Netflix, Alchemiya, Disney, and Amazon Prime are they Halal or haram

Are Netflix, Alchemiya, Disney, Amazon Prime and other TV streaming brands Halal or Haram (in Islam)?

By Nebras Sawalha / February 27, 2021

Is Netflix halal or haram? This is one of the big questions across the Muslim world in this modern era we live in. But it’s not just about Netflix. It’s also about many other forms of subscription television and movie networks, such as Alchemiya, Disney, and Amazon Prime. In the wake of Covid19, subscriptions for…

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Investing in Communication Towers, Digital Infrastructure or Infrastructure REIT: a Beginners Guide

By Nebras Sawalha / February 25, 2021

Communication Towers, digital infrastructure or Infrastructure REITs are a narrow but important asset class within the real asset sector.  Within the United States, there are four major “Tower” REITs; American Tower, Crown Castle, SBA Communications and Uniti Group.  Outside of the US, there are very few ways to gain exposure from communication infrastructure.  Despite having a narrow focus and few…

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Talal Yassine OAM Managing director of Crescent Wealth Super

ASFA Conference: Crescent Wealth Super highlights the importance of Customer and Member Engagement

By Nebras Sawalha / February 20, 2021

On 10 February 2021, people from across Australia joined specialised thought leaders as they discussed the future of superannuation. ASFA, the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia, organised a thought-provoking two-day conference, promoting discussion around Australian superannuation and effective utilisation strategies in fund allocation. The conference comes in the unique broader context of the COVID-19 pandemic, which led to the creation of special relief legislation, leading to…

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Is Alchohol a greater Greater Menace than drugs

Is Alcohol a Greater Menace to Society Than Drugs?

By Nebras Sawalha / February 17, 2021

When you think about alcohol or drugs, you may view drugs as worse. However, alcohol can be just as harmful to the people using it and to those around them. Whether you believe it’s ethical to consume drugs and alcohol or not, it is a problem for society. Consider how both drugs and alcohol can…

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How Islam Views Animal Welfare and Animal Cruelty

How Islam Views Animal Welfare and Animal Cruelty

By Nebras Sawalha / February 15, 2021

Of the many teachings of the Quran, there are several key overarching principles that concern how people should interact with the world around them. In particular, Quran teachings about animals offer detailed and specific guidance on how we should treat our non-human companions. All animals make up an essential part of the natural ecosystem that we rely…

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Pop up food stall, or truck with talal food. Halal-Food-Booming-Insutry

What Is Halal and Everything About the Booming Industry

By Nebras Sawalha / February 14, 2021

Are you supporting the booming halal industry? While this food is primarily associated with the Muslim faith, people of all creeds and religions are realizing the many benefits of halal food. If you respect the sanctity of life and are against animal cruelty, then you need to know more about halal. While it is not…

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Old Man Working, past his pension age

Can You Return to Work After Retirement?

By Nebras Sawalha / February 14, 2021

If you’re just starting out, thinking about retirement probably doesn’t take up much of your headspace. And you think about working after retirement even less. Now is the time to start thinking about retirement, and what you are going to do with your life when you reach retirement age. In Australia, there are working after…

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A photo of sunset with mosque in the background and everything You Need to Know About Sharia Compliant Islamic Superannuation

Everything You Need to Know About Sharia Compliant Islamic Superannuation

By Nebras Sawalha / February 14, 2021

Money speaks, and when you invest in something you don’t believe in it can feel like you’re telling the world, “This is okay.” Invest in alignment with your beliefs when you choose Sharia-compliant Islamic superannuation. Investing in Muslim superannuation funds that comply with Sharia law allows for ethical investing. You can skip potential investment options that…

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Two women in Hijab working together

50+ Successful Innovative Global Muslim Brands to Be Proud Of

By Nebras Sawalha / January 30, 2021

Muslims make up nearly one-fourth of the world’s population. Our community is rich with life, culture, and passionate young people who prioritize the same values and ethics that we do. Unfortunately, sometimes these entrepreneurial voices get drowned out. That’s why we’ve created a list of some of the coolest Muslim-led organizations in the world that…

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A sign made of carton spells there is no plan B. The sign is used for a climate change protest

How Weapons and War Contribute to Environmental Climate Change

By Nebras Sawalha / January 30, 2021

The impact of war and weapons can be felt everywhere, not just in surrounding areas. The damage done has a rippling effect, and before you know it, you will see it affecting you. Humanity’s unbridled pursuit of power is destroying our Earth. Now, at an even more rapid rate due to the tools of modern…

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