Consumer Bob helps to save you money and time

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.

Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014 at 08:45 PM PDT

5 Tips for Back to School Shopping

5 Tips for Back to School Shopping

For the bargain shopper, back to school shopping starts now. NBC 7’s Consumer Bob shares five tips to save big.

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 09:20 PM PDT

Movie Theaters Vie to Bring Back Customers

Movie Theaters Vie to Bring Back Customers

Movie theaters are losing customers from lackluster movies to high priced tickets.

Tuesday, Jul 22, 2014 at 06:05 PM PDT

Locals Rent Rooms to Comic-Con Guests

Locals Rent Rooms to Comic-Con Guests

San Diegans rent their homes, apartments and condos during Comic Con.

Friday, Jul 18, 2014 at 06:52 PM PDT

Buying an Umbrella to Protect Your Home

Buying an Umbrella to Protect Your Home

Why homeowners should consider buying a million dollar insurance policy.

Wednesday, Jul 16, 2014 at 06:10 PM PDT

The Truth Behind Hidden Contracts

The Truth Behind Hidden Contracts

It’s a contract few people read but nearly everyone has agreed to: the contract that often accompanies websites, service upgrades and downloads.

Tuesday, Jul 15, 2014 at 07:20 PM PDT

IRS Commissioner Fights to Turn Around Agency

IRS Commissioner Fights to Turn Around Agency

NBC 7’s Consumer Bob speaks with new IRS commissioner John Koskinen as he visits San Diego on July 15, 2014. Koskinen is out to help turn around the struggling agency after a tough year that included the...

Tuesday, Jul 15, 2014 at 09:38 AM PDT

Wearable Cameras Capture Your LIfe

Wearable Cameras Capture Your LIfe

People are wearing small digital cameras to chronicle their day.

Friday, Jul 11, 2014 at 06:25 PM PDT

Truth Behind Natural Food Labels

Truth Behind Natural Food Labels

When shoppers walk down the aisle at the grocery store they see endless items labeled with the word "natural." But, what does the word really mean? NBC 7's Consumer Bob takes a closer look.

About
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.