Two investment risks every Bangladeshi should know about

Every investment or saving product has different risk and returns profile. Generally, for higher risk investors demand higher returns. For example, since stocks are riskier than fixed deposits, a rational investor will expect to earn a higher return from stocks compared to fixed deposits.

In Bangladesh, there is a tendency for investors to only concentrate on higher returns and ignore the risk part completely. This is why so many people in Bangladesh get caught in MLM (Multi-level marketing) Ponzi schemes. They concentrate on the upside and completely ignore the downside.

In this blog post, we discuss two very important risks people should be aware of.

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Reduce your income tax burden in Bangladesh by investing in eligible securities

Don’t you feel great at the very sight of your paycheck at the end of a month of hard work? But that feeling soon subsides when we consider how much income taxes we have to pay on our salaries. Fortunately for us, there are a few investment vehicles that allow us to get rebates on our investments. By investing in these instruments, not only can we earn income, but we can also reduce our income tax burdens. In this post, we highlight three such investment options.

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