Herb Weisbaum writes a weekly column for MSNBC.com called Consumer Man. As one of America's top consumer experts, he has been "looking out" for people around the country for more than 25 years now.
His Emmy award-winning reports have exposed everything from quack medications to bogus investments. Weisbaum has also covered the consumer beat for NBC's Today Show, CBS News and a number of magazines, including: Woman's Day, FamilyPC and Good Housekeeping.
His consumer reports can be heard daily on KOMO 1000 News and he appears every weekday afternoon on KOMO TV's First News @ 4 in Seattle.
Weisbaum is on the Board of the Humane Society for Seattle/King County. He and his wife Debra, and their critters: Jack and Casey live in Bellevue, Wash.
The phone rings and when you look at the caller ID you see something very strange—it's showing your telephone number. How could that be?
Luxury living among the high-rise set is going to the dogs as builders are finding a huge demand for innovative spaces for animal lovers.
Quality is becoming more important than price, according to the American Customer Service Index.