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Uniti Group Ltd Who are They and Why do we Invest in Them?

This month we highlight Uniti Group Ltd. (UWL.ASX) as a shariah-compliant investment. UWL is a leading provider of optical fibre technology and infrastructure networks with over 250,000 connections to Australian residential premises.  Through strong organic growth in rolling out fibre networks to new housing estates and apartments, and a number of strategic acquisitions, it is…

A Guide on United Nations Declaration (UNDRIP) on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Australia is facing a reckoning. 745,000 Australians identify themselves as Indigenous. That’s three per cent of the population. Yet Indigenous people go to jail 13 times more often than non-Indigenous people. This statistic is one fact that proves a history of discrimination. That’s why UNDRIP is so important. What is UNDRIP, and what are its terms? How…

COVID-19 and Its Rising Impact on Substance Use Such as Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs

The Coronavirus Pandemic has affected so many of us in different ways, and there are a few patterns showing. Substance abuse like drugs, alcohol, and tobacco are just one example of the toll that it’s taken. Unfortunately, we still have ways to go in this pandemic, so it’s best to learn about the problems that…

What to Teach Your Children About Halal Super

It is hard to get people interested in the financial world in general, let alone your children. But young people are a group of people who could benefit the most from financial literacy and the use of superannuation. There is a huge generational gap when it comes to total wealth, and understanding “what is super” can help.…

10 Aussie Muslims Doing Amazing things for the Muslim Community

For centuries, Muslims have contributed to the Australian landscape and advancement. Australia is a unique multicultural country, made up of Islamic communities as well as non-Muslim ones. But Islam and the Muslim community has always been welcome down under, since the time of the Macassans trading with the Indigenous in the 16th century, to the…

Mr. Charlie Shahin Managing Director of Peregrine Corporation, has Joined the Board of Crescent Wealth

It is with great pleasure that Crescent Wealth announces the onboarding of one of our newest board members – Mr. Charlie Shahin! Mr. Charlie Shahin is one of Australia’s most successful but understated businessmen. From humble beginnings, Mr. Charlie Shaheen is warmly embraced as a part of Crescent Wealth. “On behalf of my fellow board…

Samsung Electronics and Investing in this Leading Global Electronics Company

Samsung Electronics is a leading global electronics company specialising in handsets, tablets, personal computers and peripherals, networking, consumer electronics, appliances and components. Samsung ranks as the largest producer of memory chips, LCD/OLED panels and TVs globally by revenue, and second in mobile phones and tablets. Samsung’s management philosophy is to “devote our human resources and…

Evolution of Riba or Interest in Islam and Buy now Pay Later Credit Platforms

An oft-repeated word in all discussions financial. And whilst the shariah (Islamic law) is clear on its stance on Riba (namely, it being haram), it has reappeared in contemporary discussions around conventional banking and the modern banking system.  More controversially, it has also become the centre of heated debate amongst Muslim jurists in light of…

Australian Muslims Facing Discrimination, Australian Human Rights Report

Discrimination. A word that carries so much baggage and history, and continues to remain a topic of important political and societal conversation today.  Australian Muslims, like other minorities, are not exempt from being on the receiving end of discrimination.  The Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) released a document last month detailing the instances of abuse…

Lockdown Mental Well-being Family Violence and Domestic Abuse Spike During Covid-19

Lockdown, Covid 19 Corona and extra time with the family. Sound familiar? It’s more than a common experience – we’re all living a life locked away in the corners of ours homes. And although staying at home is enjoyable for the introverts among us, for some, it has meant increased time in abusive relationships that…

Islam and the Holy Qur’an: Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing

In Australia, Sydney and many of its surrounding areas are now experiencing a lockdown. This stay-at-home order was put into place on 28 August, following high numbers of the Delta variant, and is planned to last 4 weeks longer than initially expected. Considering the effects of lockdown on mental health, it can be difficult to readapt…

What Is International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples?

Over 476 million Indigenous people live in 90 countries across the world today. They account for 6.2% of the global population and boast a massive diversity of unique cultures. The UN established the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. The purpose of this day is to honour the contributions of Indigenous nations. It is…

10 Halal Superannuation Tips and Hacks if You Are in Your 50s

Your 50s can be an exciting decade, from paying off your mortgage to perhaps having grandchildren. However, now’s the time to make sure your halal super is on track for your retirement. Whether you need to start saving more or you’re already on track, you should know. Then, you won’t have to worry about your…

What Is August 4th National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day?

Whether you are Indigenous, Muslim, both, or neither, we can celebrate Children’s Day together. Children’s Day is an Australian national holiday with historical significance. Children’s Day is a celebration we hold every 4 August. It honours National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children throughout the country. It celebrates children’s place in our families and communities.…

How To Quit Hookah, Shisha, Narjeela, Arghile, Goza or Even Hubble Bubble?

Smoking stretches across Australia. In a 2019 survey, 11.6 per cent of Australian adults said they smoked at least once a day. The daily smoking rate is going down, but plenty of people still intake tobacco. One reason is the versatility of tobacco smoking. Hookah, shisha, narjeela, arghile, goza, and Hubble Bubble are very popular. If you…

Tax-Deductible Superannuation Contributions: How Does It Work For Your Halal Super?

If you have additional cash and want to boost the savings you need for retirement, you can make a tax-deductible superannuation contribution. This is one of the best ways to get a big return on your investment. You read right. With tax-deductible superannuation contributions, you’ll be able to increase your super while sweetening the deal…

Johnson & Johnson: Who They are and Why do we Invest in Them?

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) is the world’s largest and most diversified healthcare company Engaged in the research and development, manufacture and sale of a broad range of healthcare products. The company’s primary focus is on products related to human health and well-being. It is organized into three business segments, which include Consumer, Pharmaceutical and Medical…

The Significance and Virtues of 10 Days of Dhul Hijjah

It is the time of the pilgrimage. Nearly 2.5 million pilgrims went to Mecca for Hajj during 2019. But that number stands for a small fraction of Muslims who participated in Dhul Hijjah. The month is an important occasion for religious performances all over the world, not just in Mecca. To celebrate this special time, you need…

Why Muslims Call Eid Al Adha, Big Eid and Eid Al Fitr, Little Eid?

Have you ever heard of Eid? Maybe you’ve seen Muslims celebrating or heard about the end of Ramadan and wondered what exactly is going on. You’re not alone! Muslim holidays are very important to the people who practice them. If you have any Muslim friends or coworkers, it is a nice idea to learn a…

Is SMSF the Right Option for Me? What Are Some Pros and Cons?

Did you know that 53% of SMSF fund members are men and 47% are women? Regular investment into a superannuation fund is essential for retirement planning, no matter your gender. If you have been considering whether an SMSF (self-managed super fund) might be the right choice for you, this article examines the main advantages and disadvantages of…

Hajj 2021 COVID-19 Restrictions, Limited to 60,000 Pilgrims

In 2019 there were around 2.5 million pilgrims who performed Hajj. However, last year 1,000 pilgrims based in Saudi Arabia were permitted to pilgrimage. But are there COVID-19 restrictions this year? Maybe you remember the pictures of the Hajj in 2020. It featured in news outlets around the world, a symbol of the changes the pandemic brought. This year, there are also…

20 Best Islamic Apps to Download in 2021

Islam and the Internet go hand in hand. According to the Tabah Foundation, 37 percent of Muslim Internet users visit the websites of scholars and Islamic institutes every week. The Internet, and everything digital is becoming a great resource for Islamic apps. Aussie Muslims can download several apps on a wide range of topics. But the…

7 Halal Ethical Investment Ideas for FY2021-FY2022

Are you interested in upping your investments? Perhaps you’re a beginner Muslim investor who’s looking to diversify their portfolio with some wise assets. But have you considered that the very stocks, bonds, and industries you’re investing in can be regarded as haram? It is essential to ensure that all your investment and wealth creation opportunities are compliant…

Are Afterpay, Zippay and Klarna Halal or Haram to Invest In?

Are you worried about having a secure future? Does setting up a halal super seem impossible? Fortunately, you can find investments that comply with Islam, but are apps like Afterpay a good fit? Before you put your money into any investment fund, make sure it’s not haram. Buy now pay later apps may be growing…

10 Super Tips and Strategies if You Are in Your 30s or 40s

In your 30s and 40s, you have a lot going for you. You might be starting a family or a first-time homeowner, and you’re in one of the most unique financial positions of your lifetime. You’re likely starting to see salary increases or promotions, and you still have plenty of time left before retirement. This…