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Flirting? Compliments? Try talking about your financial future for Valentine's Day

Published: Tuesday, Sept. 1 2015 7:01 a.m. MDT

Couples tend to disagree about their financial futures, as well as where they store their financial documents and who their life insurance beneficiaries are, CBS News reported. These are topics you might want to talk about with your loved one. (Getty Images/iStockphoto) Couples tend to disagree about their financial futures, as well as where they store their financial documents and who their life insurance beneficiaries are, CBS News reported. These are topics you might want to talk about with your loved one. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)

You might think flirting would be the right way to show the love to your valentine. Or maybe sharing compliments would be best.

But a recent survey indicated what people should do is talk about their financial futures, according to CBS News. The survey, done by Fidelity Investments, said couples tend to disagree about their financial futures, as well as where they store their financial documents and who their life insurance beneficiaries are, CBS News reported.

“You may be smiling right now, but this is a truly serious topic. The recent Fidelity report is just the latest in a string of studies showing that American families don't spend much time discussing important financial matters, and that's a serious mistake.”

Read the full article at cbsnews.com.

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