Friday , 21 June 2024

The History of Financial Transactions from Barter to M-Commerce (+2K Views)

Throughout history humans have specialized in producing goods and figuring out ways to pay for them. This infographic shows how we began by bartering goods with each other, moved on to more sophisticated methods of payment like metal and paper currency, and finally, today, to making payments with credit cards and smartphones.

So says the introduction to an infographic* from which Lorimer Wilson, editor of (Your Key to Making Money!) and (A site for sore eyes and inquisitive minds), presents below.


History of Money and Payments Infographic


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