Time Bank

Heard on PRI's "The World."

The World's Gerry Hadden reports that a barter system is catching on in Barcelona, Spain. People register with what's called a time bank to trade services. They might teach a language or do home repairs. The hours they work become time bank credits they can spend. Time banking saves people cash. And for many, it provides a sense of community.

I'd love for this to be instituted in the States. Service for service.

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