Would you like to invest in startups before they hit the stock market? Enter Venture Investing, where you can invest in high-risk high-growth early-stage startups. It’s an exciting way to diversify your portfolio and can be done in a halal manner. Read on for more!
The rollercoaster ride resumed in October, with both stocks and bonds taking a hit due to elevated geopolitical concerns and a steep increase in bond yields. In this series of monthly blogs, we explore the implications of current economic data and changing market conditions that help you better understand the markets and support your investment decisions.
A will is a religious obligation upon us and ensures the fair distribution of our wealth according to Islamic principles. However, many Muslims find wills complicated. Read on to gain more clarity on wills, its benefits and the importance of having one.
Global markets continued their slide in September, as familiar concerns about inflation and higher interest rates persisted. The MSCI World Islamic Index fell by 3.3% in August, while the Dow Jones Sukuk Index fell 1.0%. The big story in September was...
The promise of interest-free payment plans has led to a generation of consumers adopting unsustainable spending habits reliant on financial products that are largely unregulated. Read on to find out the impact that this has had on many individuals in terms of their financial wellness.
Students invest a huge amount of time and effort into their education to achieve their dream careers. Yet, whilst focusing on your studies and career path is essential, dedicating time to learning about how to utilise and manage money effectively can multiply how much wealth you generate over your lifetime.
Sheikh Sajid Umar delivers a unique examination on the Islamic view of Forex trading. With its global reach and 24/7 market operations, Forex has drawn participants from all walks of life. But, whilst Forex offers intriguing opportunities, it also presents unique questions for Muslim traders…
‘Rizq’ is a comprehensive Arabic term for the sustenance or provisions that Allah SWT provides to His creation. It encompasses all forms of resources, blessings, and provisions that are necessary for the maintenance and well-being of individuals. Did you know that there are certain actions and behaviours that Allah SWT and his Messenger ﷺ informed us, would actually increase your Rizq?
Markets continued their year-to-date rally in June, as more investors continued to move away from their defensive positioning to start the year. The MSCI World Islamic Index rose by 6.4% in June, while the Dow Jones Sukuk Index fell by 0.5%, as interest rates were rising once again. The persistent themes during the month were...
The Mahr represents a significant element of the marriage contract, serving as a tangible expression of financial support and protection for the bride. It's like a special gift that the groom gives to his bride. In this article, we'll delve into what the Mahr means in Islamic marriages, why it's important, and how much is considered appropriate.
Welcome to Part II of this series, where we uncover the wisdom of Islamic Wills. We dive deep into the financial distribution of a Will, obstacles that may restrict some inheritors, and the process of going about writing a Will.
31 million people in the UK alone have no will. 84% of those under the age of 35 have no will; and 60% of these people overall lack an up to date will. These are truly alarming statistics. In this 2-part series, we explore the role an Islamic Will plays in the larger Islamic economy and its profound impact in our legacy as Muslims.
Halal investing has come a long way in such a short space of time. But, there is a much wider discussion that needs to happen first; and that is why halal investing matters in the first place. To truly embrace and excel at something, we must first grasp the underlying reasons and motivations behind it. The why is our ‘’North Star’.
Being money-smart and proactive is essential for any woman who has wealth or helps to manage it in her household. From managing everyday expenses to saving for long-term goals and fulfilling religious obligations, adopting a money-savvy mindset can help us avoid debt, reduce waste, and maximise our blessings.
Skipton Building Society, a leading lender in the UK has recently announced plans to launch a 100% mortgage product aimed at first-time buyers, who struggle to save for a deposit. In a cost-of-living crisis, you can be forgiven for viewing this as a generous and appealing offer at first glance.
A common question today is asked about Riba: ''Is the Riba of today the same as that of yesteryear,'' because in today's age, Riba is seen as a privilege and certainly not oppressive. In this two-part series, we will shed some light on this dilemma across several discussion points.
With the end of Ramadan in sight, a specific type of charity always comes to the fore, Zakat Ul Fitr. I explore what Zakat Ul Fitr actually is, why it's different to other types of charity and the role it plays in facilitating a joyous Eid for the entire Ummah.
"I am so glad to see that Islamic financial literacy is becoming more taught. It is an important aspect of our religion and one that we must commit to understanding"
- Mufti Menk
"Finance is a very complicated world. Wahed is helping to educate Muslims about their wealth in a really easy way and I am proud to be supporting them"
- Khabib Nurmagomedov