How many of us look back at childhood and wish we were introduced to money and financial tips at an early age?
Unfortunately, only a few schools teach the importance of saving, spending and investing money. Learning about credit and balancing an account is a life skill as important to being a successful adult as reading, writing and arithmetic. Children want to learn about money and, depending on their age, they should be taught this basic skill.
Be it the tinkling coins or the soft hues of the new currency, money has never seized to allure us, ruling almost every aspect of our lives. Ever wondered how it all began? Exchange of goods for gold or cattle, copper coins and the glittery gold pennies for the Royals, metallic coins and then crisp paper notes; money has witnessed an illustrious journey.
We take a look at the century-long evolution of the monetary system and what the future holds in store.