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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.

Saturday, Jul 5, 2014 at 09:46 AM PDT

Fast Food Winners and Losers

Fast Food Winners and Losers

Everyone has an opinion when it comes to fast food restaurants. NBC 7's Consumer Bob shares the results of a new survey from Consumer Reports that asked people to share their favorite fast food eateries --...

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.

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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.