DAVE LIEBER, the NEW Watchdog columnist for The Dallas Morning News, is the ultimate authority on fighting back. The national award-winning WATCHDOG columnist shares tips, tools and strategies to help you get your way. The consumer advocate and … [Read More...]

Watchdog Nation has been honored at the 37th annual National Society of Newspaper Columnists conference.  For the third time in four years, Dave Lieber's Watchdog column has been a finalist in the general-interest column contest for large U.S. … [Read More...]

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Watchdog Nation founder Dave Lieber gives TED talk on power of storytelling

Dave Lieber's Watchdog Nation works to change the  mindset of Americans about how easy it is to fight back and win. The way to do this is with stories that show how others have achieved victory against … [Read More...]

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Guide to Saving on Your Electricity Bill

More than anything, Dave Lieber’s Watchdog Nation wants to save you money. The easiest way to save in Texas, I believe, is to shop smart for electricity. In the first years after deregulation, I was a confused … [Read More...]

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Watchdog reveals secret land deal between Ross Perot Jr. company and TxDOT

Along a 35-mile proposed superhighway only one landowner has been able to sell right-of-way to TxDOT. The seller is the biggest name in North Texas real estate. Ross Perot Jr.'s Hillwood Development. The … [Read More...]

Dave Lieber's Watchdog Nation won a 2013 writing award from the National Society of Newspaper Columnists

The Watchdog: 5 tips to gain consumer power with insurance

Frustrated that Texas insurance companies always seem to have the upper hand? Me, too. In recent months, I switched insurance companies for coverage of my car, my house, my health and my life. My insurance … [Read More...]

Dave Lieber's Watchdog Nation won a 2013 writing award from the National Society of Newspaper Columnists

She ignores letter, finds herself enrolled in new health insurance plan

Imagine finding a thick package in the mail, opening it and learning that you’ve been enrolled in a health insurance plan you never signed up for. Worse, the process is legal. That’s what happened to Pam … [Read More...]

Dave Lieber's Watchdog Nation: Bite Back When Businesses and Scammers Do You Wrong

Be wary of sales pitches and promises at free seminars

Two words that now scare Amanda Veloz: free seminar. She attended one at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel, and as a 24-year-old she readily admits she did not know what she was doing. The salespeople at the front of … [Read More...]

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