Wise Investments, sponsored by Wells Fargo Advisors Breaux Nader and Brandon Hurley: A history of money and gold
What qualifies as money? The answer has changed often over time. Gold has been a constant. Though once used as money itself, gold is not practical—mainly due to lack of availability. Gold is still considered valuable, but more as a store of wealth or something held onto for its value. Most of our money today is virtual (credit). As long as there is continued trust in the monetary systems that are in place, virtual money will work. Read this report from Wells Fargo Investment Institute to learn more about the history of money and gold.