Saturday, March 4, 2017

CFP Faucet Ad

Here we watch some hapless guy install a new faucet in his kitchen, no doubt trying to make his girlfriend think he’s handy or something. After finishing, he turns it on, it seems to work, and just as he smiles, feeling smugly satisfied his plan is going to work, it flies off the sink and water sprays everywhere. Then text appears saying: “Sometimes you shouldn’t do it yourself.”

Hmm, I didn’t know Certified Financial Planners knew how to install faucets too. Does CFP also stand for Certified Faucet Plumber? (If so, that’s good, because if it turns out nobody wants to plan their finances, they’ll always have something to fall back on.)

Then it advises us to: “Find a Certified Financial Planner pro.”

Here’s the certified commercial: