Economists say that at times when access to capital is constricted, more bartering starts to happen. For years in Michigan, access to capital has been constricted. On Craig's List, you can swap a smaller in-town house for a bigger one a little further out, or how about $1,000 worth of firewood for an RV?
Do you barter? What? And Why? What are the upsides? And how about those pesky taxes?