Coins, notes, plastic cards, electronic transfers – our society has come a long way in how we pay for goods and services.
No matter how it’s exchanged, money plays a massive role in all our lives. It can dictate everything from our social status and quality of life, to our career choices and retirement plans.
But despite its huge influence on how we live, how much do we really know about money?
For instance, why do they call it a “buck”? How many currencies are there worldwide? What’s that weird smell on my hands after I handle change? These are all good questions not many of us know the answers to.
As a virtual data room used for conducting thousands of deals each year, worth millions of dollars, we thought it might be fun to take a closer look at money, its history, and its general weirdness. Here’s our list of Top 10 Weird Money Facts: