Consumer News: IRS Debt Collectors, Cosigning College Loan Dangers and A Trip to Cuba

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Herb Weisbaum rides around in one of Cuba's legendary vehicles. (Photo provided by Herb Weisbaum.)

Herb Weisbaum is an Emmy award-winning reporter who covers the consumer beat for NBCnews.com.

In this conversation with Nick Digilio, he discusses the IRS hiring outside debt collectors, the dangers of co-signing on college loans and a cool new service courtesy of the USPS.  Plus Herb shares details about his recent trip to Cuba for his birthday.

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