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Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 at 09:37 PM PDT

Scam Overload Makes Some Ignore Legit Messages

Scam Overload Makes Some Ignore Legit Messages

People tired of scams in the mail are ignoring legitimate letters.

Thursday, Mar 19, 2015 at 08:36 PM PDT

Which Foods Should You Buy Organic?

Which Foods Should You Buy Organic?

Consumer Reports looked at 10 foods you should always buy organic, and they identified non-organics that are a reasonable alternative. NBC 7's Consumer Bob has the list.

Wednesday, Mar 18, 2015 at 10:07 PM PDT

Choosing Between a New and Used Car for Teens

Choosing Between a New and Used Car for Teens

Buying a car is a difficult task for any person, but when you’re buying that car for a teenager, it can be even tougher. NBC 7’s Consumer Bob dives into the difference between new and used cars for teenagers.

Monday, Mar 16, 2015 at 09:30 PM PDT

CT Scans Shouldn't Be Overused

CT Scans Shouldn't Be Overused

While CT scans offer an unparalleled look inside the human body, they can be overused. NBC 7's Consumer Bob explains what you should know about long-term risks.

Monday, Mar 16, 2015 at 05:33 PM PDT

Are Veggie Chips Healthier?

Are Veggie Chips Healthier?

NBC 7’s Consumer Bob takes a look at one popular alternative for potato chips and their impact on your health with the help of Consumer Reports.

Friday, Mar 13, 2015 at 06:04 PM PDT

Telemarketing Calls Not Going Away

Telemarketing Calls Not Going Away

Telemarketers still calling even though there is a Do Not Call list. Some people dropping their home phones.

Tuesday, Mar 10, 2015 at 04:01 PM PDT

Apple Announces New Apple Watch

Apple Announces New Apple Watch

At their event today, Apple announced the new Apple Watch. It links to your phone and has all sorts of features and applications - but will it catch on? Consumer Bob has the story.

Monday, Mar 16, 2015 at 10:13 AM PDT

Three Tips for Using Your Tax Refund

Three Tips for Using Your Tax Refund

So far, the IRS has paid out nearly $145 billion in tax refunds. So what should people do with that extra money? NBC 7's Consumer Bob has three valuable tips.

Thursday, Mar 5, 2015 at 09:09 PM PST

Coscto Vs. Sam's Club

Coscto Vs. Sam's Club

As the big box generation grows, how do you decide which wholesale company to go with: Costco or Sam's Club? NBC 7's Consumer Bob has a better look.

Friday, Feb 27, 2015 at 07:58 PM PST

Gas Prices Soar in California as Supply Shrinks

Gas Prices Soar in California as Supply Shrinks

Gas prices are soaring in California in a classic example of supply and demand after an explosion stopped gasoline production at an Exxon Mobil refinery while another remains offline due to labor unrest.

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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.