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Monday, Feb 10, 2014 at 09:50 PM PST

Olympic Impact on Local Sports Sales

Olympic Impact on Local Sports Sales

Will skiers and snowboarders want to buy what they see the Olympic athletes using or wearing? Local retailers are hoping the action on the slopes could lead to some action in

Sunday, Feb 2, 2014 at 10:05 AM PST

Tax Time Tip: Get Organized

Tax Time Tip: Get Organized

Key to doing taxes is to spread out the work and start early.

Saturday, Feb 1, 2014 at 09:34 AM PST

Number of Walmart Grocery Stores Double in SD County

Number of Walmart Grocery Stores Double in SD County

Walmart expands its grocery store chain across the county

Tuesday, Jan 28, 2014 at 06:10 PM PST

Combating Cell Phone Telemarketers

Combating Cell Phone Telemarketers

NBC 7's Consumer Bob shares tips on how to fight back against telemarketers who insist on calling your cell phone. Now that fewer people have landlines, telemarketing to your mobile device is becoming...

Thursday, Jan 23, 2014 at 07:55 PM PST

Scammers Try to Steal Tax Refunds

Scammers Try to Steal Tax Refunds

Taxpayers beware: Scam artists are using your personal information to apply for—and then steal—your tax refund. NBC 7’s Consumer Bob explains.

Thursday, Jan 23, 2014 at 12:38 PM PST

Study: Smartphones Hurting Sleep

Study: Smartphones Hurting Sleep

According to a new study, your smartphone could be robbing you of a good night's sleep. NBC 7's Consumer Bob reports.

Wednesday, Jan 22, 2014 at 02:11 PM PST

Expect Higher Insurance Deductibles

Expect Higher Insurance Deductibles

Insurance deductibles start over every year. That means people will start 2014 paying more for health care until they meet their limit.

Tuesday, Jan 21, 2014 at 05:40 PM PST

New Year, Higher ER Deductibles

New Year, Higher ER Deductibles

The new year could bring higher health insurance deductibles for patients checking into the doctor's office or emergency room. NBC 7's Consumer Bob explains why you could be shelling out more for your healthcare...

Friday, Jan 17, 2014 at 08:10 PM PST

Tracking Our Changing Shopping Habits

Tracking Our Changing Shopping Habits

Our shopping habits are changing. Not only changing where we shop but what we expect at the cash register. NBC 7's Consumer Bob reports.

Thursday, Jan 16, 2014 at 06:03 PM PST

U.S. Butter Consumption Reaches High

U.S. Butter Consumption Reaches High

More people using butter than the last 40 years -- but why?

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