Nasreen Sattar

November 20, 2018
November 20, 2018

Financial tips for newlyweds

It is the time of year when wedding preparations take priority over other things. The crisp and beautiful weather of December and January are perfect for big gatherings, and if you have not booked...

November 13, 2018
November 13, 2018

Spending Beyond One's Means

Living beyond your means is pretty easy nowadays, especially since we live in a time when purchasing on credit has become the norm and ever so easy. However, remember that although it seems normal,...

September 4, 2018
September 4, 2018

The Debt Trap

Various banks make loans so attractive to us - before we know it, we have landed with an auto loan to purchase a car or a house loan to purchase a small apartment. All of us want to improve our...

June 26, 2018
June 26, 2018

Credit cards 101

In my mind, I cannot envisage a life without my credit cards. To me, they are a sign of comfort, security, and most importantly, convenience. Despite the benefits though, there is also a downside...

June 12, 2018
June 12, 2018

Eid celebration and young savers

I remember growing up with my siblings and how excited we used to be during the last few days of Ramadan – the reason? Eid was around the corner! Back in those days, life was simple, and the two...

March 6, 2018
March 6, 2018

Congratulations To The Women Of Bangladesh

March 8, as we celebrate International Women's Day, I salute all women of Bangladesh from the garment workers, leaders in the corporate world, business entrepreneurs, school teachers, women in...

January 9, 2018
January 9, 2018

New Year's resolution — managing your funds

"Money, like emotions, is something you must control to keep your life on the right track.”

December 5, 2017
December 5, 2017

Avoid wasteful extravagance

Consumption can be a remedy against boredom and may convey a sense of fictitious power and supremacy, by standing out from the crowd through the extravagance of the expenditure.

September 12, 2017
September 12, 2017

Profiting from our poor unsuspecting workers

It saddens me, and I am sure many others, to see how unethical some people can be.

August 15, 2017
August 15, 2017

Teaching the value of savings to children

I was recently in the US visiting our daughters and their families. Our four-year-old granddaughter insisted that I bring her a gift every single day. She did not mind how small it was or what it...