Md Abu Talha Sarker

August 20, 2021
August 20, 2021

Post office giving higher returns than banks

If you ever paid a visit to the General Post Office (GPO) in Dhaka’s Gulistan area, you may have noticed a queue of people waiting to avail services inside the main hall.

August 12, 2021
August 12, 2021

BSCIC Industrial Estates: 48 factories run without ETP

Most look forward to the monsoon season every year, but that is not the case for residents of the Pagar Alerteg area adjacent to the Tongi Industrial Zone of the Bangladesh Small and Cottage...

August 12, 2021
August 12, 2021

Small traders diversify income to stay afloat

Shafiqul Islam Ratan has been running a sweet shop with his siblings near a residential area on Kalshi road in the capital’s Mirpur for the last six-seven years.

August 6, 2021
August 6, 2021

Bank locker: an option to protect valuables

Iqbal Hossain Shaon works at a multinational company in Dhaka. He has to go out of the capital frequently for official purposes.

August 2, 2021
August 2, 2021

Small traders may go bankrupt

Repeated lockdowns in Bangladesh have pushed shops, particularly small and medium ones, to the verge of closure for good as their income crashed and debt mounted.

July 30, 2021
July 30, 2021

Set yourself up for a successful retirement

Saidur Rahman Shamim has been working in the garment industry for more than 25 years. Yet, despite working for such a long time, he literally lives from hand to mouth.

July 2, 2021
July 2, 2021

Online shopping: save money and time

Faria Binte Zaman Momo ordered a dress online in 2015 and this was first time she bought anything from digital shops.

June 25, 2021
June 25, 2021

Cultivate a habit of saving

Finances play a significant role throughout a person’s life. But money management skills are rarely taught at schools and colleges. As a result, most people struggle in making informed financial...

June 18, 2021
June 18, 2021

Look before you book a flat

Sheikh Mehedi Hassan and his wife recently moved into their flat from a rented one in Mirpur-6.

June 13, 2021
June 13, 2021

Cricket accessories business fights for survival

From airlines, tourism and manufacturing to export, import and event management -- all businesses have witnessed the devastating and far-reaching effects of the novel coronavirus.