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Monday, Jan 2, 2017 at 09:44 PM PST

Will Grocery Prices Be Cheaper in 2017?

Will Grocery Prices Be Cheaper in 2017?

San Diego welcomed discount grocery chains in 2016 which could bring lower prices for the new year.

Monday, Jan 2, 2017 at 06:13 PM PST

Many Factors Forced Price Drops at San Diego Grocery Stores

Many Factors Forced Price Drops at San Diego Grocery Stores

NBC 7's Consumer Bob takes a closer look at how a change in San Diego's grocery store landscape has brought prices for dairy, produce and other goods down.

Friday, Dec 30, 2016 at 06:18 PM PST

The New Year is a Good Time to Take Control of Your Finances

The New Year is a Good Time to Take Control of Your Finances

NBC 7's Consumer Bob spoke with a financial planner who shared tips on how you can make commitments to saving money next year.

Thursday, Dec 29, 2016 at 06:13 PM PST

Consumer Reports Exercises Your Fitness Tracker Options

Consumer Reports Exercises Your Fitness Tracker Options

NBC 7's Consumer Bob and Consumer Reports run through the best fitness-tracking devices on the market.

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.

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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.