How to Trade Successfully: Why should we Trade?
“Why didn’t she just use money? Or even credit cards? “ asked Teyus.
“Because no one really had spare money back then and credit cards weren’t even created” informed Grandma Tara and continued “back then, if you wanted something, you had to exchange something you had for it. Which sometimes meant trading whatever you had several times over in the hope that you will eventually get what you want. And as you heard with Edna it doesn’t always go smoothly”.
“But we have money now!” said Mira.
“Exactly!” replied Grandma Tara. “Trading and bartering took so much time that eventually people just started to use coins and cash to buy and sell goods”.