Consumer Bob helps to save you money and time

Monday, Sep 1, 2014 at 07:15 PM PDT

Keeping Kids Out of Hot Cars

Keeping Kids Out of Hot Cars

NBC 7's Consumer Bob looks at some ideas to help parents from leaving their children alone in an overheated car.

Monday, Sep 1, 2014 at 07:15 PM PDT

The Future of Wearable Technology

The Future of Wearable Technology

Computers have gone from filling rooms to fitting in the palm of your hand. NBC 7's Consumer Bob looks at the future for that wearable technology.

Saturday, Aug 30, 2014 at 10:25 AM PDT

Why You Should Buy Renter's Insurance

Why You Should Buy Renter's Insurance

Renters should have their own insurance and not rely on their landlord.

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014 at 07:05 PM PDT

Should You Refinance When Home Value Rises?

Should You Refinance When Home Value Rises?

There's been a slow, steady rise in housing prices in San Diego this year. That means your house is probably worth more today than it was just a few months ago. Does that mean it's a good time to take out...

Saturday, Aug 23, 2014 at 10:25 AM PDT

IRS Imposters Scam Victims

IRS Imposters Scam Victims

Scam artists call people claiming to be with the IRS in order to steal their money.

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014 at 09:13 PM PDT

Eating Healthy Seafood Has Its Limits

Eating Healthy Seafood Has Its Limits

There are serious health concerns about eating some kinds of fish.

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014 at 06:10 PM PDT

Target to Stay Open Later

Target to Stay Open Later

Target is extending closing hours to midnight at many stores to attract more shoppers.

Monday, Aug 18, 2014 at 06:35 PM PDT

Making Sense of Supermarket Labels

Making Sense of Supermarket Labels

Reduced sodium or low sodium? Low fat or light? Which is better for you? NBC 7’s Consumer Bob explains food label buzzwords that can trip up shoppers at the grocery store.

Sunday, Aug 17, 2014 at 05:51 PM PDT

Fighting the Summer Ant Invasion

Fighting the Summer Ant Invasion

Summer time is busy for pest control businesses because ants are looking for water inside homes.

Wednesday, Aug 13, 2014 at 06:10 PM PDT

Green Trash Bins Slow in Coming

Green Trash Bins Slow in Coming

The city of San Diego doesn't have enough money to expand it's green bin recycling program. Currently, only 15 percent have greenery carts.

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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.