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Bangladesh’s 4.6pc Adults Mentally Depressed

Ahsan Habib

April 07, 2017

Bangladesh

Nearly 30 crore people across the world are suffering from depression, while the rate of such a mental disorder among the adults in Bangladesh is 4.6 per cent, Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammad Nasim revealed the information today based on a survey report. ‘Around 30 crore people in the world are suffering from depression ... the number of mentally-depressed people are varied from 3 to 17 in countries while in Bangladesh 4.6 per cent adults are mentally depressed,’ he said quoti ... Read More

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How health care works around the world

Meera Senthilingam

March 18, 2017

United States

In a doctor's waiting room in South London sit three people of varying ages and ethnicities, waiting among a sea of empty green plastic chairs. It's Tuesday afternoon in the Hetherington Group Practice, which serves more than 8,500 people from dozens of miles in every direction from its base in the bustling area of Brixton. Adorning the many notice boards on the walls are posters asking people to get flu vaccinations, to embrace more walking as part of their day to day and to speak up if the ... Read More

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5 Ways to Double Your Investment

Ahsan Habib

March 10, 2017

Bangladesh

There's something about the idea of doubling one's money on an investment that intrigues most investors. It's a badge of honor dragged out at cocktail parties, a promise made by over-zealous advisors, and a headline that frequents the cover of some of the most popular personal finance magazines. Perhaps it comes from deep in our investor psychology; that risk-taking part of us that loves the quick buck. Whatever the source though, it is both a realistic goal that investors should always be mo ... Read More

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Test Your Business Idea

Ahsan Habib

February 28, 2017

Bangladesh

Charlie Tyler had a surefire solution to many companies' problems -- or so he thought. Determined to strike out on his own, this Baton Rouge, Louisiana, CPA saw businesses struggling with tracking and collecting their employees' attendance records. So he and a partner dove right in to become value-added resellers of software designed to streamline those functions. But Tyler's “can't-miss" solution missed -- big time. “We went about six months and didn't sell much of anything,” he say ... Read More

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The 7 Sources of Startup Capital

Ahsan Habib

February 28, 2017

Bangladesh

When thinking about funding for your startup, it is important to understand different types of potential investors. Not every wallet is right for you. Figuring out who to raise money from and why will save you time and yield better results. Here are some potential investors to consider for your startup: 1. Friends and family Often, the first check comes from a family member or a friend. In theory it is a lot easier to close them because they already know you. In practice sometimes this is ... Read More