What Is Money?
Last Updated: February 13, 2023
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Hi Ladies and Gents and The Rest Of Us,
Welcome to another Monday on the Andreas Philip Gross Enterprises LLC blog! Today's post is proof positive that a blog post doesn't have to be long to be good, ha, ha! February's theme here on the blog is "Money", and with that, I've collected some of my favorite links from around the web about the history of money and some interesting milestones in the history of notable currency collapses.
Remember, dear readers, money is, essentially, an agreed upon system of measuring value. Let's start off with the basics...
What Is Money? Definition, History, Types, and Creation
Investopedia article, last updated November 30, 2022 (last checked February 13, 2023)
Back to Basics: What Is Money?
International Monetary Fund article from their FINANCE & DEVELOPMENT publication, September 2012, Vol. 49, No. 3 (last checked February 13, 2023)
A History of Money - from ancient times to the present day
By Glyn Davies, University of Wales Cardiff Press, (C) 2002
No, this isn't an article you are going to breeze through in 3 minutes. Yes, do bookmark this for later. Yes, this is it - THE legendary and definitive book on the history of money by the famed and acclaimed Glyn Davies from 2002, all 741 pages of it, free, online. This opens as a PDF file.
Encyclopedia Britannica article, Last Updated: Jan 19, 2023 (last checked February 13, 2023)
Hyperinflation: The Story of 9 Failed Currencies
Written by Jason Lankow, published on the MintLife Blog (mint.intuit.com/blog), last modified Feb 16, 2022 (last checked February 13, 2023)
A Short History of Major Fiat Currency Collapses and What Triggered Them
Written by Tanzeel Akhtar, published on Bitcoin.com News on Feb 1, 2019 (last checked February 13, 2023)
That's all for today, folks! Next week we've got another guest article from the ever-popular Julia Mitchell of Outspiration.net on the ease of starting a business in our 21st Century world.
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