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Financial advisers call for 'money course'

Geoffrey Simon, a Tampa financial adviser for Raymond James, speaks at a news conference Friday on financial literacy needs for Florida students. Photo by Bill Cotterell, The Florida Current.

With millions of young people staggering under student loans and running up credit card debt with little knowledge of personal finance, a group of bankers and financial planners Friday called for the Florida Legislature to greatly increase money management training with a "money course" in public schools.

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