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How Can I Help My Husband with His Financial Dealings

How Can I Help My Husband with His Financial Dealings?

Wa `alaykum as-salamu wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- You have to continue advising your husband and trying hard to convince him to avoid impermissible dealings. 2- You …

Donating Interest Money

Can Charity Be Given From Earned Interest on My Bank Account?

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- Interest is forbidden in Islam. Scholars have given many fatwas that interest money paid by banks should be withdrawn and given to some charitable purposes.One should …

Can I Pay My Bank Interest to a Mosque?

Can I Pay My Bank Interest to a Mosque?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: Mosques are related to devotional affairs like worship, so they should be financed through lawful (halal) ways. Hence, it is …

How Does An Interest-Free Economy Operate? - About Islam

How Does An Interest-Free Economy Operate?

Short Answer:Islam is a way of life that is concerned with the economy (in its micro- and macro-levels, as we say in today’s language). However, Islam is not meant to devise specific systems for economy in the sense of a certain system for fiscal policies, risk, banking, and so on. Islam is NOT meant to …

charging interest

What is So Bad About Charging Interest on a Loan?

Short Answer:The Quran says God declares war on the one who charges interest. Why? Because interest is often used as a tool of oppression against poor people, forcing them into servitude and robbing them of dignity. Though there is ahadith that condemns paying interest, the Quranic spirit stands primarily againstcharging it. If you must pay …

Is Giving Interest Permissible? - About Islam

Is Giving Interest Permissible?

Asalamu Alaikum, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. Dr. Shabir Ally addresses this question in the video below: Transcript: Aisha Khaja:So, Dr. Shabir, the question that we’ve received from our viewer today is: in a previous episode you talked about interest and the idea that giving interest is permissible. So, can you …

How Does An Interest-Free Economy Operate? Part 2 - About Islam

How Does An Interest-Free Economy Operate? Part 2

Asalamu Alaikum, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. Please find the second and final part of the answer to your question below. Find the first part at the link here. I am not an expert in economics, even though I do have general knowledge of the subject. I know, however, that there …

Please Mom and Work For a Bank or Listen to My Heart

Please Mom and Work For a Bank or Listen to My Heart

Salam Dear Sister, Thank you so much for this great question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Of course in Islam, parents -and especially mothers- are highly regarded and Allah Himself enjoins upon us the excellent treatment of our parents. “And We have enjoined upon man [care] for his parents. His mother carried him, [increasing …

How to Avoid Consuming Interest Money

How to Avoid Consuming Interest Money?

Salam Dear Reader, Thank you so much for consulting Ask About Islam. We’re very pleased with this question and with everyone who is trying to leave what is impure and suspicious for what is halal, pure and pleasing to Allah (Glorified and Exalted). May Allah reward you for wanting to earn a halal living, and …



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