Don't Let Valentine's Day Ruin Your Marriage

Financial planners meet with couples on the edge all the time. If you're feeling sad this Valentine's Day, take a lesson from two couples' stories.

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Whether you’re a fan of Valentine’s Day or not, for those who are unattached or are in struggling relationships, Feb. 14 is a reminder that you’re alone, either literally or figuratively.

The pressure of Valentine’s Day

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Barbara Shapiro, CFP®, CDFA®, CeFT
President, HMS Financial Group

Barbara Shapiro is the President of HMS Financial Group located in Dedham, Mass. She is a CFP®, Certified Divorce Financial Analyst and a Financial Transitionist®. She is also co-author of "He Said: She Said: A Practical Guide to Finance and Money During Divorce." Her firm specializes in comprehensive financial planning with a subspecialty in divorce that assists clients' transition from marriage to independence with peace of mind and confidence. Learn more at HMS-Financial.com.