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Nanosonics Limited (NAN) Who Are They And Why Do We Invest In Them?

This month we highlight Nanosonics Limited (NAN.ASX) as a shariah-compliant investment.  Nanosonics, founded in 2001 and listed on ASX in 2007, is an Australian infection prevention company that has successfully developed and commercialised a unique high-level disinfection technology called the Trophon.  The Trophon is a medical device for the disinfection of ultrasound probes, which are…

A Guide to Making Halal Super Contributions for Retirement Investment

Are you wondering how in the world you’re supposed to get your super fund large enough to retire on? It’s something that might feel out of reach when you’re on the front end of the process. Your employer’s contributions might not be enough to get your super to where it needs to be before you hit…

Your Halal Superannuation Rates and Thresholds for FY 2021-22

The Australian government has just announced the new superannuation rates and thresholds for the 2021-22 financial year. This means that you’ll get to keep more of your hard-earned dollars as a result. So if you’re one of those people who’s been thinking about joining a transparent and ethical halal super fund, now is probably the…

I want to mentor other: 10 tips on how to make a positive impact on others

Mentorship can be a profound opportunity for professional development for both parties. It can be an eye-opening experience, especially for new mentors that have an understanding of career development. Below, we’ve listed 10 tips you need to know if you want to build or improve your mentoring relationship. 1. Approach each mentorship differently. While you…

10 Super Tips and Strategies if You Are in Your 20s

Life in your 20s tends to be pretty carefree at first. Then, responsibilities and expectations start to pour in and you’re left tending to immediate personal and financial matters. It can be stressful! The thought of figuring out your retirement fund might be the last thing on your mind. That said, having a set plan…

Crescent Foundation Extends Refugee Student Support Programs to a Third Australian University

Crescent Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to supporting refugee education, homelessness, Islamic cultural heritage, and youth and has extended its support for refugee students to a third Australian University. The Foundation has unveiled plans to grant Crescent Leadership Scholarships to four University of Technology Sydney (UTS) students a year for the next three years to help…

Muslims in Australia: The Bond Between Indigenous Australians and Islam

Muslims in Australia come in all shapes and sizes. More than 1,000,000,000 Australians identify themselves as Muslims. That counts for more than three per cent of the country. Many people think that Australian Muslims come from abroad. It is true that there are thousands of Muslims from Asia, Europe, Middle East and Africa. But it is…

26 May National Sorry Day: Everything You Need to Know

National Sorry Day is coming up in a few days. Have you ever wondered if you know the whole story? Australia holds 26 May National Sorry Day every year, yet many people do not know what it represents. We are here to tell you about the history of National Sorry Day, what it means, and how to honour it…

How Super Is Taxed in Australia: A Superannuation Guide For Beginners

It’s a worry that’s on everybody’s mind: “How will I get on in my golden years?” Fortunately, for residents of Australia, the superannuation programme handles those retirement concerns. Employees can rest assured that they can live life comfortably after their working years. But what are the tax implications of our super contributions? These are things…

Making the best Middle Eastern pancakes : Qatayef with Shaikh Abu Adnan and The Shahrouk Sisters

Learn how to make the best (Qatayef, Atayef) the Middle East’s pancakes, with Shaikh Abu Adnan and The Shahrouk Sisters. Continuing our exciting Ramadan series on mouth-watering cuisines from around the world, the Shahrouk sisters are very excited to present our next guest. Australian-born Muslim women from a Lebanese background, the Shahrouk Sisters – Halla, Houda, Leeann and Rouba – were…

Vimto: Why People in Australia and Across the Globe Drink It for Ramadan?

Ramadan is here and it’s a reminder for all Muslims to start stocking up on Vimto. What is Vimto, you ask? If you must know, Ramadan wouldn’t be the same for a lot of Muslims if they didn’t break their fast with the cool, sweet, and refreshing taste of Vimto. Ah, heaven! Let’s read on to…

How to make the best Stuffed Grape Vine Leaves, Warak Enab for Ramadan? Cooking with Dalya Ayoub and Shahrouk Sisters

How to Make the Best Stuffed Grape Vine Leaves, Warak Enab, Dolma for Ramadan with Dalya Ayoub Crescent Wealth has teamed up with the Shahrouk sisters to bring an incredible Ramadan cooking series to our members and community. Featuring renowned guests and community influentials, this show will provide new insight into the culinary storm that comes with…

AGCO Corporation Who Are They And Why Do We Invest In Them?

AGCO Corporation AGCO Corporation has its roots in the North American farm equipment industry, with its heritage reaching as far back as the mid 1800’s through many of its brands. AGCO is a global leader in the design, manufacture, and distribution of agricultural solutions. The company has operations in North and South America, Europe, the…

Who are Western Digital Corp and Why Do We Invest in Them?

Western Digital Corp. Western Digital Corporation develops and manufactures data storage devices and solutions that address the needs of businesses and consumers. It provides the infrastructure that enables the proliferation of data in a diverse number of industries. The company’s portfolio of technologies and products addresses client devices and solutions and data centre devices and…

How to Invest Halal In Australia

Through only 3% of the Australian population is Muslim, we are a growing group. We are shaping cultural touchstones to meet our own cultural needs and ethical standards. Though this extends to many facets of life, one of the most difficult to incorporate is typical financial services. Are you looking for a way to invest your…

Eid Al Fitr In Australia, Date, Time and How Best To Celebrate It?

Eid Al Fitr is weeks away, with an anticipated date of May 13th, 2021. Keep reading to learn more about the festivities in Australia’s second Eid Al Fitr in quarantine. With Islam being Australia’s second-largest religion, millions of Muslims in Australia are observing Ramadan. Ramadan is the most significant month in the Gregorian calendar because…

15 Western Must Watch Movies That Portray Muslims in a Positive Light

There are currently more than 2 billion Muslims living around the world. This means we make up a significant proportion of the global population. Despite this, many depictions of Muslim characters in western cinema are underdeveloped or perpetuate stereotypes. This can make finding a decent movie featuring Muslim characters a challenge. Fortunately, we’re here to help. If you’re…

Ramadan: 10 Health Benefits of the Islamic Intermittent Fasting Model

During the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, Muslims around the world observed a month of fasting, reflection, prayer, and community. Between sunrise and sunset, nearly all adult Muslims refrain from food, drink, tobacco products, and other behaviours. While the spiritual rewards of fasting are great, there are also a number of health benefits associated…

6 Ethical and Halal Investing Habits During the Month of Ramadan

Ramadan is a time for religious study and contemplation. One thing that many Muslims think about is their finances. A 2016 study examined financial investors during Ramadan. It found that Muslim investors were happier during the month, leading them to buy more stocks. In six Muslim-majority countries, the annualised returns during Ramadan far exceeded those of…

Why Data Centres are a Key Infrastructure Enabler of the Information Technology Age

Investing in Data Centre Primer An Introduction Data centres assist businesses by allowing them to outsource computing power and/or digital data storage. Data centres are generally classifieds in one of the following categories: Colocation (or carrier-neutral) Colocation data centres provide equipment,  space and bandwidth  to customers and enable interconnection with other tenants, cloud providers and…

How to Make the best Middle Eastern Aussie BBQ for Ramadan? Cooking with Mr Jihad Dib MP and Shahrouk Sisters

How to make the best Middle Eastern Aussie BBQ with Mr Jihad Dib MP The community, also known as Ummah is at the heart of living a good life. From the memories we share to the smiles we exchange, from the loving embraces to the dialogues we enrich our lives with – these are fascinating…

Making the Best Middle Eastern Spicy Fish: With The Socceroos Craig Foster AM and the Shahrouk Sisters

How To Make The Best Middle Eastern Spicy Fish In Ramadan– Samke Hara Crescent Wealth Super has teamed up with the Shahrouk Sister to bring an incredible Ramadan 2021 cooking series to our members and community. Featuring renowned guests and community influentials, this show will provide new insight into the culinary storm that comes with…

10 Tips to Stay Healthy During Ramadan : a Month of Fasting

Ramadan is an incredible month. 2 billion Muslims go without food during the day for 30 days. Fasting is one of the five pillars of Islam, which every capable Muslim must perform. Yet it can be difficult to practice. Many people go without food and drink during the day, but their hunger and thirst distract them. Others eat…

How to Defy the Odds With Your Superannuation Fund: If You Are a Woman

Imagine you just got your first job, and you’re ready to make enough money to support yourself. Retirement is the last thing on your mind, so you spend your entire salary on other things. Soon enough, you reach middle age and realise that the balance in your super isn’t nearly what it should be. So…

50 Female Muslim Scholars Shaykha or Alimah That You Haven’t Heard Of

March 8th marks International Women’s day. Around the world, women of all corners are celebrated for the strength, femininity, influence, and grace they have brought to the world. Here are 50 Muslim women scholars, or alimah, and leaders you’ve probably never heard of until now. 1. Nana Asmau (1793 – 1864) Written works of hers…