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Wednesday, Nov 19, 2014 at 05:33 PM PST

Black Friday: What's A Deal and What's Not?

Black Friday: What's A Deal and What's Not?

Is Black Friday really all it's cracked up to be for getting Christmas deals, or is it smart to hold onto your money a little longer? Here’s NBC 7’s Consumer Bob.

Tuesday, Nov 18, 2014 at 08:38 PM PST

How Stick Vacuums Stand Up to Traditional Ones

How Stick Vacuums Stand Up to Traditional Ones

NBC 7's Consumer Bob and Consumer Reports explore whether smaller stick vacuums have the suctioning power of a traditional, stand-up vacuum.

Tuesday, Nov 18, 2014 at 07:16 AM PST

Medical Clinics Opened Inside Target

Medical Clinics Opened Inside Target

Kaiser Permanente is opening medical clinics inside Target stores.

Friday, Nov 14, 2014 at 05:57 PM PST

Stores Taking a Stand Against Black Friday Pressure

Stores Taking a Stand Against Black Friday Pressure

Black Friday doesn’t start on Friday anymore. But the idea of starting the holiday shopping event a day early doesn’t sit well with some shoppers.

Thursday, Nov 13, 2014 at 09:48 PM PST

Where to Shop for Electronics

Where to Shop for Electronics

On Nov. 13, 2014, NBC 7's Consumer Bob has some advice on where to get the best deals on laptops, tablets, TVs and other electronics this holiday season.

Tuesday, Nov 11, 2014 at 05:57 PM PST

Report: Millennials Saving The Least

Report: Millennials Saving The Least

The younger generation is falling behind when it comes to saving money.

Wednesday, Nov 5, 2014 at 08:11 PM PST

Would San Diego Shoppers Accept Soda Tax?

Would San Diego Shoppers Accept Soda Tax?

Berkeley passes soda tax. Will other cities follow?

Tuesday, Nov 4, 2014 at 05:56 PM PST

How to Make Your WiFi Work Better at Home

How to Make Your WiFi Work Better at Home

Does your home WiFi ever let you down? In some homes, there can be dead zones or the service gets slow. NBC 7's Consumer Bob has some ideas if you want to pick up the speed.

Thursday, Oct 30, 2014 at 06:41 PM PDT

Real Deal on Outlet Stores

Real Deal on Outlet Stores

We’re spending more than ever at outlet malls

Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014 at 06:50 PM PDT

Will Smartphones Replace Credit Cards?

Will Smartphones Replace Credit Cards?

The week, Apple Pay launched around the country. The program allows users to scan their smartphone instead of pulling out their wallet and credit card. Is this just a novelty, or will it revolutionize the...

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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.