COVID-19 Live Webinars: Insight and Analysis

Stock Highlight – Henry Schein Inc

By Professor Talal Yassine / October 30, 2020

Henry Schein Inc. was founded in 1932 as a healthcare supplies distributor. Today, they employ approximately 19,000 staff globally and serve more than 1 million customers. The company’s ultimate goal is to help office-based dental and medical practitioners provide better care to their patients. This is achieved through their huge selection of more than 120,000 branded and private-label products, in addition to more than 180,000 products available for special order. But beyond their success as a global business, Henry Schein…

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Crescent Super Conversations Meet Sheike Shabir Moosa

By Professor Talal Yassine / October 30, 2020

For more than two decades, Shaykh Shabir Moosa has been serving his community in a range of roles – but particularly in Islamic finances. He heads up the Centre for Islamic Economics Australia (ICMEA), is a Certified Islamic Finance and Banking Advisor and Auditor, and has lectured in various disciplines of Higher Islamic Studies at Jaam’iah al-Ulum al-islamiyyah. Given his vast knowledge and deep community roots, Shaykh Shabir was the…

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Former Socceroo Craig Foster appointed to the Crescent Foundation Board

By Professor Talal Yassine / October 30, 2020

Foundation announces 28th Leadership Scholarship for Refugees at University of Western Sydney Crescent Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to supporting refugee education, homelessness and Islamic cultural heritage, today announced the appointment of former socceroos captain Craig Foster to the board. The appointment coincides with a significant milestone for the Foundation with 28 scholarships now awarded for students with refugee backgrounds to study at…

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Budget - Your Future, Your Super

Australian Federal Budget Superannuation Update

By Professor Talal Yassine / October 30, 2020

One of the biggest announcements from the October 6 Federal Budget was the significant reforms of the country’s superannuation system. Titled Your Future, Your Super, the program will start from 1 July 2021 and will include a range of new policie.

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Meet our Members: Sheikh Alaa Elzokm

By Professor Talal Yassine / October 6, 2020

“I came to know about Crescent Wealth through existing members and switched my super over because I do not want my investments harming others. Sheikh Alaa Elzokm is a widely-respected leader in our community and the Imam at the Elsedeaq Islamic Society in Heidelberg Heights, Melbourne. Having studied at the highly esteemed Al-Azhar University in…

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Meet our Members: Rabiah Khawaja

By Professor Talal Yassine / October 6, 2020

Crescent Wealth really appealed to me because it enables me to invest my money in line with my values and for a future I want to help create. As someone who helps vulnerable people and their families on a daily basis, Rabiah Khawaja is a role model for many. As an immigration law and human rights lawyer, Rabiah is one of…

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Sponsoring Graduates through Crescent Foundation

By Professor Talal Yassine / October 6, 2020

The opportunity to complete my Engineering degree at the Western Sydney University, with the support of the Crescent Foundation scholarship, meant that I could study at the same time as getting hands-on experience working on humanitarian projects. GRADUATED WITH Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) EMPLOYED WITH Community Migrant Resource Centre as the Employment & Enterprise Officer…

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Super Management Tips for the Year Ahead

By Professor Talal Yassine / October 6, 2020

Research suggests the lifestyle that most Australians desire is likely to be unmet by their superannuation savings. Hence it is likely that you will need to cutback on your retirement plans to make sure your savings last the distance. You can make a difference, and you can do this by taking advantage of a number…

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Partnering for Good: Brothers in Need

By Professor Talal Yassine / October 6, 2020

Brothers in Need is a not-for-profit organisation which was established to improve the lives of the most disadvantaged people within our community. The charity is an important part of daily life for families doing it tough, the poor and needy, the sick and elderly. This year, Crescent Foundation partnered with Brothers in Need to help…

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Interview with Chairman – The Honourable Bob Carr

By Professor Talal Yassine / October 6, 2020

We spend some time with the Crescent Foundation Chairman Hon. Bob Carr to get an insight into the amazing contributions the Foundation has had not only on the educational scholarships but also the urgently needed work the NFP Brothers in Need are doing with their assistance to the homeless community. QUESTION 1 Tell us a…

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