Category Archives: Finance

job in the transportation

Q: I was umployed for a year. I got a job in the transportation. Sometimes I am told to transport alcohol to restaurants, clubs. Based on your Tafseer, yo seem Continue reading

‘If we are employed by a Christian University’

Q: As salaamu alaikum,
If we are employed by a Christian University/intuition would the money be halaal? Continue reading

if woman dies, does her wealth become the husbands?

Q: Assalamalaikum Imam,

Does the jewelry becomes husband’s property after wife’s death? Specially if it was bought by the husband for the wife while she was alive? Continue reading

credit card points

Q: Salaam,  I receive points with my debit card for running my card as credit, instead using my debit pen.  These points add up, so that I can redeem them for Continue reading

‘gimmie my million’

Q: Salaam alaykum,
My parents have life insurance .  Should I ask them to take me off of it and to remove me from being able to receive any money if something happened to Continue reading

2 quarters or a dollar never hurts now and then

Q: Salam Alaikum Imam,

Sometimes there is a homeless person standing in the parking entrance/exit of grocery stores. On one such instance, I wanted to give some small money to a homeless person while we were exiting the parking lot in our car. However, my sister didn’t think it was a good idea. She was afraid that we would be held liable Continue reading

‘manicure and pedicure’

Question: Assalaam O Alaikum Imam,
A.   I m intrested in learning manicure and pedicure (nail technician, puttig nail polish on fixing nails stuff like tht) due to the fact tht I wear hijab n want to work with women only.  If  I have this trade, I can work in ladies salon  and avoid  interaction with men. Continue reading

taxes — create a reform if it bothers you

Q: is it allowed to not pay full taxes? If we can prove that the money is not used for the interest of the people? (Email) Continue reading

two wrongs never made a right

Q: Banks take riba and give riba. They are filled with haram and i feel oppressed by them. I am charged fees at my bank. Can I pay my bank fees with riba from them? (email) Continue reading

The ill effects of Riba — how about a debit card alternative

Q: Salam Alaikum,
What is the Islamic ruling on credit cards?  Also can you please state the severe side effects of dealing with Riba? Jazakullah
Time: Tuesday January 25, 2011 at 12:10 am Continue reading