Once upon a time…

…there was a beautiful river in a beautiful valley. The waters were fresh and clean and full of fish and frogs. Then, one day, a Wealthy Industrialist was passing through the valley and he said to himself, “What a beautiful place to build a factory!” And so he built the…

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A short primer on Money…

Richard Greaves writes Money is simply the medium we use to exchange goods and services. Without it, buying and selling would be impossible except by direct exchange. Notes and coins are virtually worthless in their own right. They take on value as money because we all accept them when we…

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Money Matters

Local Exchange Trading is an old idea which was once practiced across the entire world. In recent times the ’money changers’ took control of our countries currencies and with the introduction of interest and ‘fractional reserve banking’ they now sell our units of currency back to us at a substantial…

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