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Monday, Sep 24, 2018 at 05:20 PM PDT

Keep Pet Hair Out of Your Washing Machine

Keep Pet Hair Out of Your Washing Machine

Consumer Reports says you should get dog and cat hair out of your clothes before putting them in the washing machine.

Friday, Sep 14, 2018 at 06:21 PM PDT

Use Caution Buying Used Rental Cars

Use Caution Buying Used Rental Cars

Buying a used car from a rental car agency can be a risk. Consumer Reports explains why.

Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018 at 05:13 PM PDT

How to Get the Gunk off Your Laptop

How to Get the Gunk off Your Laptop

With everyone going back to school, now is a good time to clear up the germs and dirt from your computer keyboard.

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 08:08 PM PDT

How to Keep Your Dishwasher Going Strong

How to Keep Your Dishwasher Going Strong

How to keep your dishwasher healthy

Monday, Aug 6, 2018 at 09:37 PM PDT

How Safe are Peer-to-Peer Payment Services?

How Safe are Peer-to-Peer Payment Services?

Is it safe to pay family, friends and the babysitter using a phone app? Consumer Reports looks at popular apps like Venmo, Apple Pay and Zelle.

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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.