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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.

Thursday, Jul 10, 2014 at 06:54 PM PDT

Tablet is King, Outselling PC

Tablet is King, Outselling PC

People are now buying more tablets than personal computers.

Tuesday, Jul 8, 2014 at 06:35 PM PDT

Buy or Rent? 5 Questions to Ask Yourself

Buy or Rent? 5 Questions to Ask Yourself

Not everyone should buy a home, for some people, it's smarter to rent then own.

Saturday, Jul 5, 2014 at 01:06 PM PDT

Top Sunscreen Choices for Kids Explained

Top Sunscreen Choices for Kids Explained

Should your children use the same sunscreen that you use? NBC 7’s Consumer Bob reports on the tricks for warding off the rays.

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