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Wednesday, Jul 15, 2015 at 08:08 PM PDT

Bringing Your Own Shower to the Beach

Bringing Your Own Shower to the Beach

Many people are turning to portable showers to rinse off at the beach.

Tuesday, Jul 14, 2015 at 08:01 PM PDT

Mobile App Finds Recalls on Cars

Mobile App Finds Recalls on Cars

Using My CarFax to find car recalls.

Tuesday, Jul 7, 2015 at 06:19 PM PDT

How to Get the Apartment Before the Rest

How to Get the Apartment Before the Rest

Treat getting an apartment like you would getting a job.

Monday, Jul 6, 2015 at 06:33 PM PDT

Selfie Stick Backlash Leads to Ban

Selfie Stick Backlash Leads to Ban

Selfie sticks are very popular for taking selfie pictures but some amusement parks and conventions are banning them.

Wednesday, Jul 1, 2015 at 06:55 PM PDT

San Diegans Rush to Get Rebate for Lawn Turf

San Diegans Rush to Get Rebate for Lawn Turf

San Diego’s rebate program is paying for homeowners and Businesses to replace their lawns with turf. Just how much money is left in this program for residents? NBC’s Consumer Bob reports.

Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015 at 07:37 PM PDT

Car Leases At All Time High

Car Leases At All Time High

Leasing a car is more and more popular, reaching a record high last year when nearly a quarter of new car transactions were leases. NBC 7's Consumer Bob looks at the pluses and minuses of leasing rather...

Monday, Jun 15, 2015 at 06:17 PM PDT

Wheel of Misfortune: Teenage Insurance Costs

Wheel of Misfortune: Teenage Insurance Costs

It costs 88% more to add teenage driver on your insurance policy.

Monday, Jun 8, 2015 at 09:37 PM PDT

Avoiding Online Dating Scams

Avoiding Online Dating Scams

Scam artists using online dating sites to steal from people.

Friday, May 29, 2015 at 08:38 PM PDT

Should Short-Term Vacation Rentals Be Allowed in SD?

Should Short-Term Vacation Rentals Be Allowed in SD?

The San Diego City Council spent the day listening to complaints about short-term vacation rentals found online on sites like Air bnb or Craigslist. NBC 7's Consumer Bob digs into the issue.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 09:21 PM PDT

Amazon Expands Same Day Delivery

Amazon Expands Same Day Delivery

Amazon is expanding its same day delivery service. Order it online in the morning and have it delivered that night, with no extra charge. NBC 7's Consumer Bob has the latest.

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