Certified Financial Planners Spill Their Secrets … and Guilty Pleasures

Certified Financial Planners® are tasked with knowing the most up-to-date numbers that could affect someone's finances--and they're really, really good at getting people to stick to budgets.

That said, we know that deep down they're just like us, that in addition to their amazing wealth of financial know-how, they also have to pay off loans, budget for big expenses and generally put their money where their mouths are.

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  • Sophisticatedlace

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  • Taylor

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  • Julie G

    I can relate to Brandi on the Shopstyle alerts.  I signed up for a whole lotta flash sale websites (ever notice they make it nearly impossible to shop without signing up?), thinking this would save me money on clothes, but I actually end up shopping more!  I get obsessed with finding bargains, keeping items in my cart for as long as possible before it empties, and looking at tons of things I don’t need and have no room for.  Whoever invented the business model ought to be arrested for drug dealing!  It’s so addictive, and it ONLY ever saves money if the purchase is for a need.  Ninety percent of the time the purchase is a “want.”

  • DeathofaDame

    I very much enjoyed this one!