Consumer Bob helps to save you money and time

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 06:20 PM PDT

Scammers Pose as Computer Help Desk

Scammers Pose as Computer Help Desk

There’s a new hacking scam where the people trying to help you with a computer virus are the same ones causing the problem. NBC 7’s Consumer Bob explains how it works.

Friday, May 23, 2014 at 05:50 PM PDT

Job Search Privacy Tips

Job Search Privacy Tips

Be careful where you post your resume when you're looking for a job.

Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 10:02 AM PDT

Two Top Fashion Outlets Share Same Roof

Two Top Fashion Outlets Share Same Roof

The growth of fashion outlets expands in San Diego as The Rack and Off 5th move into an old Mervyns store.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 03:56 AM PDT

Best Plants to Defend Against Wildfires

Best Plants to Defend Against Wildfires

How to create defensive space around your home

Friday, May 9, 2014 at 06:30 PM PDT

Cashing in on Gift Cards

Cashing in on Gift Cards

California law requires stores to give you change on request on your gift card when there is less than $10 left on the card.

Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 03:56 AM PDT

Couple Falls Prey to Facebook Death Hoax

Couple Falls Prey to Facebook Death Hoax

Family believe a post on Facebook that a relative has died only to find out it was a hoax.

Friday, May 9, 2014 at 08:44 AM PDT

Hospitals Accused of Performing Unnecessary C-Sections

Hospitals Accused of Performing Unnecessary C-Sections

"Consumer Reports" says too many C-sections are being performed by hospitals.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 05:15 PM PDT

Fire Insurance: Am I Covered?

Fire Insurance: Am I Covered?

After a wildfire scare last week, people are asking themselves, do I have enough fire insurance coverage for my house or apartment? NBC 7’s Consumer Bob explains why now is the time to update your policy.

Friday, May 2, 2014 at 05:25 PM PDT

Suspects Distract Shopper, Steal Wallet

Suspects Distract Shopper, Steal Wallet

NBC 7's Consumer Bob has a warning for consumers: don't lose sight of your purse while shopping or you may become a victim of theft. As the case at a Whole Foods in La Jolla, where a shopper's wallet was lifted...

Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 10:22 AM PDT

Consumer Bob: Winds Create Stories All Over

Consumer Bob: Winds Create Stories All Over

Nearly everyone has a story to tell about these strong winds – whether it's windows rattling, or being awakened in the night. NBC 7's Consumer Bob followed the damage and heard the stories.

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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.