Consumer Reports have some tips to take the stress out of organizing group gifts.

Friday, Dec 16, 2016 at 05:24 PM PST

Best and Worst Return Policies at Local Stores

Best and Worst Return Policies at Local Stores

NBC 7's Consumer Bob and Consumer Reports have information shoppers should consider this holidays eason.

Tuesday, Dec 13, 2016 at 07:49 AM PST

Tips on How to Buy the Best Luggage

Tips on How to Buy the Best Luggage

Looking for new carry-on bags or check-in luggage? Consumer Reports surveyed its readers to look for the best alternatives.

Friday, Dec 9, 2016 at 06:57 PM PST

Risks of Mixing Alcohol with Over-the-Counter Medication

Risks of Mixing Alcohol with Over-the-Counter Medication

NBC 7's Consumer Bob has more information on certain over-the-counter drugs that can be dangerous when mixed with alcohol.

Friday, Dec 9, 2016 at 05:41 PM PST

Take A Bite Out of Fat and Sugar in Festive Coffee Beverages

Take A Bite Out of Fat and Sugar in Festive Coffee Beverages

NBC 7's Consumer Bob and Consumer Reports share tips on how you can reduce your calorie intake when enjoying festive holiday coffees and drinks.

Friday, Dec 9, 2016 at 07:27 AM PST

Goodwill’s ‘Little Black Dress’ Sale Returns

Goodwill’s ‘Little Black Dress’ Sale Returns

Fashionistas, rejoice: Goodwill’s popular “Little Black Dress” (LBD) sale returns this Friday, offering the beloved wardrobe staple at very, very low prices.

Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 at 04:51 PM PST

Get Fancy for Cheap at Goodwill's 'Little Black Dress Sale'

Get Fancy for Cheap at Goodwill's 'Little Black Dress Sale'

The sale starts at 9 a.m. on Friday at the Goodwill location on Balboa Avenue and Clairemont Drive and there is no limit on the amount of dresses a customer can take home.

Friday, Nov 25, 2016 at 06:56 PM PST

You Can Find Pumpkin Spice in More Than Just Lattes

You Can Find Pumpkin Spice in More Than Just Lattes

Consumer Reports conducted a quality-control test on several pumpkin spice flavored treats to find which were the most tasty. NBC 7's Consumer Bob has more.

Monday, Nov 7, 2016 at 05:37 PM PST

More and More Millennials Shopping Without Credit Cards

More and More Millennials Shopping Without Credit Cards

NBC 7's Consumer Bob has some tips for millennials on how they can build up their credit scores.

Friday, Nov 4, 2016 at 05:53 PM PDT

Updating Smoke Alarm May be Better Bet than New Batteries

Updating Smoke Alarm May be Better Bet than New Batteries

Modern smoke alarms have two types of detectors that alert you when heavy smoke and flames are detected. NBC 7's Consumer Bob has more.

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