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Where do the levies go?

Where do the levies go?

Have you ever wondered what happens to the levies that are part of every transaction on the Talent Exchange? When you enter a transaction, you will see the amount of the transaction that goes towards the levy. Currently the levy rate of the CTTE is set at 2%. This means that 2% of the amount […]

Are Talents Money?

Are Talents Money?

From time to time the Talent Exchange gets accused of being “just another money system”. Is this the case? Are Talents just another form of money? To be able to answer this question, we first need to be clear on what money is. Then we can make the comparison. According to the classical definition, money is anything […]

What Can I Offer?

What Can I Offer?

Many potential members, when applying to join the Talent Exchange, have a problem when faced with deciding what they will offer the community. “I don’t have anything to offer”, “I’ve got nothing that anyone wants”, “I don’t think anyone would want what I do at work”, “I don’t have any useful skills” or “I’m pretty […]

Bitcoin Versus Talents*

Bitcoin Versus Talents*

A lot of people are getting very excited about Bitcoin and other crypto-currencies. Some even question the efficacy of Talents now that there is a global ‘replacement’ for regular money in the form of the crypto-currencies. Bitcoin is the first major innovation in money in nearly 400 years: It is a private-sector money, not controlled […]

Do Talents Exist?

Do Talents Exist?

Most of us talk about Talents in the same way as we talk about money: “How many Talents have you got?”, “Can I pay you Talents for it?”, “I lost a lot of Talents on that sale”, “I’ve got so many Talents I don’t know what to do with them”, and so on. In other words […]