Benefits of Bluffs Silver

There are many benefits to using and accepting local, precious metal currencies like Bluffs Silver. 


Why Local Currency?

Ithaca Hours is the oldest continuously running local currency in the United States. Here one of the board members explains how it got started and some of its main benefits to their community:




Why Precious Metals?

Precious metals have widely-accepted value, both in trade and in other applications. This video shows how precious metals, such as gold, maintain their purchasing power over time:




Bluffs Silver combines the community-oriented values of a local currency with the steady purchasing power of precious metals. We believe that by using Bluffs Silver we can give a strong boost to the independent, small businesses that help make Council Bluffs a great place to live.


Click here to read more about other local currencies in use in different parts of the country:
Other Local Currencies