There are few sites that rank with the Mises Institute in terms of teaching economics to beginners. It is a valuable resource for basic economics as well as advanced economics. Their approach is virtually devoid of graphs and numbers.
I recommend it highly. Try the following to see their simplest approach to the complex subject of money (to understand inflation and hidden “taxation” via the money supply):
Want to learn more about money?
Please visit mises.org for Mises Wire articles (written and audio), Power & Market blog posts, downloadable PDF and HTML books, podcasts, seminars, lectures, and so much more.
For more animated content, check out Economics for Beginners at BeginEconomics.com.