Barbara Shapiro EdM2, MSF, CFP, CFS, CMC, CDFA™, CeFT » Financial Experts

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Barbara Shapiro EdM2, MSF, CFP, CFS, CMC, CDFA™, CeFT

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President HMS Financial Group Address 333 Elm Street Suite 210 Dedham MA 02026 Phone: (781) 251-2655 Fax: (781) 251-2656 Website:

Barbara Shapiro is president of HMS Financial Group, a full-service investment and financial planning firm. She served as Regional Director of Institute of Certified Divorce Financial Analysts (IDFA) and is a former treasurer of The Divorce Center.

She is a newly published author with her book “He Said, She Said,” and has developed and taught courses on financial planning and investments. She has lectured nationally on divorce financial analysis, investing, long-term care insurance, and divorce planning. Barbara’s expertise on women and finance has been seen on New England Cable News’ “Business Day” program, as well as Fox TV news. As a highly respected professional in her field, Barbara has been interviewed by USA Today, the Boston Herald, the Boston Globe, the Boston Business Journal, “That Money Show,” Information Week, Investment News, “The Law Show,” “CNN Lookout,” “,” NPR’s “The Connection,” and WBZ News radio, among others. She was a columnist for Physician’s Money Digest, and co-authored an article on divorce in Boston Magazine in July 2007.

Barbara’s degrees include Master of Education in Counseling, Master of Education in Moderate Special Needs with an additional Severe Special Need Certification and Master of Science in Finance.

With over 40 years experience in the securities industry, Herb Shapiro has experienced all types of markets and most economic situations. Herb and Barbara work together in determining the best investments for their post-divorce clients.

Securities and advisory services offered through Cadaret Grant, Member FINRA/SIPC, a Registered Investment Advisor.

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