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Islamic Wills and Inheritance in Australia: What You Need to Know

By Nebras Sawalha / January 26, 2021

Not having a Will can be a dangerous game. Because when you die, you won’t have a say in the distribution of your assets. Your estate and personal effects could be disturbed according to Australian Law. Those you leave behind could potentially get nothing. That can be scary in and of itself. But if you’re…

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Ten 2021 New Year’s Resolutions for Ethical Islamic Living and Investing

By Nebras Sawalha / January 23, 2021

Ring in the new year. 2021 is full of opportunities and chances to grow. But you need to take advantage of those opportunities. One way is through making a New Year’s resolution. You can develop your Muslim faith, grow your skills, and strengthen your finances. Yet many people struggle to combine these goals together. You…

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How to Quit Smoking Today : 10 Tips That Actually Work

By Nebras Sawalha / January 23, 2021

In Australia, over 11% of adults smoke cigarettes every single day. A common New Year’s resolution is the promise to quit smoking once and for all. Unfortunately, because of the addictive nature of nicotine, quitting cigarettes can be quite difficult for many individuals. Is it time for you to quit smoking? Let’s take a look…

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Everything You Need to Know About Pension Age and Super Balances

By Nebras Sawalha / January 21, 2021

It’s important to learn about your superannuation fund as early as possible. Understanding your super fund can take some of the guesswork out of planning for retirement. For example, it’s important to know what you’ve earned when your pension age arrives. It’s also important to plan so that you can continue to live the lifestyle…

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How to Stay on Top of Your Mental Health and Wellbeing During the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Nebras Sawalha / January 21, 2021

You are not alone. A lot feels out of control right now, but there are steps you can take to stay in control of your mental wellbeing. The past year has been unprecedented. It has been challenging for all of us for different reasons. Mainly because of the COVID-19 pandemic. We resiliently dealt with being introduced to Zoom,…

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How Islam shaped, impacted and transformed the world we live in thorough culture, heritage and architecture

By Nebras Sawalha / January 21, 2021

The enchanting story of how Islam shaped, impacted and no-less transformed the world we live in today is one that needs to be told. Throughout history, Islam impacted peoples all over the world, influencing a plethora of civilisations and cultures. With the power of faith and a principle articulated no less than by the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon…

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A Glossary of Islamic Finance, Islamic Banking and Islamic Investment terms

By Nebras Sawalha / January 17, 2021

Following all the various Islamic financial terms is no easy feat. Trying to balance them with western banking is even harder! Fortunately, Crescent Wealth Supr is here to help with both. Use our simple guide and glossary of Islamic finance, banking and investment terms to help you navigate your way through. What Is Islamic Finance? Islamic finance is…

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Crescent Wealth Super’s Stance Against Pokies, Gambling and Its Vast Side Effects

By Nebras Sawalha / January 17, 2021

Nearly seven million Australians gamble on a regular basis. They play electronic gaming machines and they go to casinos. Most people believe gambling is a harmless activity, something that costs them nothing. We at Crescent Wealth Super take a strong stance against gambling. We do not invest in gambling companies, and we encourage everyone who gambles to…

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History and Evolution of Islamic Finance and Islamic Investment

By Nebras Sawalha / January 17, 2021

Islamic history is rich. Muslims were the first people to develop algebra. The Baghdad House of Wisdom was the leading educational institution in the world during the ninth century. Muslims created incredible music, works of visual art, and poetry. It’s little wonder that Muslims were among the first bankers and financiers. The history of Islamic finance…

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26 January: Australia Day History and Origin

By Nebras Sawalha / January 16, 2021

Australia Day is a very important day in Australia. Every Australian has fond memories of celebrating the day with friends and family throughout their lives. It’s celebrated on 26 January every year. Everyone enjoys the barbecues, festivals, fireworks, and sporting events that come along with it. However, there’s also a great deal of controversy surrounding the date…

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