In a very real sense, time is money. Like money, time can be invested to create something of value, and can be traded if the price is right. The inherent scarcity of time in life inspires us to use it efficiently because, if wasted, time cannot be artificially re-created.
No more are we as individuals left to the whims of powerful mega-corporation banks and governments to certify and facilitate value transfer. No longer must we abide by arbitrary distinctions like business hours, withdrawal limits, or borders drawn on a map.