azzad palm favicon

The lost art of saving: A four-step plan

According to government data out this quarter, student loan debt, which has doubled over the past 8 years, stood at $1.8 trillion as of June 30. About 11.5 percent of student debt was delinquent or in default for at least 90 days in the quarter that ended in June, up from 11.1 percent in the [&helli...
Read More
azzad palm favicon

Pope Francis and Islamic finance

Next week, Pope Francis is expected to arrive in Washington, D.C., to kick off his first visit to the United States, giving an anticipated 18 speeches. Although we don’t yet know the content of those talks, it shouldn’t surprise anyone if, when talking about social justice from his own faith per...
Read More

Markets continue the roller coaster ride

Investors kicked off September by fleeing stocks, extending the losses suffered in August. This market is being driven by emotion, rather than a substantial change in the fundamentals of the economy. Although data have indicated a slowdown in developed markets, we have seen nothing to indicate a rec...
Read More