Financial infidelity may not be recognized as grounds for divorce in court, but that does not mean you should ignore it. If your partner is not being transparent about his/her finances, that is a legitimate cause for concern because a loving partner that you can trust will want to make sure you feel safe and secure– not just emotionally, but financially.

Hiding assets, debt or gambling addictions are all unacceptable behaviors that should not be ignored. I talk about it all the time with my clients, and am honored to be a contributor to this week’s article just released by the AARP that discusses this topic in depth: