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"Time is the most valuable commodity we can spend," stated the ancient Greek philosopher Theophastus; in Time Banks, the idea that "time is money" takes on a whole new significance.
“I realized that just because people are losing their jobs, that doesn’t mean their skills go out the window. No matter what the volatility of the economy, we all have a skill set and knowledge base that can be put to use.”
"Why let the availability of money determine the range of the possible? Time banks are taking off, in ways you never expected."
AARP The Magazine "Time is Money; Saving like Clockwork" by Stephanie Shapiro on February/March 2012
"Each hour of one member's service equals an hour of another'sregardless of Market Value."
"The concept aims to change the way community values work, one hour at a time."
"It's reasonable that we would expect to see a rise in these local currency systems in tough economic times."