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Wednesday, Jul 2, 2014 at 10:40 AM PDT

Ploy Tricks You Into Pricy Magazine Subscriptions

Ploy Tricks You Into Pricy Magazine Subscriptions

A Lakeside man paid a bill thinking he was renewing his magazine subscription. Turns out, it wasn’t a bill at all, and the man paid way more than he should have. NBC 7’s Consumer Bob explains.

Thursday, Jun 26, 2014 at 01:23 PM PDT

Fighting the High Cost of Cable

Fighting the High Cost of Cable

People want ways to pay less money for cable programming.

Monday, Jun 23, 2014 at 07:10 PM PDT

Is Summer a Buyer's or Seller's Market?

Is Summer a Buyer's or Seller's Market?

Summer is a busy time in the real estate business, but is it a good time to buy or a good time to sell? NBC 7's Consumer Bob reports.

Friday, Jun 20, 2014 at 06:45 PM PDT

SD Fair Vendors See Bigger Spending

SD Fair Vendors See Bigger Spending

Economist have all sorts of ways to see which direction the economy is heading, but the vendors at the San Diego County Fair say they have a pretty good idea.

Thursday, Jun 19, 2014 at 08:21 AM PDT

Data Breach Exposes Thousands

Data Breach Exposes Thousands

An internal mistake exposed thousands of Rady Children's Hospital patients.

Sunday, Jun 15, 2014 at 03:56 AM PDT

World Events Impact California Gas Prices

World Events Impact California Gas Prices

Conflict in Iraq is driving up the wholesale price of gas even though very little of that oil is imported into California.

Thursday, Jun 12, 2014 at 08:55 AM PDT

10 Ways to Save on Wedding Planning

10 Ways to Save on Wedding Planning

Many couples go into debt to get married, but budgeting can make a difference.

Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014 at 07:55 PM PDT

Are Stores Allowed to Scan Your License?

Are Stores Allowed to Scan Your License?

It's not uncommon to be asked to show ID when buying items that require you to be of-age. However, some stores are now asking to scan your ID. As NBC 7’s Consumer Bob explains, scanning your ID is legal...

Thursday, Jun 5, 2014 at 04:58 PM PDT

Unlicensed Contractors Caught in San Marcos Sting

Unlicensed Contractors Caught in San Marcos Sting

Unlicensed contractors walked into an undercover sting in some of the burned out areas of San Marcos. State officials wanted to know if contractors were taking advantage of victims.

Tuesday, Jun 3, 2014 at 06:30 PM PDT

Balboa Park Pass: Worth It?

Balboa Park Pass: Worth It?

Families can save money by purchasing an annual pass to 17 Balboa Park museums.

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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.