Currency: More Than Bills and Coins

Money is a dominant factor in most of our lives. It’s the number one cause of divorce and the biggest motivator for field of study in U.S. colleges. Money as we know it today has undergone a lot of changes throughout time. Today, we’re taking a closer look at this mysterious force that has so

History of the Gold Standard

Gold is one of the oldest and most consistently used forms of currency that we have. It was used in jewelry, which was gifted and traded, by the Egyptians since 3000 BC, contributing to Egypt’s invasion and colonization of gold-rich Nubia. Square tablets of gold were used as currency in China as early as 1091