About the ConsumerMan

ConsumerMan Herb Weisbaum is one of America’s top consumer experts. He’s been looking out for you for more than 30 years. Herb’s Emmy award-winning television reports have exposed everything from quack medications to bogus investments.

Herb’s popular ConsumerMan column onNBCNews.com warns readers about scams, bad deals, dangerous products and false advertising.

Herb has also covered the consumer beat for NBC’s Today Show, CBS News, and Woman’s Day magazine. For 16 years, his highly-acclaimed Toy Test on “CBS This Morning” and then “Today” helped parents and grandparents find good, safe, durable and fun toys.

His dedication to helping consumers has been honored by the Consumer Federation of America and the National Consumers League.

Herb graduated Magna Cum Laude from Syracuse University. He and his wife Debra live in Bellevue, Washington along with their dog Sam and Casey the cat.

Read Herb’s ConsumerMan column at: www.consumerman.msnbc.com



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