Introduction to Money

What you’ll learn to do: explain what money is and what makes it useful

When we think of money, what comes to mind is usually the paper bills in our wallet or the coins in our pockets. But money is much more than that. How we define money determines where and how we use it to obtain the goods and services that businesses offer the consumer. In this section, we’ll look at what money is, why it’s useful, and what it may be in the future.