This for That – A modern look at bartering

Before money existed, the first Americans bartered for all of their necessities. Tobacco, corn, pelts, and beads–these goods were the Native Americans’ currency, which they traded for European goods of equal value. Because our nation was built on the principles of barter–the exchange of goods and services–business sectors have historically used barter to replace moneyContinue reading “This for That – A modern look at bartering”