Muslim Women’s Agenda: celebrating Muslim Women at Australia’s First Muslim Women Festival

June 26, 2022

Over 200 attendees graced the Bankstown Arts Centre early this month to witness the opening night of Muslim Agenda, Australia’s first Muslim Women’s Festival. A festival by Muslim women, for Muslim women, it was a monumental occasion that celebrated the diversity, talent and hard work of the amazing women within our Muslim communities, especially in…

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A message from our Head of Investment, Mas Johan Harris

June 26, 2022

So far, in the calendar year 2022, markets have been extremely volatile. This volatility has followed a period of a strong bull rally after covid hit the global markets in March of 2020. This current period of uncertainty and flight away from risk assets has been triggered by emergence of inflation, which was not a…

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Why and how to rollover your existing superannuation

June 26, 2022

Believe it or not, combining your superannuation into one account and consolidating your balances, (a superannuation rollover), isn’t that hard and has many benefits as well. Below we have provided you with a short guide on why and how to rollover your superannuation. As always, this is a guide with general information only and make…

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Super Recontribution Strategy: How It Works

May 27, 2022

If the term ” recontribution strategy” sounds complex to you, then you’re not alone. Luckily, it’s not that hard to understand. As the name indicates, you withdraw a lump sum of your  superannuation savings[1] and then recontribute it back into your superannuation account. This raises an obvious question. Why take money out of superannuation and…

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Ustaz Chalidin Yacoub: Showing Australia the Beauty of Islam

May 12, 2022

When it comes to legacies, those centred on communities are the most powerful. Of particular significance are people who start, sustain, maintain and inspire communities by bringing people together while caring and looking after collective and individual interests at the same time. Ustaz Chalidin Yacoub founded the Ashabul Kahfi Islamic Centre (AKIC), a non-profit religious…

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Osman Karolia: Education, Passion, and Servitude in Schooling

May 12, 2022

Legacies can be left in a range of ways, and arguably the strongest is the power of education.  One renowned educator in the Australian Muslim community is Osman Karolia, who is creating a legacy built off community service and investment in the next generation. Osman’s philosophy has always been that all students, regardless of ability,…

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Mobinah Ahmad: The Enduring Legacy of AMUST

May 12, 2022

When it comes to legacy, there are few young, trailblazing Muslims that have created one quite like Mobinah Ahmad. Hers is an inspiring story, and one that should push us all to think about the legacy we leave behind.  Mobinah Ahmad is the managing editor of Australasian Muslim Times (AMUST), a leading Muslim news outlet…

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Australian Muslims through the Decade: Challenges, Solutions, and Reflections

May 12, 2022

Talal Yassine, Managing Director, Crescent Wealth I was recently invited to give an important keynote address at La Trobe University’s Iftar function on the 14th of April, during which I addressed several pertinent topics surrounding the contemporary Muslim identity in Australia. Ten years of Crescent Wealth engaging with and supporting the Muslim community has provided…

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Stock highlight – Next DC (NXT.ASX) as a shariah compliant investment

April 16, 2022

This month we highlight Next DC (NXT.ASX) as a shariah compliant investment.  Founded in 2010, NextDC is an Australian  market leading builder, owner and operator of data centres with a portfolio of 9 operational assets in Australia, and a further two in development. Data centers are, at a very high level, the critical infrastructure and…

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101 Guide to Crypto for Muslims

April 14, 2022

Analysts estimate that the crypto Metaverse could be worth up to $800 billion USD by the year 2024. It’s already changing the way we live, from our working patterns to the way we invest our wealth. But as practicing Muslims, we have a responsibility to approach the opportunities of the Metaverse with care. We need to ensure…

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