No, time is not money, time is much, much more valuable.
Eric Thompson wrote:Barter is great where you can, but cash is far more convenient for general trade.
I just bartered 90 bales of hay for a feeder steer -- I'm pretty sure next fall I will appreciate the steer far more than extra hay in my way...
Michael Cox wrote:money is an excellent way of storing value how often will your glut of say, bacon sides from slaughtering pigs coincide nicely with the load of hay that you want to trade for your winter fodder?
And will the hay grower really want to trade that much bacon? They will end up with a glut of bacon in return.