Understand your net worth

Do you know how much you’re worth financially? Knowing your net worth can help you to better plan for your future and set savings goals. To calculate your net worth, add up the value of everything you own and subtract from that amount everything you owe. In other words, your assets minus your deb...
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Are you paying fees on top of fees?

Would you be willing to give up 40% per year in investment return? While most people would balk at the thought of losing that much money, they may be doing so unknowingly if they’re paying both advisor fees and mutual fund fees. A no-frills investment advisor would likely charge around 1% per year...
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Make your money work for you

If at age 25 you deposit $100 a month into a mutual fund with an annualized return of 10% a year, you’ll have about $640,000 when you’re 65. You’ll have deposited a total of $48,000 of your own money. On the other hand, if you procrastinate and wait until you’re 40 to start saving, you’ll ...
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How to respond to fraud or a data breach

Time is of the essence, whether your personal data has been compromised as part of a larger targeted cyberattack or you are the victim of fraud or an individual cybercrime. You’ll need to take immediate action to minimize the impacts. These are steps you should take within specified time frames af...
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Top 5 investor mistakes

We talk a lot about investor behavior at Azzad. Unlike the ups and downs of markets, it’s one of the few variables investors can control. Successful investing is hard, but it doesn’t require genius. Often, success simply means identifying your own psychological weaknesses and changing some behav...
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