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Shehwar
January 4, 2017, 09:21 AM
I'm tired of my 9 to 5 job. Seriously need some financial freedom but I've never been an entrepreneur and always saw my father work and have a safe job and that's probably where it comes from. I'll never ever get rich doing this but always will be ok.

Anyone out there who feels the same? Would seriously consider getting into some sort of business partnership if you have any good ideas? I have a British passport so can access pretty much all the countries and I travel extensively for leisure anyways.

Let me know!

Austin 3:!6
January 4, 2017, 10:40 AM
You can still get rich by doing regular 9 - 5 job. Investment investment and investment.

Say your monthly take home is 4k GBP, at-least save 1K from there and invest every month. Start with less risky investments like mutual funds. If you are in UK, try Neil Woodford's funds, Artemis funds, Threadneedle funds etc. But ensure all of them are income driven. Invest 1k every month for 10 months and you have 10k playing in markets. You are getting regular dividends and value will increase year after year.

After 10 months, try to invest yourself in equities. It requires bit research and professional help. For equity investment I would advice invest in a lump sum. So save 1k per month in your saving account and wait for the right moment. Once you have 10K saved, invest all in 1 stock which has less P/E value, cheap, pays good dividents (Must) and good growth potential. Timing of buy is crucial. You need to buy stocks when everyone is selling, like they did after Brexit. (Austin's Tip - Do not diversify. Select 1 stock and put all 10K in it)

Repeat the above step 5 times. That is save for 10 months and invest in 1 stock. So in less than 5 years you will have 50K pounds playing in market and you are getting regular dividends, loyalty bonus etc.

Re - invest all your dividends.

Subsequently if you can save additional 500pounds a month, try day trading in CFDs and Binary options. Very tricky and risky but if you play it right you can earn 5 times more than your monthly salary (4K GBP) with that 500 pounds each month. There are many tutorial videos available in YouTube about day trading.

Do not take any liabilities. No credit card, don't buy house, no car mortgages etc.

If you do all the above diligently and do it with 60% accuracy, by the time of retirement you will be a millionaire :)


P.S - Dont do day trading without adequate knowledge. Its super risky

mufi_02
January 4, 2017, 11:04 AM
I'm tired of my 9 to 5 job. Seriously need some financial freedom but I've never been an entrepreneur and always saw my father work and have a safe job and that's probably where it comes from. I'll never ever get rich doing this but always will be ok.

Anyone out there who feels the same? Would seriously consider getting into some sort of business partnership if you have any good ideas? I have a British passport so can access pretty much all the countries and I travel extensively for leisure anyways.

Let me know!

I am in the same boat. I am getting tired of my job. I don't know I can keep doing this until I retire. In fact over the last two weekends, I was looking online for another stream of income. But didn't find anything substantial.

Then this week I was talking to one of my coworker. He started to flip houses (buy cheap/renovate/sell high). The turnaround time is usually 6 months. I am going to spend some with him to learn more about the process.

P.S. Investing in stock market is an option for retirement years only. You can't quit your day job and survive by investing on the market.

iDumb
January 4, 2017, 11:54 AM
Once you have 10K saved, invest all in 1 stock

(Austin's Tip - Do not diversify. Select 1 stock and put all 10K in it)

Do not take any liabilities. No credit card, don't buy house, no car mortgages etc.



That is an interesting approach.

Agree with shehwar.. It is hard to get out of the 9 - 5 mindset when no one in your family or extended family ventured out of this comfort zone. It's all about having a mentor.

Shehwar, I would focus either on online source of income or stay local. I think you are setting yourself up for disaster if you think you can partnar with someone in another country and still able to oversee your brand new business.

I will share a story:

I have a childhood friend who had a food cart business... this is like a very low cost type of business. THey are all over nyc. He was brining in profit of 15K USD a month from just 1 cart and did it for few years but he sold it.. I asked him why? He said 1. he couldn't trust his worker - he thought they were stealing money 2. they would call him in the middle of the night saying they ran out of meat and he had to come and get it for them -they didn't want to walk just 1 block to buy the meat from 24 hour open store. Also they started having some more stricter regulations on those business from the city and he just didn't want to handle them...

there is no easy money in the world.... but you can get lucky sometimes... good luck...

I would love to read about any venture sccessfu; or failed ppl took here.

SportingBD
January 4, 2017, 12:08 PM
Shehwar, all the great business men/women to become rich had to take risk. In life, especially business without taking risk it's hard to become rich in the short term. One can work hard, but that requires time and long term development. It doesn't matter what business plan you have, at some stage in the process you would be required to take some form of risk. Now the risk could be big or it could be small, still hard to avoid it. It's easy for me to say go for it bro, take the risk - but it's not my money and I would definately be scared if it was my hard earned salary. It's all down to you bro! Risk - reward.

One World
January 4, 2017, 12:44 PM
Real estate is not my niche, truly speaking I lost most of my estates in last 3 years but I still think it can be a good profitable venture for me. Probably ancestry has something to play here as we are by generation Talukdar's. I am planning to buy 3 to 4 condos within 2017 and start renting them, the plan is to get to suburbs surrounding busy towns where rents are usually higher. The benefit is after the maintenance, mortgage and tax payment, you still have some dough left to savor.

Tausif
January 4, 2017, 01:03 PM
Another alternative to flip house is flip cars! One distant relative is into that business right now and he's making quite a good amount money these days. Go to an auction, buy a car for cheap, do some upgrades and conditioning, sell it for more. Start with one car and then gradually go up one by one. Sort of like a dealership but on a significant smaller scale.

aklemalp
January 4, 2017, 01:05 PM
I'm very curious to go into investing as well.

I like all of the suggestions so far.

iDumb
January 4, 2017, 01:10 PM
Another alternative to flip house is flip cars! One distant relative is into that business right now and he's making quite a good amount money these days. Go to an auction, buy a car for cheap, do some upgrades and conditioning, sell it for more. Start with one car and then gradually go up one by one. Sort of like a dealership but on a significant smaller scale.

This is not a bad but I think you need to know your cars and it would help if you are a mechanic. It all comes down to what understand otherwise ppl gonna make u dry..

I agree with sportingbd regarding risk taking. It's usually easier for ppl who already have successful businesses because subsequent loss in a business if any they don't feel .. and usually they get more successs.. one success begets another.. but starting with your job earned money into a business and if God forbid it fails.. it will be very painful...

So always better to start very early and best to have family who are already into it...

Zeeshan
January 4, 2017, 04:25 PM
suddenly a leech doesn't seem all too bad, huh guys?

BengaliPagol
January 4, 2017, 07:53 PM
i too am very keen on starting a business or find other ways of investing. Anyone have other suggestions?

Tausif
January 4, 2017, 09:37 PM
This is not a bad but I think you need to know your cars and it would help if you are a mechanic. It all comes down to what understand otherwise ppl gonna make u dry..


That is true. My relative knows a lot about cars and he upgrades everything himself. So its definitely a plus if you are a mechanic or know about cars. Otherwise make sure you know the correct people.

Nadim
January 5, 2017, 05:33 AM
Seems like everyone on the same boat. Started to hate 9-5 jobs too :(

adamnsu
January 5, 2017, 07:51 AM
it all depends on how much investment you want to make and what kind of returns is acceptable to you.

You cant just dive into any business tbh. My friend was in the recokning he could make money just by having money in BD. I tried to stop his obession of thinkign he can make quick money as it was ruining him as a person and "businessman". He ended up being a conman at the end when I left the country. I heard cheated many people along the way.

iDumb
January 5, 2017, 10:28 AM
popular franchise are always money maker but you need a lot of capital and often times the licence to operate are restricted to one or two individual in a whole city even...


Do what all the other Bangladeshis are doing and are highly successful.

1. Restaurants
2. Grocery shop/Halal meat/supermarket - 2.1 Live chicken, Live Fish, slaughter house
3. Bakery/Specialized Mistir Dokan
4. Franchise - mostly subway, dunkin donuts, popeyes, haagen daaz
5. Construction/General Contractor
6. Street Food cart
7. Cab
8. Tutoring (<--- this is one of the best because has almost zero risks if you got the talent...in NY khan tutorials are banking )..
9. tax preparation
10. RENTAL PROPERTIES - my favorite

I can go on for ever. Hell I can even open up my own practice but i suffer from the same thing as everyone else - lack of motivation and just pure laziness...

you guys wanna give up 9 to 5 job for 24/7 job. I am with you.

mufi_02
January 5, 2017, 10:51 AM
^ I did tutoring when I was in college. Tutored math/chemistry/physics and would charge $30/hr. Simply one of the best job ever.

How about flipping BC? Buy the site for very cheap, renovate the hell outta it (and also unban all members), and then make revenues through ad :D

Kabir
January 5, 2017, 03:34 PM
How about flipping BC? Buy the site for very cheap, renovate the hell outta it (and also unban all members), and then make revenues through ad :D

That will bring a lot of members back, including myself.

Shehwar
January 5, 2017, 05:09 PM
Some really good ideas there folks. Would like to thank all of you so far who contributed. I might start off by learning a bit about online trading then. Seems like the most likely option for me. Wish I was a mechanic though as the car idea sounded pretty good too!

Mas_UK25
January 5, 2017, 06:02 PM
If you got the time and right people around you, getting into property business is a excellent choice of business to do...

I know quite some people doing real well, good, buying and selling. Basically, buying damaged ones, renovations, then sell. Or rent it out. It's high demand to rent from Bdeshi landlords than going yo agents here.

iDumb
January 6, 2017, 10:18 AM
welcome back Kabir bhai. Hopefully you participate more often.

When I say tutoring I mean to run it as business. 1 or 2 students aren't gonna cut it. You need to have enough pupil to get multiple classes going...

With tutoring, its all words of mouth... how many ppl from you group was able to get admitted to specialized school or did well in certain exams etc etc...

Ultimate idea is not to do it yourself but hire people to do it for you.

I can tell you that khan tutorial is a multimillion dollars yearly revenue businesss.

iDumb
January 7, 2017, 12:51 PM
Meanwhile 5 year old makes a million dollar plus a month opening toys in YouTube..started only 2 years ago ..

Opportunities are everywhere ...

cricman
January 7, 2017, 02:27 PM
welcome back Kabir bhai. Hopefully you participate more often.

When I say tutoring I mean to run it as business. 1 or 2 students aren't gonna cut it. You need to have enough pupil to get multiple classes going...

With tutoring, its all words of mouth... how many ppl from you group was able to get admitted to specialized school or did well in certain exams etc etc...

Ultimate idea is not to do it yourself but hire people to do it for you.

I can tell you that khan tutorial is a multimillion dollars yearly revenue businesss.

Remember Khan went off because both Dr. Khan and his wife were teachers and school administrators + they had talented Bangladeshi students who had the work ethic to pass the exam

Rinan
January 7, 2017, 03:40 PM
I used to work in retail back in 2011, after my graduation i wanted to start a business but I had no capital, so first thing came on my mind was service-base business where no capital required. I left the job and started recruitment business. I did exceptionally well first few years. I took a small office in Romford.

While doing the recruitment business I used to design website for small organisations. Initially I starred with basic website (CMS based).
I used to call Bengali restaurant and ask them if they have website and told them if they have website their customer can order/book online.
Out of 10 call I got at least 1 client or so. Later I recruited one employee who just needed to find out restaurant number from yell.com and ask them about website as most Bengali restaurant doesn't have own website. I did quite well on that time.
Another business that I stared from 2014 was sellling stuff on eBay.
Selling Ebay and amazon will make things different for you and platform is ready you will just have to use it.
During xmas my selling goes to around 15/20k.
This is just few example. Just think what you are good at. Start your business and be serious about it.
You will be successful.

iDumb
January 7, 2017, 04:14 PM
Rinan thanks for sharing your story .. I can tell u right now you are an entrepreneur and You have it in you ...

you are right EBay Amazon platform is there u just need to find ur niche and the right product ....

Rinan
January 7, 2017, 04:21 PM
Rinan thanks for sharing your story .. I can tell u right now you are an entrepreneur and You have it in you ...

you are right EBay Amazon platform is there u just need to find ur niche and the right product ....
Welcome Orphy bro,
Yea true about Ebay and amazon. It's a huge oppprtunity for all. You can buy cheap tablet, mobile , drone etc from alibaba and just sell it on eBay with good profit.

Rinan
January 7, 2017, 04:23 PM
And once you start one business your brain will help you to find another.

Rinan
January 7, 2017, 04:29 PM
That will bring a lot of members back, including myself.
Lol me too.

iDumb
January 7, 2017, 04:29 PM
Remember Khan went off because both Dr. Khan and his wife were teachers and school administrators + they had talented Bangladeshi students who had the work ethic to pass the exam

I think they went off because they tapped into the right market and then got the brand recognition. It has less to do with them being teachers.... bangali parents will sell their lungi to get their children good education ...they tapped into that and with u are right bangali work ethics results came and now ppl from all walks of life going there ....

I am often surprised that they have zero competition ... while growing up I constantly got barraged by bangali parents wanting me to tutor their kids ... I declined because I didn't think it was worth my time ...

I remember there was this pretty girl whose mom wanted me to teach her math ... might have been algebra or something I forgot .... she was one class below me ..I was gonna agree to this but her mom said she wants me to teach the mom then the mom will teach the daughter with me having no contact with her ... I told her to find somebody else ....

Anyways back to competition ... I think there is a market for it at least where I live .... I told my brother in law who likes teaching and I offered to help him with a game plan but the mofo is very unreliable and a pure dumaaass ... no motivation in life ..just eating and living at parents expense ... boils my brain .. he is happy with his little one to one tutoring session ..and making 200 bucks a week ... pathetic !

Shingara
January 8, 2017, 11:42 AM
There's lot of export opportunities from BD.
Badnas, coconuts, medicines, deshi murgi, hasher dim, etc.

DinRaat
January 8, 2017, 12:18 PM
I am trying to establish a company that sells compressed,breathable air to citizens of Bangladesh, air gathered from Australia and Sweden, I wont tell you which company,but ive gotten contracts from some pretty big names, I got the idea whilst in a CNG.... BUSES are the major polluters, they have 0 Catalytic converters they emit 100 percent Carbon Monoxide which poisons the air, I sell oxygen from fresh places

DinRaat
January 8, 2017, 12:28 PM
my father is in the realestate business, in Aus, has 5 properties, rented and ready to sell, If you guys need some advice, i can get you started in the business, he reaped money from cheap houses particularly 400-500k range, renovated for 100k-200k, sold close to 1 mil, kept doing this, and soon inshallah we will open a bengali real estate agent

iDumb
January 8, 2017, 01:37 PM
And the troll has infiltrated the thread ...

How sad do your life have to be ?

Zeeshan
January 8, 2017, 03:34 PM
I think they went off because they tapped into the right market and then got the brand recognition. It has less to do with them being teachers.... bangali parents will sell their lungi to get their children good education ...they tapped into that and with u are right bangali work ethics results came and now ppl from all walks of life going there ....

I am often surprised that they have zero competition ... while growing up I constantly got barraged by bangali parents wanting me to tutor their kids ... I declined because I didn't think it was worth my time ...

I remember there was this pretty girl whose mom wanted me to teach her math ... might have been algebra or something I forgot .... she was one class below me ..I was gonna agree to this but her mom said she wants me to teach the mom then the mom will teach the daughter with me having no contact with her ... I told her to find somebody else ....

Anyways back to competition ... I think there is a market for it at least where I live .... I told my brother in law who likes teaching and I offered to help him with a game plan but the mofo is very unreliable and a pure dumaaass ... no motivation in life ..just eating and living at parents expense ... boils my brain .. he is happy with his little one to one tutoring session ..and making 200 bucks a week ... pathetic !

So apparently the mom didn't share her girl's genes?

iDumb
January 8, 2017, 04:00 PM
So apparently the mom didn't share her girl's genes?

I was ~14 years old at that time. HOw the mom looks doesn't even register in my brain at that time. But that girl was very pretty and their family was very protective of her. THe family wanted my help because words got around that I was doing ok in school. I guess her fear was that she didn't want to let two teenagers hangaround in the house for couple of hours everyday - understandble. HOwever last I heard about her, the girl ended up marrying someone against the parents consent and got divorced shortly and now finally trying to get into some PA schooling or something like that. Lesson is - you can't never protect your children - you can only teach them what's right and hope they make wise decisions.

Hell maybe I would have ended up marrying her if that tutoring ever happened who knows. But if I was single now and she was looking to get married - she wouldn't pass my criteria for a wife..

Anyways I stopped tutoring after a bengali family didn't pay me. This family had a son who was failing second grade.. for God sake.. 2ND GRADE... I was there toward the end of school year when his teacher warned the parents that if he doesn't get his grades up he will not be allowed to go to 3rd. His parents recruited me.. All I did was made sure he did his homework while he was watching wrestling. He ended up advancing to 3rd grade.. His parents came thanked me and was all very proud. But never gave me money that they told me they would and even at that age I was respectful enough not to embarrasse them. It's a hit or miss with these ppl.. they think just because I am 14 - my service should be free or low cost.....

Try pulling that sh** with these tutoring center....

I don't know whatever happened to that kid but I am pretty sure anyone who had hard time finishing second grade has dishwasher written all over his future...

Zeeshan
January 8, 2017, 04:03 PM
Thank manusher personal kotha na bolai bhalo... and there's nothing wrong being a dishwasher, yo. ^^^^^^^^^^^

iDumb
January 8, 2017, 04:09 PM
Thank manusher personal kotha na bolai bhalo... and there's nothing wrong being a dishwasher, yo. ^^^^^^^^^^^

Yes true personal kotha na bola bhalo but I am talking about my personal kotha barta. And the ppl that I am talking about you don't know them. So it's ok - don't try to show your moral high ground.... Mine is higher than yours I think.

And there is absolutely a lot of wrong with dishwasher. Do not believe in that every job is "respectful" brainwashing.

Every person should be respected. But the job doesn't need to be respected. There is nothing respectful about a job of cleaning other's toilet or washing dishes. you can respect it in your own little world but other ppl will not do it.

However, the person, a human being, a persona as a hardworker should be respected highly even if they end up doing jobs that most ppl find repulsive.

You should always aspire yourself to be the best and establish that certain things are beneath you. Otherwise you will not have the drive and be happy with 200 dollars a week tutoring paycheck or a mcdonalds paycheck whereas ppl/friends from your age group and your school attempting to change the world...

If you don't have a competetive drive .. wtf do you have.. why do you matter?? there are 7 billion ppl on earth.. why the f do YOU matter? ppl are not your mom.

Zeeshan
January 8, 2017, 04:12 PM
So if no one cleans the dishes, takes the trashes or cleans your s*** after someone make a mess at Chevron, who will do it? You? That's not a moral high ground I respect. That's much more like a spoiled stuck up straight up snobbery. ^^^^

Edit: Okay just reread this part:

However, the person, a human being, a persona as a hardworker should be respected highly even if they end up doing jobs that most ppl find repulsive.

Zeeshan
January 8, 2017, 04:16 PM
You should always aspire yourself to be the best and establish that certain things are beneath you. Otherwise you will not have the drive and be happy with 200 dollars a week tutoring paycheck or a mcdonalds paycheck whereas ppl/friends from your age group and your school attempting to change the world...



I find this ironic. And what's your aspiration? To be the best troll out there? The people out there who are changing the world are actually doing it. Not posting in some public forum like you and me.

iDumb
January 8, 2017, 04:21 PM
You have always been naive despite being well read. This is another proof ability to comprehend a textbook is much different than ability solve real world problems. You obviously did not understand my message. In a competitive market place there will always be a loser and a winner. You have to aspire to be the winner... The loser will clean the toilet. That's LIFE.

If you start to think like that the way you think is "moral high ground" you will end up at the loser end and will end up cleaning the toilet. Call me snob or whatever... but if you and me were to compete for something.. I will make sure you lose and I come out ahead .. And put you in a position where I wouldn't need your respect because I already won - that itself demands respect... your "lack of respect" is more like a vengeance that's all.

iDumb
January 8, 2017, 04:32 PM
I find this ironic. And what's your aspiration? To be the best troll out there? The people out there who are changing the world are actually doing it. Not posting in some public forum like you and me.

You are moving off topic and still not comprehending the message. My life is not simply sitting at home and replying to you. I have no urge to write to you to validate myself. I wrote the way I wrote because I have a problem with what my brother in law does being a son of an immigrant family while his parents do odd jobs. This guy went to one of those specialized school that bengali parents all want their children to go to. I see his potential - he is not mentally challeneged.. it is his application, attitude toward life, and lack of competetive drive/empathy/respect for parents is what gets me....

and to me he is a toilet cleaner till he get his acts together.... I actually want the BEST for him... He doesn't know that his friends make fun of him.. I know they do... cuz his friends from that specialized school are doing extraordinary things... while he is aspiring to clean mcdonalds toilet.

Zeeshan
January 8, 2017, 04:36 PM
You have always been naive despite being well read. This is another proof ability to comprehend a textbook is much different than ability solve real world problems. You obviously did not understand my message. In a competitive market place there will always be a loser and a winner. You have to aspire to be the winner... The loser will clean the toilet. That's LIFE.

If you start to think like that the way you think is "moral high ground" you will end up at the loser end and will end up cleaning the toilet. Call me snob or whatever... but if you and me were to compete for something.. I will make sure you lose and I come out ahead .. And put you in a position where I wouldn't need your respect because I already won - that itself demands respect... your "lack of respect" is more like a vengeance that's all.

You (And mufi, yes I am calling that clown out too because he has an irritating knack to post the wrong things at the wrong time directed at me...) PRESUME to know everything about me from my online personae and have the galls to talk about solving real world problems?

Just WHAT and HOW MUCH do you know about me Mister? One can only appear tough and intelligent behind pc screen for so long.

Anyways, no point losing my --- over this. No pun intended.

iDumb
January 8, 2017, 04:44 PM
Listen brother I do not know anything about you, I am simply replying to your text. Do not take things personally. If you can not handle the way I write and reply - just let me know.. I will not engage with you any further.

No hurt feeling brother.

If you look read my post above - it was never about you or to you... I am trying to convey a message using examples in my life. Very simple.

Kabir
January 9, 2017, 10:49 AM
I've spent the last 15 years "thinking" of what I can do besides 9-5. I did some freelance work in between, but its not enough to get by. But in the last 3 years, I've picked up carpentry as a hobby. I'm told by my friends and family that I should spend more time on it and sell things that I make - I could make 2-3k per month easily.

Problem is, I don't know if I like the idea of selling what I make. That takes the "hobby" out of the equation, and I'm only chasing money...not the "fun" of making things.

The reality of 21st century is people get bored way too easily. We have everything one can possibly want...so we just don't know how to enjoy life anymore. If your job gets boring, may be you need another job with more challenges...or you need a hobby or two.

PS - Zee, I know you're better than this. Stay cool bro.

Rifat
January 9, 2017, 11:04 AM
There's lot of export opportunities from BD.
Badnas, coconuts, medicines, deshi murgi, hasher dim, etc.
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Rifat
January 9, 2017, 11:34 AM
I was ~14 years old at that time. HOw the mom looks doesn't even register in my brain at that time. But that girl was very pretty and their family was very protective of her. THe family wanted my help because words got around that I was doing ok in school. I guess her fear was that she didn't want to let two teenagers hangaround in the house for couple of hours everyday - understandble. HOwever last I heard about her, the girl ended up marrying someone against the parents consent and got divorced shortly and now finally trying to get into some PA schooling or something like that. Lesson is - you can't never protect your children - you can only teach them what's right and hope they make wise decisions.

Hell maybe I would have ended up marrying her if that tutoring ever happened who knows. But if I was single now and she was looking to get married - she wouldn't pass my criteria for a wife..

Anyways I stopped tutoring after a bengali family didn't pay me. This family had a son who was failing second grade.. for God sake.. 2ND GRADE... I was there toward the end of school year when his teacher warned the parents that if he doesn't get his grades up he will not be allowed to go to 3rd. His parents recruited me.. All I did was made sure he did his homework while he was watching wrestling. He ended up advancing to 3rd grade.. His parents came thanked me and was all very proud. But never gave me money that they told me they would and even at that age I was respectful enough not to embarrasse them. It's a hit or miss with these ppl.. they think just because I am 14 - my service should be free or low cost.....

Try pulling that sh** with these tutoring center....

I don't know whatever happened to that kid but I am pretty sure anyone who had hard time finishing second grade has dishwasher written all over his future...

That's why In Islam, any time there is a transaction(loan, employment, mutual agreement) Things should be written down in contract. The longest verse in Qur'an is dedicated to this. I am not blaming you or anybody, It really sucks that you had to go through that especially when they said they would pay you something but it didn't happen. At least if you have something in writing and two third party witnesses, and a contract is violated you can hold them accountable for it.

I know what some people may be thinking, for something small like this. I say YES! Islam is very practical.

mufi_02
January 9, 2017, 01:29 PM
You (And mufi, yes I am calling that clown out too because he has an irritating knack to post the wrong things at the wrong time directed at me...) PRESUME to know everything about me from my online personae and have the galls to talk about solving real world problems?

Just WHAT and HOW MUCH do you know about me Mister? One can only appear tough and intelligent behind pc screen for so long.

Anyways, no point losing my --- over this. No pun intended.

lol I think you are giving yourself too much credit here. I neither have the time nor the inclination to think and form any image of you. I merely respond to your totally irrelevant and somewhat trollish posts in many threads. call me a clown or any other names or labels. I am just not sorry. And FYI, I never used any such label with you :)

back to business, me and Ajfar thought about selling NFL or any jerseys on eBay. Get it cheap from BD and sell it. But then realized it is trademark. So can't really it. Even some symbols such as "I love NY" have trademarks.

iDumb
January 9, 2017, 07:07 PM
The reality of 21st century is people get bored way too easily. We have everything one can possibly want...so we just don't know how to enjoy life anymore. If your job gets boring, may be you need another job with more challenges...or you need a hobby or two.



I think this bored too easily is a somewhat of a wealthy problem. Most ppl who are struggling are usually fed up because they have to work to survive. But when you have a stable job with pretty decent income and you can afford most of the middle class luxuries without a sweat then things can get a little boring I guess...

For example you thought behind earning 2 to 3k extra a month via carpentry does not give you motivation because I think that added income will have very minimum effect in your lifestyle. But if that 2 to 3k income was for someone with an odd job salary then that person would be excited to do this not think about his "hobby" being ruined. Another way of looking at it in a hypothetical situation that you are like Jesus and you can actually turn your hobby into a multimillion dollar revenue business.. then you will also get excited because that amount has the ability to change your lifestyle significantly....

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Kabir
January 9, 2017, 11:47 PM
For example you thought behind earning 2 to 3k extra a month via carpentry does not give you motivation because I think that added income will have very minimum effect in your lifestyle.

Orphy - what you said in your post is spot on. However, this statement is not true at all. 2-3k/month is a HUGE amount for me. But at what cost? For example, I could make an extra $100 every day it snowed by going around my neighborhood with my snowblower and charging my neighbors $20 to clear their driveway. But is that the best use of my day when I could have a snow fight with my 3-year old son instead?

Bhaab marar jonno kotha ta boltesi na kintu...I may feel differently if my circumstances are different later in life.

iDumb
January 10, 2017, 11:15 AM
2-3k/month is a HUGE amount for me. But at what cost? For example, I could make an extra $100 every day it snowed by going around my neighborhood with my snowblower and charging my neighbors $20 to clear their driveway. But is that the best use of my day when I could have a snow fight with my 3-year old son instead?



2 to 3k monthly is a lot for most ppl but you are right at what cost really? People often get hung up on earning and saving that they often don't live (what is living is subjective and debatable though) while young.

Personal finance blogs/books always emphasize the need to save, be cheap, this, that. I always hated those advice... Saving all your life for an old age that you don't even know how your health will be at expense of affordable luxaries of current life I can never endorse....

I rather take my kids to disney vacation than to save for their college if I had to choose between the two. When college comes other avenues will open up. But the excitement on a 5 year old when they go to disney you will miss out on....

The above only applies to ppl with stable jobs/income... if one is struglgling, get ur butt out there till u are in a stable position ..
but i suspect ppl in this thread are all doing relatively well...

Another thing is perspective and attitude. People always want to upgrade to a lifestyle that is beyond their income level. They want bigger house, better house in expensive areas.. They make impulsive purchases just because they can. Eventhough they had humble upbrining. I can not tolerate this kind of attitude and ppl.. I am married to one.... People do not appreciate the things that they have anymore and think it's their God given right to get whatever they want. Without shift in attitude, you can not be happy no matter how big your house is or how expensive your shaari is.. NOBODY CARES but you. When you meet ppl, they don't remember what shoes you were wearing but they remember how you communicated with them...

anyways I am getting into a rant mode and off topic... i will stop.

Shingara
January 10, 2017, 01:37 PM
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iDumb
February 1, 2017, 01:36 AM
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Tigers_eye
February 3, 2017, 11:39 AM
HHS, none of you really know how to make money. That is just pity. PM me. I'll guide you properly.

bujhee kom
February 3, 2017, 08:41 PM
Business Idea, my backside....I have been selling cheap china town under-wears after work on Time square like crack..."Trump is my Daddy!"

And "In Melania and Ivanka we believe!"