Consumer Bob helps to save you money and time

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.

Monday, Jun 2, 2014 at 07:25 PM PDT

Looking for Bargains in June

Looking for Bargains in June

Using the calendar to look for deals

Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 06:35 PM PDT

Caught on Camera: Woman Short-Changed at Gas Pump

Caught on Camera: Woman Short-Changed at Gas Pump

A Hillcrest woman contacted NBC 7 after a pump kept charging her after she had finished pumping gas. NBC 7’s Consumer Bob shows us the video and explains how gas pumps are regulated.

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.

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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.