For as long as we’ve known, trade has been used as a means to get what we want or need.
Take, for example, the invention of money. Today, money is the primary medium of exchange in most societies. It has value because people believe they can use it to acquire goods and services they need or desire.
Money has taken many forms throughout history, from coins to paper cash and plastic cards. But the way money has existed and been used has evolved throughout history.
Let’s go back in time, shall we?