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Monday, Sep 12, 2016 at 05:24 PM PDT

Safe, Effective Lice Killing Alternatives

Safe, Effective Lice Killing Alternatives

Getting lice is easy, but getting rid of them can be a challenge. NBC 7's Consumer Bob has tips and advice for parents dealing with children with lice.

Friday, Sep 9, 2016 at 07:50 PM PDT

Tips for More Friendly Airline Experiences

Tips for More Friendly Airline Experiences

While airline profits reach $25.6 billion last year, customer complaints were up 34 percent compared to the year before. NBC 7's Consumer Bob has some advice to make the skies a little more friendly.

Friday, Sep 9, 2016 at 06:05 PM PDT

Which Wireless Headphones are Best?

Which Wireless Headphones are Best?

With Apple's recent decision to remove the headphone jack from its newest phones, which pair of headphones should you buy? NBC 7's Consumer Bob has more.

Monday, Sep 5, 2016 at 06:52 PM PDT

Exterior House Paint: Get it Right The First Time

Exterior House Paint: Get it Right The First Time

Before you pull out your rollers, listen to what NBC 7's Consumer Bob has to say about exterior paints.

Monday, Sep 5, 2016 at 06:47 PM PDT

Things You Should Know When Shopping For Bath Towels

Things You Should Know When Shopping For Bath Towels

There are many differences in quality and durability when it comes to picking the right bath towels. NBC 7's Consumer Bob has more on how towel manufacturers can leave you high and dry.

Monday, Aug 29, 2016 at 06:59 PM PDT

How to Keep Your Fresh Fruits and Vegetables From Going Bad

How to Keep Your Fresh Fruits and Vegetables From Going Bad

The Department of Agriculture says that the average American family wastes $1,500 worth of food every year. NBC 7's Consumer Bob has some tips on how you can keep your food fresh.

Monday, Aug 29, 2016 at 06:59 PM PDT

Home Delivery Meal Kit Businesses Growing Rapidly

Home Delivery Meal Kit Businesses Growing Rapidly

The home delivery meal kit trend is a $400 million industry, and it's still growing. NBC 7's Consumer Bob has more on the tasty trend.

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 06:58 PM PDT

More Options Could Be Coming for Cable Customers

More Options Could Be Coming for Cable Customers

NBC 7's Consumer Bob has more on the subtle charges on your cable bill, and the changes being pushed that could end the "cable boxopoly."

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 05:13 PM PDT

What Not to Feed Your Dog

What Not to Feed Your Dog

A family rushed their dog, Theo, to the hospital after learning that he ate a common, tasty snack. Most people don't know it, but the snack is actually poisonous to our canine friends. NBC 7's Consumer Bob...

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 05:16 PM PDT

Does Your Front Loading Washer Have A Stench?

Does Your Front Loading Washer Have A Stench?

A smelly problem has turned into multiple class-action lawsuits involving more than six million front-loading washing machines . NBC 7's Consumer Bob has more.

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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.