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Dolla Dolla Bills Y’all: The History and Evolution of Cash

By ListenMoneyMatters.com | Andrew Fiebert and Matt Giovanisci

We’re Listen Money Matters, but we’ve never discussed money. Get ready to holla. Dolla dolla bills y’all: The history and evolution of cash. Societies haven’t always used cash to transact business. The evolution of cash is pretty fascinating. Money is around 3,000 years old. Before that, societies bartered. I make candles. You make shoes. I need shoes, and you need candles. I give you some candles, and you give me some shoes. This isn’t a great system though. How many candles are the shoes worth? What if I need shoes, but you don’t need candles? There needed to be a better system.Full Article HereShow NotesStillwater Artisinal Recess: Dry hopped sour ale.Pod Recommendation:50 Things That Made the Modern EconomyLMM Community: Join your fellow money nerds! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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