Elisabeth Leamy is the consumer correspondent for ABC News’ “Good Morning America.” Her specialties are stories on how to save money, keep your family safe and avoid scams and rip-offs. She published her first book, “The Savvy Consumer” in April 2004. Her second book, “SAVE BIG,” came out in January 2010. Leamy has received 13 Emmy Awards and four Edward R. Murrow Awards. Leamy tries to practice what she preaches, doing the due diligence required to be a savvy consumer and looking for ways to save big. She grew up in the San Francisco area and lives in Washington, D.C. with her husband, Kris, daughter, Kelsea, and their dog Buddha. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California at Berkeley, and holds a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.