In recent years, I've seen several articles about why hiring a financial planner could be beneficial, even for those in the financial planning profession.
My gut reaction to these articles was, that's crazy talk. I love eating, breathing and dreaming about personal finance and no one cares about my finances more than me. Why would I shell out money on stuff I can do myself?
Recently, though, I had a change of heart. Here's why my wife and I decided to hire a financial planner.