Chris and his wife, Pepper, say they are actively involved in a bankruptcy and are spending around $1,400 a month to pay off their debts. WATCH: Man Admits He Threatens Wife With Divorce As ‘A Showstopper’
Pepper claims Chris is a compulsive shopper with motorcycles, multiple cars, and an RV, and needs to get his spending under control. “His parents left him quite a bit of money. He spent it frivolously,” she claims. TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Marriage on the rocks?
“Those are inherited vehicles,” says Chris. “I didn’t pay for those. Why can’t I have an RV?”
Pepper admits she got tired of Chris spending money on himself, so she got a breast lift and a tummy tuck. She says she spent about $18,000 on her “mommy makeover,” and paid for it on credit.
Dr. Phil introduces the couple to New York Times best-selling author, Larry Winget.
The self-styled “Pitbull of Personal Development” works to help people with spending and shopping issues get their financial lives back on track. Watch: Man Married 14 Years Claims 10 Of Them Have Been ‘Constant Hell’
“Emotions are running your finances instead of logic,” he tells the couple.
Will Chris and Pepper agree to let Larry help them come up with a plan to live within their means?
to find out where you can watch Monday’s episode.Larry Winget
is a six-time New York Times/Wall Street Journal bestselling author. His book, “What's Wrong with Damn Near Everything!: How the Collapse of Core Values Is Destroying Us and How to Fix It”
is available wherever books are sold. TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Outrageous behavior? Dr. Phil To Couple: ‘Stop Yelling And Start Talking’