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    States requiring personal finance classes need to train teachers too

    FG Trade | iStock | Getty Images (State of financial education: Many money problems Americans face could have been avoided if financial literacy was taught earlier in school. That knowledge helps create a foundation for students to build strong money habits early and avoid many mistakes that lead to a lifelong of money struggles. This story is part of a series looking at the current financial education landscape in this country.) As more states move toward requiring personal finance coursework in their schools, they may want to consider who’s going to teach it — and how. While the curriculum generally  

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